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Psychology and Culture

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Psychology and Culture PSY 355

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Important vocab and notes. Teacher only posts brief notes these are my version of them from in class
Psychology & Culture
Dr. Kristy Dean
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Date Created: 09/04/16
Culture­ A group of individuals that gives out evidence and effects performance. Comes from  values, motives, thought process, and beliefs. Culture is seen past in psychology until recently in 1950/1960 Our Culture­ W.estern E.ducated I.dustrualized D.emocratic. We are a very minor part of the  world’s population. We need to interpret the world minus them intaking us. Such as understand  other culture without trying to add the way we live or judge. Muller­Lyer­ The difference between one arrow point outward and one pointing inward. It shows that we individuals are bias by looking at things different. Carpender corners­ we live inside not outside without the corners exploring life in  different perspectives. The viewpoints of the atmosphere are broadly formed. Ethnicity­ group centered on mutual heritage. It is the diversity within a culture. Such as  language. Example: In China there are many different ethnicities within one culture. Society­ arrangement of interrelationships between individuals. Society includes family,  government, and economic coordination.  It offers the opportunity to encounter desires and  goals. It explains the how. Law of Contagion­ once connected with an individual, always connected with them. The spirit of a person is carried on. Example: a person gives you an important object such as a necklace to  you from then on after their passing it represents them to you personally. How is cultural data communicated? Individuals learn from the surrounding among the world in their regions. Transmitted culture is information that is vocally modeled and learned through others. Example: in different parts of the country people call a carbonated beverage varies. Such  as pop or soda. Evoked Culture­ Information that is processed by physical atmosphere.  Example: The type of clothes you wear such as designer of prada or coach may show that you come from a wealthy background.


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