cross cult vocab2

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cross cult vocab2
2014-09-09 01:13:03
cross cult vocab2

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  1. acquiescence bias
    tendency to agree rather than disagree
  2. allocentrism
    the individual and how they act around a group
  3. back translation
    technique of translating protocol, from one language to another and then back to the original language.
  4. bias
    differences that don't have the same meaning within and across cultures
  5. conceptual bias
    theories and hypothesis compared across culture to see if the meanings are the same.
  6. contextual factors
    a variable that can be used to distinguish cultural differences
  7. contextual variables
    variables that operationalize aspects of culture that researchers believe produce differences in psychological variables.
  8. cross cultural comparison
    a study that compares two or more cultures on some psychological variable of interest, often with the hypothesis that one culture will have signif. higher scores than others
  9. cross cultural validation study
    a study that examines whether a measure of a psychological construct that was originally generated in a single culture is applicable, meaningful, and thus equivalent in another culture
  10. cultural attribution fallacies
    a mistaken interpretation in cross cultural comparison studies. cultural attribution fallacies occur when researchers infer that something cultural produced the differences they observed in their study, despite the fact that they may not be empirically justified  in doing so because they did not actually measure those cultural factors