The Importance Of The Enculturation Process

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Every culture has its own unique attribute and its own way of expressing them. Some, more complex and sophisticated than others. Asian countries such as Korea, for example, tend to have a more complex way of delivering their thoughts, than Western countries. However, such cultural attributes and expression can evolve and change through time and human development. Consequently, human beings belongs to the Primate Order, which is known to consist mainly of apes, monkey and lemurs. These primates all share a similar evolutionary process as well as they all possess a characteristic present in humans; the enculturation process. For example, Koko the gorilla was taught sign language from an early age through exposition and nurture, resulting in mastering it perfectly. Hence, if primates are able to adapt and change to its culture, how is the enculturation process on human beings? I based the research on my own enculturation process, after being exposed to two different cultures, in order to perceive, how nurture affects and correlates one’s culture, language proficiency, and personality to a greater extent than nature.

Anthropologists, sociologists, and psychologists, each of them all have a different approach and understanding of the culture knowledge the human brain learns through life. Taking the anthropological advance, it is stated that cultural transmission cross culturally happens very easily nowadays due to globalization. (Evans. 2017) An explanation for this can be
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