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Steven J. Heine

Steven J. Heine is Professor of Social and Cultural Psychology and Distinguished University Scholar at the University of British Columbia. His research focuses on meaning, genetic essentialism, and cultural influences on motivations. He has published over seventy articles in such periodicals as Science, Nature, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, and Psychological Review. He received the Distinguished Scientist Early Career Award for Social Psychology from the American Psychological Association in 2003 and the Career Trajectory Award from the Society of Experimental Social Psychology in 2011. He lives with his family in Vancouver.

Books by Steven J. Heine

  1. Book CoverCultural Psychology

    Third Edition

    The standard for cultural psychology courses around the world.More

  2. Book CoverDNA Is Not Destiny: The Remarkable, Completely Misunderstood Relationship between You and Your Genes

    One of the world’s leading cultural psychologists debunks the hype surrounding DNA testing and puts to rest our mistaken anxieties about our genes.More

  3. Book CoverPsychological Science

    Third Canadian Edition

    The world of psychological science, made especially relevant for Canadian students.More