In some societies, kids are taught that they’re in control of their own happiness which makes them more indulgent.As developmental psychologists, we’re fascinated by these differences, how they take shape and how they get passed along from one generation to the next.Our new book, “Toddlers, Parents and Culture,” explores the way a society’s values influences the choices parents make and how this, in turn, influences who their kids become.The enduring influence of cultural valuesAlthough genetics certainly matter, the way you behave isn’t hardwired.Over the past two decades, researchers have shown how culture can shape your personality.In 2005, psychologist Robert McCrae and his colleagues were able to document pronounced differences in the personalities of people living in different parts of the world. For example, adults from European cultures tended to be more outgoing and open to new experiences than those from Asian cultures. Within Europe, they found that people from Northern Europe were more conscientious than their peers in Southern Europe.Recently, we were able to trace some of these differences to early childhood.Parenting perhaps not surprisingly played a role.To conduct the research for our book, we worked with colleagues from 14 different countries.
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Furious.” In front of May, he scolded his advisers in what Shannon recalled as “an unseemly moment”. “He said: ‘You’re telling me that Vladimir Putin called the White House and you’re only telling me now during this lunch? Vladimir Putin is the only man in the world who can destroy the United States and I didn’t take his call’.”May was far from alone in being exposed to Trump’s flagrant disregard for boundaries.From his unilateral withdrawals from the Iranian nuclear treaty and the Paris climate accord to his dealings with the Palestinians, Russia and China, few even those close to him could ever fully grasp the extent of his unpredictability or his disdain for detail.The former Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull was thrown off balance by Trump’s behaviour during an encounter at a G20 meeting in Hamburg also in 2017.Like May, Turnbull had important issues on his mind, in this case steel tariffs. Taking his chance, Turnbull collared Trump, who was obsessing about something else.