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Paper 1: Due February 28 Cultural Practices In class we will talk about the term “cultural practices” and we will come up with some examples of cultural practices. For this paper, you will write about your experience in changing your own cultural practices. In the pre-paper stage, you will spend at least five days changing some cultural practice in your environment: You will add something or take something away. Then you will write a paper about what you changed, and what you thought about it. What happened to your cognitions, emotions, behaviors, and motivations when you altered your typical practices? What does that mean about how cultural environments might sustain our cognitions, emotions, and behaviors?
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Unformatted text preview: In turn, what role do your own, learned cognitions, emotions, behaviors, and motivations play in sustaining, reinforcing, or creating the cultural practice you were working with? This paper is designed to get you to think, initially and practically, about the role of immediate cultural practices in our psychological lives. As a first paper, it is also designed to give you practice writing in a relatively easy domainthat of personal experience. Your audience is the other members of this class. The paper will be evaluated on : Clear, well written style Interesting Ideas Appropriate application of the assignment (ideally, youll bring in course ideas in your discussion)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course PSYC 394 taught by Professor Morling during the Spring '07 term at University of Delaware.

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