Cultural Bias

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  • Created on: 06-11-16 08:07
Psychology in different countries?
1st world Psyc - US , 2nd world Psyc - European/developed countries, 3rd world - Developing nations e.g. Asia
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Cultural Bias?
Refers to a tendency to judge all people in terms of a certain cultural assumption
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The issue?
Many psychological research ignore differences between cultures, developing theories based on Western cultures e.g. USA , lowering validity of the research
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What can variables can effect the assumptions?
Religion, values, norms , your own experience and whether or not your country or the country your researching is an individualistic or collectivist culture
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The problem?
There are so many cultures within cultures that we cannot generalise our findings to other cultures e.g. Ainsworth and Memory disorders (Alzeimers)
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Bias 1 - Universality Bias
If research is based on one culture, the results and conclusions are only releant to that culture, the conclusions will not Ex
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