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  1. 1. Cross-cultural psychology: A symbiosis of cultural and comparative approaches by Yuqiu Liu www.sinauonline.com
  2. 2. Agenda 1 Introduction 2 Conceptions of culture 3 Disciplines studying culture and behavior 4 The need for comparison 2 Incorporating Knowledge and Learning for a Better Performance
  3. 3. Introduction 3 Incorporating Knowledge and Learning for a Better Performance The conception of “culture” The need to seek generalization How culture and behavior may be related Human behavior Culture
  4. 4. 4 Incorporating Knowledge and Learning for a Better Performance A symbiosis is possible between the within- and across-perspectives on culture-behavior relationships. Cross-culture psychology is the overall encompassing category.
  5. 5. 5 Incorporating Knowledge and Learning for a Better Performance Goals of cross- cultural psychology TRANSPORT & TEST EXPLORE & DISCOVER INTEGRATE & GENERATE
  6. 6. THREE dimensions define a “common space” (a cube) within which we all seek to understand culture-behavior relationships. 6 Incorporating Knowledge and Learning for a Better Performance
  7. 7. Conceptions of culture 7 Incorporating Knowledge and Learning for a Better Performance for about a century: (1870s to 1970s) culture was a shared way of life of a group of people (Kroeber & Kluckholm, 1952) after the 1970s: culture was no longer an objective context for human, but became more subjective (Geertz)
  8. 8. Kroeber & Kluckholm, 1952 8 Incorporating Knowledge and Learning for a Better Performance Activities and artifacts Symbols, values and meanings CULTURE Out there antecedentconsequent In here
  9. 9. Geertz 9 Incorporating Knowledge and Learning for a Better Performance • “culture in the mind of the people” (Geertz,1973) – “an historically transmitted pattern of meanings embodied in symbols” (Geertz, 1973) – “a conceptual structure or system of ideas” (Geertz, 1984) • “culture consists of mental phenomena”
  10. 10. 10 Incorporating Knowledge and Learning for a Better Performance CULTURE Products of past human behavior Shapers of future human behavior
  11. 11. Disciplines studying culture and behavior 11 Incorporating Knowledge and Learning for a Better Performance Real phenomena can be observed What observers infer from observations Frames to allow observers to interpret observations Above single individual, belong to the group Shared constructions and meanings Internalized aspects of one’s culture
  12. 12. The need for comparison 12 Incorporating Knowledge and Learning for a Better Performance
  13. 13. Conclusion 13 Incorporating Knowledge and Learning for a Better Performance Studying culture- behavior relationships Within (cultural and indigenous) Culture-bound Across (comparative) Culture-blind
  14. 14. Contact me at liuyq_925@gmail.com www.sinauonline.com 14

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