Social psychology is a study of social interaction, the way people influence one another’s behaviours, feelings and thoughts. Social interaction occurs everywhere because man lives in society. This section of the book looks at a selection of important themes, such as conformity and obedience, forming impressions of others, ethnic attitudes, the attribution of causes to other peoples’ behaviour, and the helping of others in distress.
KeywordsCognitive Dissonance Social Perception Personal Space Intergroup Contact Authoritarian Personality
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