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Cultural Psychology

Norms, values, and behaviors

overview

This course introduces students to psychology that examines the influence of culture upon human behavior and cognitive processes. “Culture” is defined as the shared norms, values, and behaviors of groups and the individuals in those groups. We will focus on cultural factors in self-concept, gender roles, motivation, cognition, emotions, relationships, and social values. Our exploration will be based on psychological theories, research, student/teacher presentations, and field experiences.

Code

PSY 3050

language

English

terms

Fall, Spring, Summer II

credit

3 credits / 48 contact hours

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