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The Handbook of Culture and Psychology$
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David Matsumoto and Hyisung C. Hwang

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9780190679743

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2019

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780190679743.001.0001

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Culture and Cognition

Culture and Cognition

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(p.318) 11 Culture and Cognition
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The Handbook of Culture and Psychology
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Qi Wang

Sawa Senzaki

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190679743.003.0011

In this chapter, the authors discuss various ways that culture shapes cognition—the processes and products of the human mind. Their coverage ranges from what is traditionally considered to be less purely cerebral components, such as attention and perception, to higher mental processes, such as reasoning and autobiographical memory. These cognitive components may be directed at nonhuman objects or at the human world of social cognition. By reviewing key empirical research, the authors argue that culture, as a system of values and practices, provides an overarching framework to guide individuals when they attend to, perceive, evaluate, explain, describe, and remember events and objects related to themselves and the larger environment. Throughout the discussion, the authors highlight socialization practices that mediate cultural influences on the developing mind.

Keywords:   culture, cognition, social cognition, development, socialization, attention, perception, reasoning, memory

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