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Study Guide Exam 1 - Chapter 1 Introduction to Cross...

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Chapter 1 Introduction to Cross Cultural Psychology What is culture? What is meant by the distinction between implicit and explicit culture? If I ask you if some group is a culture, how do you know? What makes this question difficult to answer? (hint: heterogeneity, entativity, subculture, change) What is cross-Cultural psychology? What is the difference between a psychological process and a type of content? Do chimps and other primates have culture? What can they do that may suggest at least a primitive culture? What does culture do that biological functioning cannot? (hint: answer this for both genes and hormones/instincts) Given what we know about biology and other species, do we need consciousness for culture? Is consciousness useful for culture? Why is race a limited concept? Chapter 2 Research Methods What are norms? How are they controlled? What is a social role? Understand the difference between an emic and etic approach to cross-cultural research What is the difference between imposed and derived methods? Know what the various combinations of emic/etic and imposed/derived methods result in
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course PSYC 354 taught by Professor Orehek during the Fall '08 term at Maryland.

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