Humans have the tendency to classify things. We tend to classify almost all things that have been said to be unable to be organized. There are many examples of humans overcoming these obstacles to go out of their way to classify things. … Continue reading
Biological determinism is the hypothesis that biological factors such as someone’s individual genes completely determine how they behave or change over time. The theory of biological determinism is false.
Trial and error is exactly what the name implies, it’s the process of attempting something, and if it does not work, starting over with a new approach. This is an inefficient process, usually seen in animal behavior and child behavior. … Continue reading
Symbols This gives examples of symbols that could easily be confused with one another or possess similar meanings, but look different.
Collective Understanding is the “unspoken rule” in every culture How people interpret one another’s behavior without using words/ interactions with one another How did you know what thumbs up meant? When people wink, you automatically know what signal they … Continue reading
Social learning is basically when an individual learns by imitating or communicating with other individuals who have already learned it. This is socially learned as a peace sign, a common American symbol. In today’s society it has adapted … Continue reading
Enculturation is the process in which people learn their culture through past experiences. The picture shows a teacher teaching her class giving off little pieces of their culture. Kids learn their culture in the school environment.
The mother in Persepolis had her identity formed by her culture and where she lived. She was afraid to speak her mind because the government was too tough. She was forced to follow rules that restricted her life choices. The … Continue reading