PSYC 248. Cross-Cultural Psychology Do psychological principles apply universally or are they culture specific? How does the exploration of psychological phenomenon across cultures inform our understanding of human behavior? This course examines major theoretical and empirical work in the field of Cross-Cultural Psychology. The course is structured in two segments. The first half provides background in major aspects of the field. The second half focuses on the creation of an applied product: a web site containing 1) critical analysis of a particular cross cultural psychological phenomenon, 2) visual depiction of the phenomenon in action, and 3) evidence-based proposal for improving cross cultural interaction. Prerequisite: Psychology 110. 6 cr., SS, RAD; SI, IS, FallS. Akimoto

Carleton College Academic Catalog 2010