Thomas Talhelm

University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Assistant Professor

5807 South Woodlawn Avenue

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

http://www.chicagobooth.edu/faculty/directory/t/thomas-talhelm

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Scholarly Papers (14)

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Liberals Think More Analytically (More 'Weird') than Conservatives

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2015
University of Chicago Booth School of Business, New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business, University of Virginia - Psychology, Beijing Normal University (BNU), University of Virginia - Psychology and South China Normal University
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politics, cognitive style, analytic, holistic, liberal, culture, categorization

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How Rice Farming Shaped Culture in Southern China

Talhelm, T., & Oishi, S. (2018). How Rice Farming Shaped Culture in Southern China. In A. K. Uskul & S. Oishi (Eds.), Socioeconomic Environment and Human Psychology (pp. 53–76). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Jun 2018
Thomas Talhelm and Shigehiro Oishi
University of Chicago Booth School of Business and University of Virginia - Psychology
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culture, rice theory, agriculture, farming, China, India

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Emerging Evidence of Cultural Differences Linked to Rice versus Wheat Agriculture

Talhelm, T. (2019). Emerging Evidence of Cultural Differences Linked to Rice Versus Wheat Agriculture. Current Opinion in Psychology
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 11 Jul 2019
Thomas Talhelm
University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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rice theory, subsistence style, paddy rice, culture, China

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Who Smiles While Alone? Rates of Smiling Lower in China than US

Talhelm, T., Oishi, S., & Zhang, X. (2018). Who smiles while alone? Rates of smiling lower in China than US. Emotion.
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 21 Jun 2018
Thomas Talhelm, Shigehiro Oishi and Xuemin Zhang
University of Chicago Booth School of Business, University of Virginia - Psychology and Beijing Normal University (BNU)
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smiling, China, culture, observational study

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Culture and Ecology

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 21 Jun 2018
Thomas Talhelm and Shigehiro Oishi
University of Chicago Booth School of Business and University of Virginia - Psychology
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culture, ecology, social ecology

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Residential Mobility Affects Self-Concept, Group Support, and Happiness of Individuals and Communities

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Aug 2018
Thomas Talhelm and Shigehiro Oishi
University of Chicago Booth School of Business and University of Virginia - Psychology
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mobility, well-being, happiness, community, regional differences, geographic differences

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Ingroup Vigilance in Collectivistic Cultures

Liu, S., Morris, M. W., Talhelm, T., & Yang, Q. (2019). Ingroup vigilance in collectivistic culture. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Jul 2019
Shi Liu, Michael Morris, Thomas Talhelm and Qian Yang
Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Columbia Business School - Management, University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Zhejiang University School of Medicine
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culture, China, rice theory, interdependence, self, collectivism, agriculture, farming, vigilance

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Moving Chairs in Starbucks: Observational Studies Find Rice-Wheat Cultural Differences in Daily Life in China

Talhelm, T., Zhang, X., & Oishi, S. (2018). Moving chairs in Starbucks: Observational studies find rice-wheat cultural differences. Science Advances, 4, eaap8469.
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Jun 2018
Thomas Talhelm, Xuemin Zhang and Shigehiro Oishi
University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Beijing Normal University (BNU) and University of Virginia - Psychology
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Culture, China, Agriculture, Rice Theory

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Teens in Rice County Are More Interdependent and Think More Holistically Than Nearby Wheat County

Dong, X., Talhelm, T., & Ren, X. (2018). Teens in rice county are more interdependent and think more holistically than nearby wheat county. Social Psychological and Personality Science
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Dec 2018
Xiawei Dong, Thomas Talhelm and Xiaopeng Ren
Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - Institute of Psychology
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Rice, Culture, China, Farming, Agriculture

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Historically Rice-Farming Societies Have Tighter Social Norms in China and Worldwide

Talhelm, T., & English, A. S. (2020). Historically rice-farming societies have tighter social norms in China and worldwide. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Sep 2020
Thomas Talhelm and Alexander English
University of Chicago Booth School of Business and Shanghai International Studies University
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tightness-looseness, social norms, rice theory, agriculture, subsistence style

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Hong Kong Liberals are Weird: Analytic Thought Increases Support for Liberal Policies

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Jun 2018
Thomas Talhelm
University of Chicago Booth School of Business
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politics, culture, Hong Kong, thought style, cognitive style

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Relational Mobility Predicts Social Behaviors in 39 Countries and Is Tied to Historical Farming and Threat

Number of pages: 101 Posted: 12 Mar 2021
Hokusei Gakuen University, Hokkaido University - Graduate School of Economics & Business Administration, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, College of William and Mary, Meiji Gakuin University, Bielefeld University, Universität Osnabrück, University of Toulouse, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Psychology, Sungkyunkwan University, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS), University of Kent, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Tartu, University of Oxford, University of Oxford, National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (NaUKMA), Catholic University of Milan, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Victoria University of Wellington, Universidade do Porto, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Leiden University, University of Navarra, IESE Business School, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi and VU University Amsterdam
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Relational mobility, subsistence style, ecological threats, culture, rice farming, rice agriculture

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Residential Mobility and Low-Commitment Groups

Oishi, S., Talhelm, T., Lee, M., Komiya, A., & Akutsu, S. (2015). Residential mobility and low-commitment groups. Archives of Scientific Psychology, 3(1), 54–61. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/arc0000013
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Sep 2020
University of Virginia - Psychology, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Hiroshima University and Hitotsubashi University
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residential mobility, commitment, social style, megachurches, groups

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High-Status People Are More Individualistic and Analytic-Thinking in the West and Wheat- Farming Areas, But Not Rice-Farming Areas

European Journal of Social Psychology
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 14 May 2021
Haotian Zhang, Thomas Talhelm, Qian Yang and Chao Hu
Hangzhou Normal University, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Zhejiang University School of Medicine and Hangzhou Normal University
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socio-economic status, cognitive style, analytic, holistic, culture, rice theory