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Unformatted text preview: plentiful resources and no serious threats to survival, such as Tahiti or Sudest Island near New Guinea, males are not socialized to be aggressive. Culture also influences altruism. Research shows that children tend to offer support or unselfish suggestions more frequently in cultures where they are expected to help with chores such as food preparation and caring for younger siblings. Challenges for Cultural Psychology Cultural psychologists face the difficult challenge of studying and describing differences among cultures without stereotyping any particular culture. Ideally, cultural psychologists acknowledge that all members of a culture dont behave similarly. Variation exists within every culture, in terms of both individuals and subcultures. Cultural psychologists also try not to exaggerate differences among cultures....
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