Cultural Norms

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Cultural norm - “The term 'culture' refers to attitudes and patterns of behavior in a given group. 'Norm' refers to attitudes and behaviors that are considered normal, typical or average within that group.” (“Cultural norms: Definition & values - video & lesson transcript,” 2003) After watching Ted speeches, I was shocked as to why I haven't watched Ted Talks yet ! Listening to the different cultural norms, and stereotyping these women went through was interesting; and very much true as I was brought up in a traditional Indian family with traditional values even though I was born and raised in Canada. All societies have cultural norms; these norms influence every aspect of our life and how we perceive things and we are usually unaware that

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