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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 2310
Professor
Saba Safdar
Semester
Winter

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Jan 172011 SelfCulture Way of thinking is shaped by your cultureDefinition of CultureCulture comprises 1 the humanmade part of the environment and 2 the social institutions of the society such as norms rules and laws Herskovits 1955Ex Can only be married to one person at once in CanadaWhere is culture Everywhere o Culture is in the heads of its members Triandis 1994culture is a collection of individualsCulture Imposes a Set of ValuesIn some cultures I would be considered normalcultures decide what is deviant behaviour and what is conformistEcology shapes cultureEcologyCulturesocial behaviourSameness vs DifferencesThere are universal behavioursexperiences o Friendship intimacy competitiveness violenceThere are cultural differences in practicing social behavioursinterpreting experiences o Religion food language sexual behaviour marriag
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