1) A neuron's message is sent to another neuron in a process called what: a) Action Potential b) Synapse c) Depolarization d) Synthesis
6) An axon sends messages ______ the cell body and a dendrite sends messages _____ the cell body. a) away from; toward b) away from; away from c) toward; away from d) toward; toward
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Recap: Arguments for Nature: Genetics, Natural Selection Arguments for Nurture: Peer Pressure, _______
What is it called when your brain removes unused neurons from brain? ◦ Motto: ____ it or ____ it. What is it called when our peers/friends influence our actions/beliefs?
Culture The enduring behaviors, ideas, attitudes, values, and traditions shared by a group of people and transmitted from one generation to the next
Norm An understood rule for accepted and expected behavior; prescribe ‘proper’ behavior
Culturally, how would you describe yourself? What are some of the ways that you might identify yourself? Is it possible that at different times in your life you might identify more strongly with one aspect of your cultural identity than another? Explain. What obstacles do you have because of your culture?
What behaviors/actions are normal to expect in your culture? What are expectations that everyone has without having those expectations stated?
Norms An understood rule for accepted and expected behavior; prescribe ‘proper’ behavior E.g. After a sneeze is “_____ ___”
Personal stories: What similarities/differences are there? Do they say anything about our culture?
Individualism and Collectivism
Individualism Giving priority to one’s own goals over group goals and defining one’s identity in terms of personal attributes rather than group identifications
Collectivism: Giving priority to the goals of one’s group (often one’s extended family or work group) and defining one’s identity accordingly
How might your community look different if you lived in a collectivist culture?
If I were to raise a child in an Individualist culture, what would be some things I would emphasize? What about in a Collectivist culture?
How was your thanksgiving? Looking back, how did the men contribute to the thanksgiving dinner? How did the women contribute?
Recap: What is this? Giving priority to one’s own goals over group goals and defining one’s identity in terms of personal attributes rather than group identifications
Recap: What is this? Giving priority to the goals of one’s group (often one’s extended family or work group) and defining one’s identity accordingly
Recap: Which culture am I? Independent self Changes jobs/relationship often Life task: Discover and express one’s uniqueness
Recap: Which culture am I? Interdependent self Changes jobs/relationships scarcely; has roots in tradition Life task: Maintain connections, fit in, perform role, bring honor/tradition
Recap: Nature/Nurture How do genetics/natural selection play a role in nature? How does one’s culture play a role in nurture?
A: Girl Actress B: Former President C: President’s daughter D: Girl from a wealthy family