Anthropology Chapter 5

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Anthropology Chapter 5


 
  
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Cognition
 
Ways of thinking, knowing, problem solving, and remembering
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Cultural Themes
 
Realities of life and culture
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Culture of Acquisition
 
Formal, school based verbal lectures and testing of abstracted knowledge
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Display Rules
 
Cultural specific rules for behavior when one is feeling a particular emotion
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Emotion
 
A feeling state involving physiological, cognitive, and expressive components
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Environmental Determininsm
 
The idea that the natural environment is not just part of the mix, but the crucial shaper of...
7
Ethnopsychologies
 
Also known as Indigenous Psychology
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Folk Ethnography
 
The notion that climate or other aspects of one's environment affects one's personality
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Groupism
 
The idea that the group is bigger than the single person
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Indigenous Psychologies
 
Emphasis on the emic ways of thinking about personhood distinguishes our contemporary emphasis...
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Inidividualism
 
The idea that the individual is more important than the group
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Intelligence
 
Odd word to describe
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Learning
 
The development of skills, capabilities, and behaviors
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Masking
 
Replacing an expression of anger with another emotion
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Mental Illness
 
Maladaptive or dysfunctional patterns of thinking and behaving
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Multiple Intelligences
 
Howard Gardner created this theory
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National character
 
Suggest a common cultural pattern for a nation
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National Culture
 
Something about culture
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Othering
 
Where people turn some category of human into others which dehumanizes those individuals
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Perception
 
The organization and interpretation of sensory information
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Personality
 
A person's unique characteristics and behaviors
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Psychological Anthropology
 
Different sorts of research into cultural variations in psychological processes
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Situated Learning
 
The apprentice is situated in the context of doing the activity
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Situated Practice
 
What is to be learned is integrated in the daily way of life


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