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"A visual texture refers to an image that exhibits self-similarity across location. To put it more simply, a texture is a pattern that looks like itself if chunks of the pattern that do not overlap are compared. As a candidate definition, this is not terrible, but there are also some obvious weaknesses that are worth pointing out. ..." – By Benjamin Balas
"As the world becomes ever more globalized, people have unprecedented chances to interact with individuals from different cultural backgrounds. Utilizing our globalized world as the backdrop, this article begins by discussing two of the most prevailing approaches in understanding the psychological underpinnings of encountering new cultures: “multiculturalism” and “cultural assimilation.” ..." – By Ying-yi Hong and Christa Schmidt
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