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Psicologia para América Latina

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MACEDO, Victoria Magdalena Varela. Análisis de la relación existente entre aculturación y nacionalidad. Psicol. Am. Lat. [online]. 2005, n.3. ISSN 1870-350X.

The goal in this study was to analyze the influence that nationality variable exerted on international students acculturate process. They were college and postgraduate students, and they were studying in Mexican universities. An acculturation scale and a battery of tests were applied to 396 students, in order to get information about the way acculturation was taking place. 209 females (52.8%), 187 males (47.2%) were participating. It was observed that nationality is a quiet important variable when we are taking about acculturation. Differences among nationalities are evident when analysis of covariance was applied to the battery of tests. ANOVA showed significant differences among groups’ means. Latino and Europeans groups’ means were the highest.

Keywords : Acculturation; Nationality; International students; Acculturation scale.

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