5 - 11/5/10 Things to Know What is culture? o Why is it...

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11/5/10 Things to Know What is culture? o Why is it important to study cultural psychology Possible limits on Generalibility Cross culture misunderstandings/conflict Varieties of Human experiences o Emic and Etic approaches What are the 3 dimensions of culture that we should study, according to Triandis o Describe each dimension What is the culture of honor? o Describe the study? How does culture influence how we think? o Describe studies that support the influence of culture on thought processes What are birth cohort effects o What are some of the findings regarding narcissistic tendencies Culture The enduring behaviors, ideas, attitudes, and traditions shared by a large group people that are transmitted from one generation to the next. Basic Concepts Emic Approach o Cultural specific, focusing on a single culture on its own terms Being responsible means something else in different cultures Etic Approach o Cross cultural, searching for generalities across cultures
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2011 for the course ENGL 231 taught by Professor Ezell during the Fall '09 term at Texas A&M.

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5 - 11/5/10 Things to Know What is culture? o Why is it...

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