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friedman 4e chapter13--changed - Chapter 13 Culture...

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    Chapter 13: Culture, Religion, and Ethnicity: Processes and Differences
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    Applications of Personality Psychology Why study culture in a personality  class? External influences help shape our  personality Who we are, and what makes us unique  individuals is in part due to the values,  behaviors, and customs we learn from our  culture
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    Layers of Group Influence “No man is an island” We are influenced by Family Peers Social institutions Cultural traditions Social Class Individuals are best understood in the  context of their cultures Individual versus group effects
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    Two Approaches to Studying Culture Etic cross-cultural focused on generalities across cultures apply measures/ assessments from outside of the  culture to that group Emic Culture-specific focuses on a single culture develops assessments within the group
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  Individualism vs. Collectivism Individualistic Typical of Western societies Strive to distinguish self as individual Focus on the individual
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