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Social Psychology

Evolutionary Psychology, Books-Social Psychology

Social psychology is the scientific study of how we interact with, think about and influence other people. It includes such topics as group processes, prejudice, love, and persuasion.

Social psychology is similar to sociology in the topics it covers, however, social psychology looks more specifically at individual or personal explanations, whereas sociology looks at cultural explanations. - Dr. S. Pack.

Social psychology is the scientific study of humankind as social beings. The social psychologist is interested in how individuals think about others, influence others and are influenced by others, and how they interact with others.

Social psychology is exploration of theory and research concerning the individual in a social context. Social psychological principles are useful in stopping gang violence, reduction of discrimination, reduction of school dropout rates, reduction of domestic violence.

Social psychological principles are also useful in influencing public policy, resisting the appeal of propaganda and behaviors in advertising.

Social Psychology Network is the largest social psychology database on the Internet. In these pages, you'll find more than 5,000 links related to psychology.

Social Psychology - Part of Trinity University's Sociological Tour Through Cyberspace, this resource gives overviews, statistics, and links to other pertinent sites. Topics include: theories and methods, gender and sex, environmental psychology, belief systems, living in a symbolic world, persuasion group dynamics, collective behavior, inequality, political psychologies, urbanization, Scientific Mentalities and much more.

Current Research in Social Psychology (CRISP) is a peer reviewed, electronic journal covering all aspects of social psychology. Publication is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Group Processes at the University of Iowa which provides free access to its contents. Authors retain copyright for their work. CRISP is permanently archived at the Library of the University of Iowa and at the Library of Congress. Beginning in April, 2000, Sociological Abstracts publishes the abstracts of CRISP articles.