At the beginning of the semester, you will write and submit a 400-600-word essay explaining, in your own words, your own perspective on the causes of people’s biases toward people of varying cultural backgrounds. Specifically:(1a) What is culture and (1b) what is the link between culture and people?

(2) Describe at least 3 factors that can guide an understanding of both differences and commonalities among cultures, which can further influence individual perspectives and increase respect for cultural diversity.

(3) How do cultures interact to shape people?

(4) If there is one psychological principle or topic you’d like to learn more about from a cross-cultural lens, what would it be and why?

Guidelines

Please do NOT look up or research any information to prepare this assignment. I’m looking for your own words. Do ensure that the report is prepared professionally: Double-space, Times New Roman, 1” margins, paragraph indents (1/2” tab), and use headers/subheaders.

Students will be graded on content and professionalism. I look for quality in terms of thoroughness, completeness, comprehensiveness, clarity, organization, relevance, insightfulness, and engagement. Your work should evidence critical thought and logical analysis. Points raised are explained, supported, and exemplified.

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At the beginning of the semester, you will write and submit a 400-600-word essay explaining, in your own words, your own perspective on the causes of people’s biases toward people of varying cultural