- Collectivist societies excel at production, while individualistic cultures nurture more invention.
- Innovation and Individualism
- Scholars have only recently begun to pay attention to the striking variation in psychology across societies.
- Societies that sprang up around rice farming are still more interdependent and fiercely loyal, something psychological testing has shown is common in other rice-growing East Asian nations, such as Japan and Korea.
- Celebrating and exploiting human diversity means recognizing that different societies have different advantages.
- Numerous studies have demonstrated that innovation is more likely to occur in societies that reward unconventional thinking.
Category 2: The Big Picture of the Digital Age
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