Cultural Psychology
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts
Department: Psychology
Course Number: LPSY 4575
Course Format: Seminar
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: Yes
Topics:
  • Psychology
  • Anthropology
  • Social Sciences
Description:
This seminar examines cultural influences on human development and implications of cultural research for basic psychological theory. Drawing on psychological, anthropological, and sociolinguistic work, attention is given to cross-cultural and within-cultural variations in psychological functioning across the life course. Topics addressed include such issues as emotion, motivation, personality, cognition, and social understanding. The course is also concerned with the development of minority populations and immigrant groups, issues of cultural contact, and methodological and theoretical challenges in the integration of cultural perspectives in psychology.
Course Open to: Majors Only
Restrictions:

Level

Open to Undergraduate students.

Class

Open to Junior students.

Open to Fifth Year students.

Open to Senior students.