ERQ sample: Cultural dimensions

IB Psychology: ERQ sample: Cultural dimensions

The following essay sample is a response to the question: Evaluate research on one cultural dimension. The sample response is an example of an exemplary response that should receive top marks.The essay could also be used as a response to the question: Evaluate research on the effect of culture on behaviour.Comments about the essay are included below.Hofstede carried out a study in the 1970’s to determine if there are...


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Comments 2

Sergio Jiménez 28 January 2018 - 17:42

For the specific question "evaluate research on the effect of culture on behavior", would it be possible to use as pieces of research the enculturation studies, such as: Fagot, 1979 and Martin and Halverson, 1983 ?
thank you

John Crane 28 January 2018 - 19:25

Dear Sergio

That is a good question. I do not see why not. It makes sense to me. The student would have to link the research to "culture" explicitly, so they would have to clearly explain why they made that choice.


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