An Experimental Study on the Relationship between Confucius Culture and the Social Cognition of Chinese People

Xiaoxue Zhou, Jingzhou Pan, Chenke Ma, Rensheng Han


Confucius Culture profoundly impacts on people’s social cognitive processes and behavior style. Study One used the Qualitative Research Method, the Content Analysis, to analyze the “Confucian Analects”. The result showed that Confucius Culture is a kind of culture of the internal. Based on the result, one experiment was conducted showing that the experimental group which was exposed to some symbols associated with Confucius Culture elicited a more tendency to make internal attribution.

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Asian Social Science   ISSN 1911-2017 (Print)   ISSN 1911-2025 (Online)    Email: 

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