Course Details

Country: Costa Rica
Institution: Universidad Veritas
Course Title: Cultural Psychology
Course Number: PSY 3050
Course Description: This course introduces students to the field of 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 of the individuals in those groups. We will focus on such topics as 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. This course is a part of the social psychology, cultural-historical psychology, developmental psychology, and cognitive psychology fields.
Language: English
Approved Equivalent: PSYC 379
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