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Cultural Psychology Study Set 2

Anthropology

Quiz 1 :

Culture and Human Nature

Quiz 1 :

Culture and Human Nature

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If a psychological process involved in statistical reasoning is present only among individuals in a certain culture, it is a(n)
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B

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All cultures congratulate their members' achievements to make them feel good about themselves, but some cultures are much more willing to do this than others.According to Norenzayan and Heine (2005), what is this an example of?
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C

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What is the highest level of universality?
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A cultural neuroscience study by Hedden, Ketay, Aron, Markus, and Gabrieli (2008) had European Americans and East Asians make judgments on the figure-line task while in an fMRI scanner.The key results were that European Americans showed more activation in the left inferior parietal lobe and right precentral gyrus during the relative task, while East Asians showed this pattern during the absolute task.What do these results mean?
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Assume that the act of giving gifts to neighbors has been documented in every culture that exists in the world.Which of the following is definitely true about the act of gift giving?
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Gwen wants to conduct a study on dating preferences among teens in France, but she finds that French teens in the countryside are very different from French teens in the cities.The difference between French teens in the countryside versus the cities best illustrates which challenge to defining culture?
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In an African studies research paper that you are writing for publication, you use the word "culture" to refer to a group of South African people.Which of the following is a challenge to using "culture" to define a group of South Africans?
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A key belief of the Sambia is that
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A chimpanzee learns from his human zookeeper to wash carrots in the artificial river in his habitat before eating them.Based on the definitions of culture used in the textbook, can this example be said to be culture?
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Your research team found evidence that people in multiple cultures walk with their shoes on their heads, but this "shoe-on-head" way of walking is activated for different reasons across cultures.This would be evidence of a(n)
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According to the definition offered in the textbook, which of the following would NOT be a good example of culture?
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Some people would describe cultural psychology as the study of how "culture and mind make each other up." What does this statement mean?
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After an exhaustive study, you find no cultural variation across all samples explored in terms of sleeping in a tree at night.In other words, all examined cultures exhibited this practice, used trees for sleeping in the same way, and preferred sleeping in trees to the same extent.This finding would best be labeled as a(n)
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In the Sambian context, the cultural emphasis on boys to go through rituals such as piercing their noses and thrashing them with sticks suggests that, for the Sambia,
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According to the Sambia,
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Cat A teaches Cat B, who lives in the same alley, to hold a mouse in a certain way so that the mouse can be more easily eaten.This way of holding mice then gets passed on to other cats in different alleys.Based on the definitions of culture used in the textbook, can this example be said to be culture?
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A key difference between cultural psychologists and general psychologists is that
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Trina believes that deep down, people from different cultures are all the same.Which psychological perspective best represents Trina's view?
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Which of the following defines culture, according to the textbook?
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People from all cultures use umbrellas, but in some cultures umbrellas are used only to block rainwater, whereas in other cultures umbrellas are used only to block the sun.The use of umbrellas across cultures would thus be classified as a(n)
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