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UBCPSYC 307Steven HeineWinter

PSYC 307 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Cultural Psychology

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17 Jan 2015
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Psychological data are only clues and clues are always ambiguous. One common approach for selecting cultures is to choose samples based on a theoretica
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UBCPSYC 307Steven HeineWinter

PSYC 307 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Individualism, Inside Out Music, Conscientiousness

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17 Jan 2015
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Some cultures focus on inner attributes and other cultures on connections (roles and memberships) Twenty statements test western culture (inner attribu
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UBCPSYC 307Steven HeineWinter

PSYC 307 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Psychopathology, Sigmund Freud, Binge Eating

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23 Apr 2016
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1 million japanese suffer from hikikomori ( pull away /social withdrawal) Long existing, recognized as social problem in 1980s. Most common for eldest
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UBCPSYC 307Steven HeineWinter

PSYC 307 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Ebay, Social Loafing, Symmetry In Biology

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14 Apr 2016
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Chapter 9: interpersonal attraction, close relationships, and groups. Different bodily decoration techniques around the world. Complexions free of blem
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UBCPSYC 307Steven HeineWinter

PSYC 307 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Clifford Geertz, Individualism, Namonuito Atoll

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17 Jan 2015
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Interact with different environments as they grow up. Humans distinguish themselves from their proto-chimpanzee by learning and accumulating informatio
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UBCPSYC 307Steven HeineWinter

PSYC 307 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Relative Deprivation, Coronary Artery Disease, Laetoli

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14 Apr 2016
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Cultural experiences not only change the way we think but also affect our body and health. 2 category of explanations for variation of human biology ac
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UBCPSYC 307Steven HeineWinter

PSYC 307 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Imitative Learning, Neocortex, Encephalization Quotient

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17 Jan 2015
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Had competition with chimpanzees before this but authorities put an end- not sure if it was for the chimps or their hapless challenges. Culture refers
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UBCPSYC 307Steven HeineWinter

PSYC 307 Chapter Notes - Chapter 13: System 6, Collectivism, Culture War

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14 Apr 2016
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Secularization theory : religion is on the decline and people around the world are discovering new secular and rational ways to make sense of their liv
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UBCPSYC 307Steven HeineWinter

PSYC 307 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Learned Helplessness, Social Cost, Social Comparison Theory

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7 Apr 2016
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Eg. difference in american vs. japanese ( "how can you expect them to keep trying if you"re telling them that they"re already good enough?"") ways of m
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UBCPSYC 307Steven HeineWinter

PSYC 307 Chapter Notes - Chapter 14: Facial Feedback Hypothesis, Anna Wierzbicka, Walter Bradford Cannon

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22 Apr 2016
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James-lange theory: emotions are physiological responses to bodily reverberations which are products of autonomic nervous system (eg. speeding heartbea
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UBCPSYC 307Steven HeineWinter

PSYC 307 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Yucatec Maya Language, Linguistic Relativity, Relative Silence

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7 Apr 2016
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Carrot: taxonomic categorization strategy (common among westerners); vs. dog: thematic categorization strategy (east asians) Analytic thinking (more co
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PSYC 307 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Rave, Human Brain, Human Sexuality

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15 May 2016
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