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PSY515 Cross Cultural Psychology Assignment No 01 Spring 2020 Solution & Discussion Due Date: 10-06-2020

PSY515 Cross Cultural Psychology Assignment No 01 Spring 2020 Solution & Discussion Due Date: 10-06-2020

PSY515 Cross Cultural Psychology Assignment 1 Solution & Discussion Spring 2020




Due Date:  June 10, 2020        Marks: 20


Assignment Objectives:

Upon the successful completion of this assignment students will be able to:

  • Gain knowledge about how individualistic and collectivistic culture influences the decision making process
  • Learn how to administer a scale
  • Learn how to prepare a report based on the scores of a scale


Question                                 (20)

Dear Students,

You are required to download a scale for individualism and collectivism named“Individualism and Collectivism Scale” from the Download section of VULMS and fill it by yourself or get it filled from any person in your surroundings. After that, prepare a report as per following given format.

Introduction (5+3)

This section consists of two parts.

  1. In the first section, you are required to introduce the topic e. how your cultural values such as individualism and collectivism influences your decision making. In this regard write an example of decision making from your daily life and justify it with sound logical arguments including whether your decision is influenced by individualistic or collectivistic culture.
  2. In the second section, you have to introduce your participant e. gender, age, occupation etc. do not mention the name of participant to ensure the confidentiality.

Procedure (4)

In this section you need to write down each step you followed from administering scale to calculating the results. For example how did you select the participant?

Where and how did you administer the test? And how did you calculate the results?



Quantitative & Qualitative interpretation (4+4)

To compute your collectivism score, sum your responses for Items 1 through 8. Your sum must be between 8 and 40. Higher sums (e.g., > 30) indicate prevalence for collectivism. To compute your individualism score, sum your responses for Items 9 through 20. Your sum must be between 12 and 60. Higher sums (e.g., > 45) indicate prevalence for individualism. Qualitative interpretation is based on the description of the score.



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Important Instructions:

Please read the following instructions carefully before attempting the assignment solution.



·         Make sure that you upload the solution file before the due date. No assignment will be accepted through e-mail once the solution has been uploaded by the instructor.

Formatting guidelines:

·         Use the font style “Times New Roman”/ “Arial” and font size “12”.

·         It is advised to compose your document in MS-Word.

·         Use black and blue font colors only.


Solution guidelines:

·         Every student will work individually and has to write in the form of an analytical assignment.

·         Give the answer according to question.

·         For acquiring the relevant knowledge don’t rely only on handouts but watch the video lectures, use other reference books and explore different web links.


Rules for Marking

Please note that your assignment will not be graded or graded as Zero (0) if:

  • It has been submitted after due date
  • The file you uploaded does not open or is corrupt
  • It is in any format other than doc (MS. Word)
  • The given format has not been followed
  • It is cheated or copied from other students, internet, books, journals etc…

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