Anthro 101 Final 17 Flashcards

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enculturation
the process whereby individuals learn their group's culture, through experience, observation, and instruction
Self-awareness
having knowledge or realization; conscious
naming ceremony
a special event or ritual to mark the naming of a child
personality
The distinctive way a person thinks, feels, and behaves
dependence training
practices that aid in the performance of assigned tasks and dependence on the domestic group, rather than reliance on oneself
independence training
practices that aid in self-reliance and personal acheivement
model personality
character traits that represent its culture
core values
values promoted especially by a particular culture
intersexual
a person born with both male and female reproductive organs, genitalia, and/or sex chromosomes
transgender
person appearing or attempting to be a member of the opposite sex
culture-bound syndrome
a mental disorder specific to a particular cultural group
Tabula Rasa
mind not yet affected by experiences, impressions, etc.
orientations
object, spatital,temporal, and normative
gender
the character of being male or female; sex
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