Credit Weight: 0.5 Prerequisite(s): Psychology 1100 Description: A review of research and theory on how culture influences psychological processes. Dimensions of cultural variability, including individualism and collectivism, will be discussed. How these dimensions ultimately affect cognition, emotion, and behaviour through culturally-defined practices such as child-rearing will also be explored. Topics will include the role of culture in development, personality, social behaviour, language, gender, health, and abnormal psychology. The psychological process of adjusting to a new culture will also be explored. Offering: 3-0; or 3-0

Psychology 3210 Cross-Cultural Psychology

Credit Weight: 0.5 Prerequisite(s): Psychology 1100 Description: A review of research and theory on how culture influences psychological processes. Dimensions of cultural variability, including individualism and collectivism, will be discussed. How these dimensions ultimately affect cognition, emotion, and behaviour through culturally-defined practices such as child-rearing will also be explored. Topics will include the role of culture in development, personality, social behaviour, language, gender, health, and abnormal psychology. The psychological process of adjusting to a new culture will also be explored. Offering: 3-0; or 3-0




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