A Cross Cultural Perspective Can Enrich Our Understanding Of Classic And Current Research

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Shainna Blyden
PSYC 336
24 August 2014
Professor Sharon Mijares
Brandman University

A cross-cultural perspective can enrich our understanding of classic and current research in the most important topics in the science of social behavior, including social cognition, social influence, and social relations The basic concept of any life form is diversity. Human beings are no exception to this general principle. Diversity to me is the ability for differences to coexist together, with some type of mutual understanding or acceptance present. It means understanding that each individual is unique, and recognizing their individual differences. A person’s or groups individual difference can vary from the magnitudes dealing with race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical abilities, religious beliefs, political beliefs, or other ideologies. Acceptance of different viewpoints is the key to overcoming many prejudices towards diverse groups of people. America’s struggles with race and racism are never completely out of it. The diversity group I will be using is the African American populations. They have received ill legitimate treatment from the time they were discovered. From slavery, prejudice, discrimination, stereotypes, if you can name it this race has experience it but the big question is why and how did these negative biases develop. There are a lot of myths out there about black people but, which ones are actually
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