Author:
Maura Krestar
Subject:
Psychology
Material Type:
Reading
Level:
Academic Lower Division
Tags:
  • Attraction
  • Attribution
  • Culture of Honor
  • Empathy
  • Methods
  • Persuasion
  • Psychology
  • Science
  • Social Cognition
  • Social Influence
  • Social Psychology
  • THECB Grantee
  • License:
    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike
    Language:
    English

    Chapter: An Introduction to the Science of Social Psychology (NOBA)

    Overview

    By Robert Biswas-Diener

    Portland State University. 

    The science of social psychology investigates the ways other people affect our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. It is an exciting field of study because it is so familiar and relevant to our day-to-day lives. Social psychologists study a wide range of topics that can roughly be grouped into 5 categories: attraction, attitudes, peace & conflict, social influence, and social cognition.

    Chapter: An Introduction to the Science of Social Psychology (NOBA)

    By Robert Biswas-Diener

    Portland State University. 

    The science of social psychology investigates the ways other people affect our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. It is an exciting field of study because it is so familiar and relevant to our day-to-day lives. Social psychologists study a wide range of topics that can roughly be grouped into 5 categories: attraction, attitudes, peace & conflict, social influence, and social cognition.