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?