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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Alissa Cherry on Monday October 3, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to 12881 at Kansas State University taught by Spencer Wood in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 2 views.
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Date Created: 10/03/16
Self in Society Socialization Monday, October 3, 2016 9:25 AM How do human beings learn to be social? How de we learn the things we learn? How do we becoming the social creatures that we are? Socialization Very old field in sociology Interestingly, very exciting new developments Work on brain activity coinciding with sociological research Revealing amazing new things Tip of the iceberg Human Evolution We are definitely biological. Fact The catch? o We are biologically designed to be social Our society, our ability to be social, is the key to our revolutionary development Hardware-Software Computer, example o Hardware is necessary but not much without the software Human, example o Without our hardware, big brains and all that we wouldn't be much o Key is that our hardware is designed to suck up all of the socially generated software Example Children learning language o Not just by hearing it, they structure it Children impose more structure than they hear A built patterning device-Noam Chomsky Eg. Runned instead of run o Systematically is built into the brain. System of soaking up social content Socialization= they very active process of pillaging the environment around you for the things that compliment the capacities that are built in Ways to think about socialization Passive models (absorb what we are taught) Active Models (pursue what we wasn’t)
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