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General culture

Common learned behavior patterns that are acquired by people as members of a society.

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actual behavior

Culture; General culture

What people really do in their lives rather than what they think they are doing or what they believe they should be doing. In most societies there is a discrepancy between these three kinds of ...

adaptive mechanism

Culture; General culture

A behavior, strategy, or technique for obtaining food and surviving in a particular environment. Successful adaptive mechanisms provide a selective advantage in the competition for survival with ...

anthropology

Culture; General culture

The broad scientific study of human culture and biology. Anthropologists are interested in what it is to be human in all of our many different societies around the world today and in the past. In ...

archaeology

Culture; General culture

The systematic study of the material remains of human behavior in the past. Archaeologists reconstruct the prehistory and early history of societies and their cultures through an examination and ...

believed behavior

Culture; General culture

What people honestly believe that they are doing in their lives rather than what they think they should be doing or what they actually are doing. In most societies there is a discrepancy between ...

body language

Culture; General culture

Gestures, facial expressions, and body postures that people use to communicate along with or instead of speech. Body language is also referred to as kinesics click this icon to hear the preceding ...

culture

Culture; General culture

The full range of learned behavior patterns that are acquired by people as members of a society. A culture is a complex, largely interconnected whole that consists of the knowledge, belief, art, ...

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