rcgates.com Click here to return to rcgates.com's home page.

Social Psychology

    Social psychology is the scientific discipline that attempts to understand & explain how the thought, feeling, & behavior of individuals are influenced by the actual, imagined, or implied presence of others.

    Social psychology: a science that studies the influences of our situations, with special attention to how we view & affect one another.

    Social psychology: A broad field whose goals are to understand & explain how our thoughts, feelings, perceptions, & behaviors are influenced by interactions with others. It includes the study of stereotypes, prejudices, attitudes, conformity, group behaviors, & aggression.

    Social psychology: The scientific study of how people think about, influence, & relate to one another.

Topics in Psychology
Robert C. Gates