Cultural Psychology

  1. What are individualistic and collectivistic cultures? Please explain how people from
    each culture differ in terms of cognition, affect, and behavior? Which countries represent
    individualism and collectivism?
  2. What are the goals of cross-cultural research? Provide an example (or examples) of
    cross-cultural research.
  3. What do the diagrams of the Independent View of Self and the Interdependent View of
    Self represent? How do these diagrams relate to the American culture and other cultures?
  4. What are the implications of an incremental theory and an entity theory on education?
    What, how, and why cultures demonstrate these theories?
  5. How might we expect people of upper-middle-class backgrounds to differ in their
    perceptions of control from those of working-class backgrounds? Provide an example.

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