Culture in Psychology: An Introduction to Theory and Research|
Spring 2019 not offered
Culture is central to the study of mind and behavior. This course will provide students with an introduction to theory and research on culture in psychology. We will discuss what culture is, the methods that psychologists use to study culture, and how much of our behavior is universal or culture-specific. We will explore how culture influences how we think, feel, and behave. Studies and examples from cultures around the world (e.g., Africa, Latin America, North America) will be presented.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PSYC)
Heine, S. J. (2016, 3rd edition). CULTURAL PSYCHOLOGY. New York, NY: W. W. Norton & Company. ISBN: 978-0-393-26398-5. Textbook and selected articles.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Reaction papers, mid-term and final exam
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This is a column 3 Breadth Requirement course in psychology.
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