Pitfalls of adapting measurements to other cultures

In this podcast, ESR Clara Plückelmann interviews researcher Ali Amiri about the challenges and pitfalls of adapting psychological measures to different cultural contexts. In the podcast Ali provides insight into his work. He describes differences in cultural expressions of emotion and discusses why simply translating measures into another language is not sufficient for adapting them to different cultural contexts.

Ali Amiri is working in a project aimed at developing a culturally adapted internet-delivered Cognitive Behavioral therapy program for Farsi/Dari and Arabic-speaking immigrant youth.

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