Anthropology / Everything Human

How Have Attitudes Toward Extremism Changed Over Time?

Cultural Relativity

  • Color perception - Social scientists have long been fascinated by how people perceive and describe color in different cultures.

    Do You See What I See?

    Cultural groups throughout the world talk about color differently—some don’t even have a word for color. So is color perception a universal human experience or not?

  • To Tell or Not to Tell

    The lives of two South African sisters infected with HIV reveal the difficulties international aid organizations have grasping subtle cultural differences.