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The creative benefits are most apparent when the multicultural
experience involves deep immersion (such as living in a foreign
countrie) rather than just cursory foreign experiences (such as
Individuals who are more open to foreign cultures and who
actively compare and contrast between the home and foreign
cultures reap more creative benefits.
The creative benefits are less apparent in contexts that require a
need for firm answers or adherence to conventional knowledge,
or under time pressure.
Created by Dr. Joanne Hsu
Created Five Minds for the Future:
The Respectful Mind
Responding sympathetically and
constructively to differences among
individuals and among groups; seeking to
understand and work with those who are
different; extending beyond mere tolerance
and political correctness.
(Gardner, 2006, p. 157) Building global competence in psychology instills
one with genuine appreciation for cultural
diversity and deep commitment to its
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