Psy 230 Personality And Social Experience Analysis

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Personality and Social Experience Christina Chen March 24, 2013 PSY/230 Colleen Story Culture has a major influence on a person’s personality. What might be considered friendly in the United States, may be considered rude in another country. For example, in the U.S. it is normal and friendly to hug a friend to say hello, however, in Africa that may be considered rude and offensive to hug someone. Because of the differences between cultures and the way that different cultures view certain personality traits, each person’s culture effects the way their personality is. I also feel that social experience has a lot to do with the way a person reacts to certain things because we are taught from infancy how to behave in front of other people.
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