Nov 21, 2021
(Bonus) Acculturation is a process of social, psychological, and
cultural change that stems from the balancing of two cultures while
adapting to the prevailing culture of the society. Acculturation is
a process in which an individual adopts, acquires and adjusts to a
new cultural environment as a result of being placed into a new
culture, or when another
culture is brought to you. Individuals of a differing culture try to incorporate themselves into the new more prevalent culture by participating in aspects of the more prevalent culture, such as their traditions, but still hold onto their original cultural values and traditions. The effects of acculturation can be seen at multiple levels in both the devotee of the prevailing culture and those who are assimilating into the culture.