What impact does culture have on a child's development?
It is true that we are all essentially the same due to our common human nature, but other aspects of who we are certainly are impacted, particularly as children, by our cultures. That impact comes primarily in five key elements: language, morality, parenting, world view, and autonomy.
One of the most obvious cultural differences is language. While every child learns his own language, of course, a child's language is more than just a vocabulary and grammar. It is also his primary method of communication, and communication is the heart of cultural expression. Whether a child learns a very...
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Culture can do a lot in a child's life. It helps describe their race, background, and / or ethnicity. Every type of culture makes each and every child unique in their own way, whether it is their religious beliefs or their teachings. The teachings will really impact the child's development because it will guide the child's belief and personality.