Unformatted text preview: Space organized according to cultural patterns: Japanese flower arranging takes into account empty space, Americans like everything full, In Paris streets go out from center Functions of space : In American, certain rooms have specific rules, i.e. eating, watching tv, working: In Japan, walls in houses are removable, In India, there are rooms of superiority & inferiority Edward Hall coined the term personal space Perception: what you see Cognition: understanding and organizing what you see Relative Frame of Reference : Left, right, Front, back Absolute Frame of Reference : fixed cardinal directions: North, south, east, west...
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course ANTHRO 101 taught by Professor Peters during the Spring '08 term at University of Michigan.
- Spring '08