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Behaviours That Can Be Offensive in Some Cultures

Dec 10, 2019 | 20m

When traveling globally, what are some things to look out for to ensure your body language and mannerisms are polite? Dr. Mark Frank, a world-renowned social psychologist, lets you in on the key differences between collectivist and non-collectivist cultures, monochronic and polychronic cultures, and the myriad of little things that could make you appear rude in certain countries.

Gain Actionable Insights Into:

  • Cultural differences to be aware of when travelling around Asia
  • What to do if you’re not sure of the local social norms
  • The sure-fire way to be polite anywhere in the world
  • Commonly used hand gestures that can be obscene in some cultures
  • Which countries have the most interesting body language quirks

Hosted by Pippa Woodhead


Dr. Mark Frank

Social Psychologist

State University of New York



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