Cultural Psychology

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Course Number: 
PSYC 474 910
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Prerequisites: 
PSYC 001
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Course Note: 
Undergraduates only. PSYC 474-601 is an LPS course.
Course Description: 

Humans are a cultural species, constantly navigating a complex web of culturally bound practices, norms, and worldviews. This seminar will survey the theory and research of the young but rapidly expanding field of cultural psychology. In the seminar, we will explore how culture shapes and is shaped by an array of psychological domains, ranging from perception, information processing, and language, to concepts of the self, motivations, emotion, morality, and physical and mental health.

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