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Course Title: PSYCHOLOGICAL ANTHROPOLOGY
The concepts of “human nature,” “national character,” and “modal personality” as used by anthropologists are explored. Explains methods of research such as family studies, dream analysis, interpretations of “body language,” and projective tests. Surveys cross-cultural studies of such topics as cognition, values and attitudes, male/female stereotypes, child rearing practices, alcoholism, mental disorders, and the impact of cultural change (urbanization and industrialization).
Prerequisite: ANTH 0101, PSY 0101