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A note for Lesson no. 6, "Brains Make More Than One Kind of Mind," in Seven and a Half Lessons About the Brain by Lisa Feldman Barrett.
Some context from page 108‌ is:

Your mind must acclimate to the new culture. Scientists call this activity acculturation...

For an introduction to the topic of acculturation, see these references.[1][2][3][4]


  1. Schwartz, Seth J., Jennifer B. Unger, Byron L. Zamboanga, and José Szapocznik. 2010. "Rethinking the Concept of Acculturation: Implications for Theory and Research." American Psychologist 65 (4): 237.
  2. Lopez-Class, Maria, Felipe González Castro, and Amelie G. Ramirez. 2011. "Conceptions of Acculturation: A Review and Statement of Critical Issues." Social Science & Medicine 72 (9): 1555–1562.
  3. Ward, Colleen, and Nicolas Geeraert. 2016. "Advancing Acculturation Theory and Research: The Acculturation Process in Its Ecological Context." Current Opinion in Psychology 8: 98–104.
  4. Bornstein, Marc H. 2017. "The Specificity Principle in Acculturation Science." Perspectives on Psychological Science 12 (1): 3–45.