Ap Hum Geo Unit 1 Vocab.

environmental determinism
The thought that the environment has a strong affect or controls human behavior
The idea that humans can make their own decisions, and that we're not controlled by the environment
The knowledge, attitudes, practices, behaviors, etc.. shared and transmitted by members of a society
cultural diffusion
New cultural innovations and ideas that spread to other areas
cultural landscape
A place that has physically changed because of the people living on it, and the changes reflect their culture