COMM 3100 Cultural Psychology

3 hours; 3 credits

An exploration of theory and research in the contemporary cultural variations of thought, language, and other social behavior, addressing the question of how culture is "involved" in these processes. An examination of research in perception, cognition, motivation, and development and communication; and a review of interpersonal, group, and organizational "differences" across cultures. Historical and theoretical alternatives for making sense of these variations will be considered, leading to the consideration of a "universal" human nature. (This course is the same as Psychology 3120.)

Prerequisite: Psychology 2100 or 2210 or 2200; or Communication 2000.


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