The Innate Mind: Volume 2: Culture and Cognition (Evolution by Peter Carruthers, Stephen Laurence, Stephen Stich

By Peter Carruthers, Stephen Laurence, Stephen Stich

This can be the second one quantity of a projected three-volume set as regards to innateness. the quantity is extremely interdisciplinary, and addresses such query as: To what volume are mature cognitive capacities a mirrored image of specific cultures and to what quantity are they a manufactured from innate components? How do innate components engage with tradition to accomplish mature cognitive capacities? How do minds generate and form cultures? How are cultures processed via minds? the amount should be of serious significance to a person attracted to the interaction among tradition and the innate mind.

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Similarly, the collectivist (“East”) cultures seem to have a more holistic approach to the world, looking more at relationships and less at isolated individual components (Nisbett, 2003). This does not mean that Americans cannot think holistically or Japanese, Chinese, or Indians analytically, but rather that they are predisposed otherwise. Levy and Trevarthan's (1976) work on split brains illustrates predispositions related to hemisphericity beautifully in a chimeric figure classification task, applied to split brains.

Finally, food becomes tied into moral systems, especially in some cultures, such as Hindu India (Appadurai, 1981). , 1997, 2000). Briefly, we argue that the disgust system is originally, in many mammals, a system for rejecting foods based on bad taste. The facial expression and associated nausea seem oriented to rejecting food and preventing further ingestion. This “distaste” system is present in rats, and human infants. ” First, many potential foods, especially body products and decayed matter, come to be disgusting, on the basis not of their taste but the idea of what they are.

Even on items specifically selected to highlight cultural differences, the overlap between individuals is high. Perhaps the most researched cultural difference in the literature in cultural psychology has to do with the individualism-collectivism dimension (Markus & Kitayama, 1991; Triandis, 1995). The United States has one of the most distinctly individualistic societies, and India one of the most collectivist. ” Yet only 62 percent of a sample of Indian college students in a rather traditional Indian city endorse this claim, and 10 percent of American students do (Rozin, 2003).

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