I just came across an old article of the New Scientist, not exactly my favourite reading, actually, with something possibly relevant to this forum. I apologise for those who already bumped into this six-month old piece of news. Chinese and American people see the world differently � literally. While Americans focus on the central objects of photographs, Chinese individuals pay more attention to the image as a whole, according to psychologists at the University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor, US. Read more on New Scientist or at the source (registration required for the full text, the abstract is free).