Psyc317 Lec 18 Notes

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Psyc317 Lec 18 Notes: Socialization 07/11/2007 13:35:00 (late because of CHE…rest of class we watched a movie about China and  Japan’s preschools, as well as one in the US) The cultural premise In order to survive, children need to develop a common-sense understanding  of the world A lot of this “common sense” knowledge is culture-specific A lot of this culture-specific knowledge is arbitrary, non-trivial, and symbolic Other examples: Independent vs. interdependent selves Emotional appraisal and regulation Holistic vs. analytic frames of mind Forms of categorization Language  Puzzle of cultural acquisition System of meanings (symbols, beliefs, values, artifacts, practices) Somewhat coherent Implicit and explicit to different extents Somewhat shared by a group of individuals  Transmitted from one generation to the next
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course PSYC 317 taught by Professor Gildiesendruck during the Fall '07 term at Yale.

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