Psychology
and Culture

Psychology is the science of behavior. It determines, for a given species, the mean and spread of expected individual reaction under a given set of conditions.

The human is an instinctively driven social animal with the capability of memory, imagination and intelligence.

The environment which effects the actions of the individual human includes his physical environment, his physical and mental genetic structure, his accumulated knowledge, the pre-established community behavioral norms, the over governance and economic structure, and the individual's own notion of himself and his position in the universe.

The major contaminants in the science of psychology are ideology , spirituality, philosophy, politics, dogma, fiction, activism and intellectual elitist tribalism.
Introduction The behavioral instincts of man have always been extremely complex, often contradictory. A study of his many eccentricities is necessary.
Psychology and Evolution Psychology has always minimized the effects of genetics and evolution on the behavior of man. What is the relationship between evolution and psychology?
History of Culture Modern cultures grew from ancient tribal customs. Early man developed instincts which enhanced tribal survival.
Government and Culture Time was when the tribal culture included its management. When tribal size grew into the millions, things changed.
An Epitaph for the Western Culture It built a strong and powerful nation from a small group of pioneers in only 200 years. Now it is mortally wounded and slowly fading away.
The Gambel's Quail Can a birdbrain give man a lesson in disciplined behavior? Here's a change of pace in the evaluation of culture. You be the judge.
This series is not written by an academic in the field of psychology. It is instead written by a trained and experienced engineer, one versed in computer architecture and control systems. The viewpoint is one of mechanisms and processes, based on research covering current knowledge of the human neural system and its evolution.

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