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    College there are five areas of concentration. They include Behavioral Neuroscience, Cognitive Neuroscience, Developmental Psychology, Quantitative Psychology, and Social Psychology. (Behavioral Neuroscience, August 25, 2014.) According to (Behavioral Neuroscience, Boston College); behavioral neuroscience is usually social behaviors or actions that occur. For example a type of social behavior or behavioral neuroscience would be a child play-fighting. There are many people who study and…

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    Social Psychology is a science that studies the influences of our situations, paying particular attention to the way we see ourselves, interact and affect each other, and thus creating theories and experiments that demonstrate the cause-effect relationship. Social psychologists organize their ideas and findings theories (integrated set of principles that explain and predict the observed events), explaining the facts (statements about what we observe accepted). The abstract theories and make…

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    After the bullying has strikes the victim’s emotions with inappropriate online content or threats. The victim will start to get paranoid and not want to go to school the next day. Professionals in the field of psychology state that the best way to fight bullying, online and offline, is to inform your parent or guardian and the teacher or principal at the school or organization that the victim and bully both attend. Although this is true and very effective, when…

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    Social Psychology: Free will vs Autonomy. Understanding Formulation of Actions: A Cult Case Study. The formulation of truth as a psychological process is vastly homogeneous, meaning that there are universal truths and beliefs. Social absolutes exist in the form of consensus understanding of right and wrong; common decency is an expected phenomenon and value is placed upon the action in a social setting. It could be argued that humans rely on others for confirmation of their actions (Asch 1956)…

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    The third theory used in the present study is known as Lambert's Social Psychology Model which emphasize on the social and psychological aspects of second language learning (SLL). The theory is used to explain about individual differences (ID's) in language learning. ID's are one of the aspects which closely related to the success of second language acquisition (SLA) and second language learning (SLL) where the success and the failure of the processes are due to the different individual…

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    situations. When I was about twelve years old I kept asking my parents all of these questions they couldn 't answer, so they told me to read about it. Within a few weeks I was reading three different psychology text books that I had found at Goodwill. One thing that peaked my interest in social psychology was learning of Peter Zimbardo 's Stanford prison experiment. They chose twenty four normal mentally sound college students and made half of them guards and the other half prisoners. The…

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    behaviour is and what isn’t. Likewise, the definition of an abnormality most likely depends on deviation from social norms in which the individual’s behaviour violates ‘unwritten’ rules within the social group and is seen as not socially acceptable. It is always worth noting that certain acts which may be acceptable in one social group can be completely unacceptable within another social group, different cultural and societal norms around the world…

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    According to the textbook Baumeister and Bushman (2011) and Elliot Aronson’s book “The Social Animal” (2004), social cognitive is defined as the method that how human understand each other. This process consists of four components: attribution, biases (systematic errors), heuristics (mental shortcut), and attitudes. According to Baumeister and Bushman (2011) definition of attribution as how we connect the cause of human behaviors. Attribution could be used to determine personal responsibility if…

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    Social psychology and its principles are present throughout the world whenever people interact with one another. Social psychologists look to study the way people act and feel when they are in social situations. The ideas and concepts of social psychology are applicable to many of the interactions that we experience in our life. My interview with JP Morgan Chase for a summer program was an instance when I fell victim to many of the flaws in my thought process. Like all other ambitious high…

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    ways of behaving that make a person different from the next. This may seem like the easiest way to describe personality but it is definitely more than that. Psychologists use four main perspectives for evaluating personality: humanistic perspective, social cognitive perspective, trait perspective, and lastly psychodynamic perspective. I personally feel like there is a lot that goes into a personality than just emotional qualities. The three most important concepts that elaborate on personality…

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