LIFE Fellow from 2010 to 2015, University of Virginia
Dissertation completed in April 2015
The Rice Theory of Culture
(Advisor: Shigehiro Oishi)
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 of the United States of America, 117(33), 19816–19824. https://doi.org.10.1073/pnas.1909909117
Talhelm, T., Zhang, X., Oishi, S., Shimin, C., Duan, D., Lan, X., & Kitayama, S. (2014). Discovery of large-scale psychological differences within China explained by rice vs. wheat agriculture. Science, 344(6184), 603–608. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1246850
Talhelm, T., & Oishi, S. (2013). Residential mobility affects self-concept, group support, and happiness of individuals and communities. In P. J. Rentfrow (Ed.), Psychological geography: Exploring the interaction of environment and behavior. APA Books.