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Social psychology
the scientific study of how individuals think, feel, and behave in regard to other people and how individuals’ thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are affected by other people
Interactionist perspective
an emphasis on how both an individual's personality and environmental characteristics influence behavior
Social cognition
the study of how people perceive, remember, and interpret information about themselves and others
Social neuroscience
the study between neural and social processes
Behavioral genetics
a subfield of psychology that examines the role of genetic factors in behaviors
Evolutionary psychology
a subfield of psychology that uses the prinicples of evolution to understand human social behavior
Cross-cultural research
research designed to compare and contrast people of different cultures
Multicultural research
research designed to examine racial and ethnic groups within cultures