Social Implications Of Socio-Cultural Psychology

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As you all know, psychologists use many different approaches to understand and explain human behavior, and I am going to talk about the social implications of socio-cultural psychology. The socio-cultural perspective, also known as cultural psychology is one of the many approaches that psychologists use to understanding why humans behave the way they do.3 Cultural psychology looks to understand human behavior and personality by examining the rules of the social group. Some of the factors that cultural psychologists try to focus are race, ethnicity, gender, family, and traditions. In addition, the socio-cultural perspective can also help explain how a similar behavior can be interpreted differently in two countries.3
Since socio-cultural psychology
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Luckily, I got one Westerner called Katie and one Asian called Ju Hoon, which has helped me prove my point in social interactions for cultural psychology. Hot cultured people are collectivistic and are more relationship oriented than cold cultured people. Countries such as Asia, Africa, and The Middle East are mostly a hot cultured society.1 On the contrary, cold cultured people are people who are individualistic and are more task-oriented.2 Some of the countries include Northern US states, Europe, and Australia. There were some cultural differences between Katie and Ju Hoon. Ju Hoon was more “hot” cultured, while Katie was more “cold “cultured. To illustrate, when I was observing Katie, I discovered that she spent most of her time by herself and she seemed to enjoy having time and space to herself and she also held some private conversations with a few people, which are some of the characteristics of cold cultured people.2 On the other hand, Ju Hoon behaved just like what a hot cultured person would do. Whenever we are eating, he already felt included during conversations, and other activities in the group. For example, Ju Hoon always tried to include everyone when he was taking a “selfie” and not leave anyone out because it is not desirable to be left alone. Furthermore, possessions are able to be used by anyone for hot cultured people.1 One time, Moze was sharing snacks with everyone, but Ju Hoon didn’t really ask Moze’s permission for the snack. Instead, he took the snack because he felt
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