Write an 2-3 page paper in response to this lecture: Answering some of this ques
Write an 2-3 page paper in response to this lecture: Answering some
of this questions—or any thoughts or suggestions of your own: What
is Culture and What is Community?
What parts of the videos and the panel discussion, article did
you find yourself in most agreement with? Why is the nursing
and healthcare field so fascinating to you in terms of making a
difference with other people and your community? In your
opinion–in contrast to other cultures–why is it that in the US
we seem to have mass shootings quite often?
Where would you want to push or challenge these videos or panel
discussion or article or any of these concepts or opinions? What
do we owe the community, if anything? in your opinion–why is a
diverse cultural community Important?
What are some of the points made by the article, videos and panel
participants do you personally feel is the most important and
why? In your opinion, what is culture?
And how much of nursing and healthcare do you believe is mental?
What are some of your goals when it comes to your chosen field.
Can one person really make a difference i.e. Dutch the Destroyer
Do you believe that your chosen field mold the character of the
people who are employed in this vocation?
Paper (1) Assignment Material: Discovering Cultural
Psychology | Discussion
Program explores how cultural psychology integrates
cross-cultural research with sociology, psychology, anthropology
and other social sciences. This program also examines how
cultures contribute to self-identity, the central aspects of
cultural values, and emerging issues regarding diversity and the
Paper (1) Material: Hazel Markus on the Emergence of Cultural
Hazel Markus explains how the inextricable factor of one’s own
cultural perspective led to the development of the subfield of
cultural psychology. (Read and react in your paper)
are not new, but cultural psychology is a relatively new force in
the field of psychology for a variety of reasons. Even though
there were a number of important thinkers in social psychology,
much of [psychological] research started as an empirical science
in laboratory studies or in controlled settings.
these settings, I suspect cultural factors were not as obvious to
people and therefore hard to work with. In addition, there was a
certain uniformity to social psychologists. For a long time, the
field was dominated by white middle-class men with similar
training and similar perspectives. They brought their own
cultural assumptions to the table, making cultural particulars
harder to see.
was only when psychology students entered the field from other
contexts and countries, with different ideas and practices, that
the American cultural foundation started to be highlighted.
Diversity in the field is critical as we continue to think about
human nature and examine different ways of living and
psychology builds on one of the most fundamental ideas in
psychology: The products of the mind are a function of the social
communities that people are part of. Cultural psychology is an
effort to recognize human nature and the different ways of being
integrates what we know about human nature with the patterning of
the social worlds we live in. Our departure point is the
discovery of humans as a social process or a social product, and
that makes cultural psychology a very exciting field to be in
information about Dr. Markus and her work may be found at the
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