BEH 225 Week 7 DQ 2 - Discussion Question 2 Week 7 Day 4...

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Discussion Question 2: Week 7, Day 4 Your Name Here Axia College University of Phoenix BEH 225 Instructor, Name Here Month and Day, 2009 Social environment has a mammoth impact on our behavior. As children, we learn from what we see and are taught. Children raised in a home that preached hatred towards others are more likely to embrace hatred themselves. I say more likely, because there are exceptions to the rule but typically the old saying holds true: “monkey see, monkey do”. An individual whose young life included nurturing, caring family members in their environment will probably carry on these traditions. So, what about me? I was not raised in an overly religious home, my parents were not overly demanding actually we were quite ordinary: no one portrayed hints of racism, and I was scolded when and if “I stepped out of line”. I feel that I am a "well rounded” being capable
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Unformatted text preview: of handling most situations that I encounter. The leading factor in my life is that I must maintain an elevated level of political correctiveness while at work - at all times. I strive to stay neutral, albeit there are times that “I bite my tongue” in an effort to protect myself from stating what I really think. Therefore, I would have to say that my sociological factors lead me to be cautious. At home, I am free to do whatever I want and am less reserved. No one judges me at home so I feel comfortable saying and doing what I want. I could not behave like that at work because of the risks. I reason that structure and consciousness are required elements in any society or there would be constant uprising. Reference: Morris, C.G., & Maisto, A.A. (2002). Psychology: An Introduction (12th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall....
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  • Fall '10
  • CarolTripp
  • Psychology, Sociology, Upper Saddle River, Apollo Group, Axia College University, Axia College University of Phoenix

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