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The child is then asked whether the second jar contains more liquid than the first jar, less liquid, or the same amount. A conserver would recognize that the amount of liquid has not changed. A non-conserver would typically label the second jar as containing more liquid, because the liquid in the second jar reaches a higher level. Conservation of liquid is only one of several kinds of conservations. For example, clay might be molded into different shapes, and children asked whether the amounts of clay in each shape are the same.
Anthropologically-oriented psychologists differ in the extent to which they believe that culture affects the nature of intelligence. There are four positions of varying degrees of extremity, each of which will be considered in turn. The most extreme position, radical cultural relativism (Berry, 1974), entails the rejection of assumed psychological universals across cultural systems, and requires the generation from within each cultural system of any behavior concept that is to be applied to it.
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