Think of cultural neuroscience as the study of how cultural values, practices and beliefs shape and are shaped by the brain and genetics across multiple timescales. This emerging field bridges theory and methods from a variety of disciplines including at least anthropology, psychololgy, neuroscience, and genetics. (Chiao, Joan Y. and N. Ambady, N. Cultural neuroscience: Parsing universality and diversity across levels of analysis. In Kitayama, S. and Cohen, D. (Eds.) Handbook of Cultural Psychology, Guilford Press, NY, pp. 237-254. 2007.)