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The Individualization of the Social and the Desocialization of the Individual: Floyd H. Allport’s Contribution to Social Psychology

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Abstract

For the majority of professionally trained, that is, academic, psychologists, as well as for most educated laymen interested in the field, psychology has become known as the scientific study of individual experience and behavior or action. Whether explicitly stated, as in most definitions of the field, or merely presupposed, it is the experiencing and acting individual on whom psychological theories and research have focused.

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Social Psychology Experimental Social Psychology Social Facilitation Methodological Individualism Crowd Behavior 
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