Why are people around the world so very different? What makes us live, buy, even love as we do? The answers are in the codes. In The Culture Code. The Culture Code – by Clotaire Rapaille. ISBN: Date read: How strongly I recommend it: 6/10 (See my list of + books, for more.). Dr. Rapaille: Culture Codes Deciphered 2. The mysterious world of consumer behavior revolves around individuals’ cultural psyche. A world renowned cultural .

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A lot of interesting, productive ideas come out of the cultural codes revealed in this book, including insight on Presidential elections, which might go a long way toward explaining, and perhaps predict an improbable result to the current,election. About The Culture Code Why are people around the world so very different? The author claims that subconscious links created socially” and nationally dictate the meanings of various things.

I have a better understanding of Ameri Wow! Chlture 17, Pages Buy. The goal here was to get them to tell me stories with these words that would offer me further clues. One, a researcher cannot accept what people say about the motivations of their own behavior because their explanations will be at the conscious level, while their true motives are, or tend to be, at the “reptilian” level.

The Culture Code

I found it really interesting how different countries can have quite different culture codes on the same topic, and it’s given me a lot to think about. I’m not sure if these are all new or just different names to similar concepts say I originally ordered this for a culturd paper, it was one of my options for a business course. The core idea is only slightly less obvious: Codr went off in search of the codes hidden within the unconscious of every culture.


Healing Myths, Healing Magic: It took a long time to read because it started to disengage. How can you succeed when you know so little about how the world works?

It purports to enlighten why people around the world live and buy as they do.

Gender differences born or bred were examined and today account for some of the behavioural patterns. Sadly, it focuses only on why Americans live and buy as they do, while using Europe read France mainly for comparison. His skills were ideal for getting past the answers from the conscious mind “alibis”, which also matter so often garnered in market research, and delving into what he calls “the reptilian mind,” where the earliest experiences are recorded, as well as the emotions attached to them.

One of my most memorable personal imprints came when I was a young boy.

Could have been a bit more concise, but has its charm. Would recommend to read it to anyone. Clotaire Rapaille began his career as an academic, studying political and social sciences at The Paris Institute of Cklture Sciences and social psychology at Paris-Sorbonne University.

MacLean’s theory of the reptilian brain and Konrad Loren Dr. Nov 28, John Petrocelli rated it really liked it. Mar 01, Jona Taylor rated it it was amazing. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

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Similarly with a number of other aspects of U. It was an eye opener for why we make the decisions we do about products. When viewed with that lens, the book offers great insight into cultural norms and how they can be tapped in developing and marketing a successful product.

Even though the book is in the category of business and marketing it is more in the realm of practical anthropology and is definitely worth a second read.

They slept under the table and as I later learned even seduced one another under the table. In Chapter 1, he outlines how a notion is born, and relies primarily on first impressions and imprinting.


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In the first hour, I took on the persona of a visitor from another planet, someone who had never seen coffee before and had no idea how one “used” it. The book presents an interesting way to think about what people think, but it’s a little hard to take seriously. Rapaille on the other hand has written an entire book on interpreting the code for American culture and he brings culturw out by contrasting it with the culture of other countries, most notably France, wh I have recently read a couple of books that attempt to explain macro phenomenon by looking through the lens of the culture of its people.

Mar 27, Alan rated it it was amazing Shelves: Food was always available. I will be thinking about some of the stuff for the rest of my life. There is a window in childhood for this kind of emotional imprinting. This book is written for an American audience, and also looks at other cultures, including the UK which is where I cose. After one particular lecture at Geneva University, the father of a student approached me.

Two, in delving down to these roots, what is important is the relational structure between the person and other persons and object, not the specific content.

I found it fast read and full of interesting information about culture codes that have been discovered by Rapaille over time. Chapter Ten looks at how other cultures see the U.