Cultural Bias in Psychology

Question 1 of 11

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What did Takano & Osaka (1999) find when reviewing studies that compared the US and Japan in terms of individualism and collectivism?

Select one of the following:

  • Found that 1/14 studies did not support the common view (individualist cultures should conform less)

  • Found that 14/15 studies did not support the common view (individualist cultures should conform less)

  • Found that 14/15 studies did support the common view (individualist cultures should conform less)

Question 2 of 11

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What is Beta bias?

Select one of the following:

  • Ignores or minimises cultural differences

  • Assumes that there are real and enduing differences between cultures

Question 3 of 11

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What is Ethnocentrism?

Select one of the following:

  • Assumes that there are real difference between cultures

  • The use of our own ethnic/cultural group as a basis for judgements about other groups

  • The study of the centre of Ethno

Question 4 of 11

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True or false: Eurocentrism is a form of Ethnocentrism but the emphasis is on Western/European theores and ideas.

Select one of the following:

  • True

  • False

Question 5 of 11

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True of false: Cultural Relativism is the tendency to view the beliefs, customs, and behaviours of our own group as 'normal'

Select one of the following:

  • True

  • False

Question 6 of 11

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Smith & Bond (1998) found that __% of studies were American?

Select one of the following:

  • 2%

  • 32%

  • 66%

Question 7 of 11

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Sears (1986) found that __% of participants were undergraduates?

Select one of the following:

  • 82%

  • 51%

Question 8 of 11

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The etic approach assumes that all human behaviour is universal. However, what are the correct definitions for 'DERIVED etic' and 'IMPOSED etic'?

Select one of the following:

  • Derived: acknowledges the role of cultural factors and recognises that human behaviour differs from one culture to another
    Imposed: where cultural influences are ignored

  • Derived: where cultural influences are ignored
    Imposed: acknowledges the role of cultural factors and recognises that human behaviour differs from one culture to another

Question 9 of 11

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Psychology needed an alternative view for behaviour, so they turned to indigenous cultures. What are indigenous cultures?

Select one of the following:

  • Cultures that are indigo

  • Cultures that dig

  • Native cultures

Question 10 of 11

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South Africa has a Western individualist conception of psychology, and fails to reflect it's collectivist indigenous culture. What percentage of South African psychologists are white, compared to the percentage of white people in South Africa?

Select one of the following:

  • 13% psychologists, 90% white

  • 50% psychologists, 50% white

  • 90% psychologists, 13% white

Question 11 of 11

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True or false: Afrocentrism suggests values and cultures of Europeans de-value non-European people and are irrelevant to the life and culture of Africa.

Select one of the following:

  • Ture

  • False

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Cultural Bias in Psychology

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A-Levels PY4 (Controversies) Quiz on Cultural Bias in Psychology, created by Hayd23 on 13/06/2013.

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