oa IFE PsychologIA : An International Journal - The relationships among intent consequences and blame in Burkina Faso adolescents and young adults
|Article Title||The relationships among intent consequences and blame in Burkina Faso adolescents and young adults|
|© Publisher:||IFE Centre for Psychological Studies (ICPS)|
|Journal||IFE PsychologIA : An International Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *Universite de Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. **Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, France|
|Publication Date||Jan 1999|
|Pages||32 - 45|
|Keyword(s)||Blame, Collectivist system, Colonization, Intercultural differences, Occidental values, Punishments, Recompenses and Social cognitive schema|
Many studies using information integration theory and innvolving Western samples, have shown the attribution of blame to be based on degree of intent, and gravity of consequences, the two degrees being simply additive in their effects. The authors studied the form this schema can take among Burkina Faso adolescents and young adults. Although group results resembled that observed in American samples, individual results differed.
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