Culture is a combination of behavior and cognition processes shared by a certain population and usually differs with those of other populations. Culture is influenced by ecological, biological and social factors (Matsumoto, 2001). Social factors include history, religion, and density of population, affluence, technology and political views. Biological factors include the temperament and personality of the population. Ecological factors include the geographical features of an area, natural resources and climate. Culture is evident in a variety of groups which are; country, nationality, sexual orientation, gender, ethnicity and disability (Matsumoto, 2001).
Culture and psychology are interrelated. Psychology influences culture and ...