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    Field study and interviews, correlated with the phenomena of class privilege and othering. This contributed to my knowledge of social psychology because the word “slut” is not only seen a double standard established my men but also a tool for women; it used to both defend and oppress. Defend when they moderate their own behavior to avoid the slut label and oppress when they label others…

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    Association and professor who teaches psychology at Stanford University, had believed (TED, 1984). Psychologist Zimbardo believed that people could still change when face either a good or bad life situation. What makes people go wrong is people aren’t open minded towards others thinking and assumes. Individual blame others for his/her result, but sometimes it’s not the system/people but the people or maybe it’s the power that is bad (Zimbardo, 2008). People think that…

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    Intergroup bias is a complex human tendency that social psychologists have been investigating for decades. Intergroup bias relates to how we as humans tend to evaluate our own group and members more favourably than other groups and their members, and how we divide ourselves into favoured in-groups and disfavoured out-groups (Hewstone, Rubin & Willis, 2002). Intergroup bias is a strong motivation for the sectarian conflicts tearing apart the Middle East, the increase in anti-immigrant attitudes…

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    definition, deterrence refers to the act of enforcing various measure with the main aim of discouraging a specific or particular behaviour within the society. Deterrence is meant to instil fear among the members of the society with respect to a given social based issue. As a result, the majority of people tend to distance themselves from such discouraged behaviour due to the heavy penalties one may face in the case of breaking such an act. Retentionists argue that for law enforcing act to be…

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    1) Mr. K what do you mean by you do not know how much longer you can go on? My rational for asking him what does he mean that he cannot go on, is because he sounds like he is talking about suicide. As a social worker this is something that I want to be clear about. I think that he might respond to this question by answering it in a very specific way. Mr. K is very emotional right now therefore he need help, by me asking him about himself I think that he would be open to answering me with any…

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    individual reacts under a specific set of conditions. Psychology is the science of exploring the mental processes of a group or an individual. The psychology perspective will analyze the factors of society that dictate how the individual reacts under the pressure of society. It will only analyze the factors from society that influenced the individual to behave in a specific manner. Much of the analysis will be done through social psychology. It will also provide insight to how an individual can…

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    a fear of spiders, snakes and heights. Social phobias include fear of social situations and agoraphobia, which is a fear of open or public places. Paradigms provide us different psychological insight that helps us understand how these phobias can form. A paradigm is an agreement within a discipline defining the subject matter to be studied and…

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    how big the act is only that it only the reaction it obtains from doing it. The three theoretical approaches are symbolic interactionism, functionalism, and conflict theory. Symbolic interactionism deals with mostly the micro-sociology and social psychology. In the theory of differential association it explains that when we have two groups with different attitudes and behaviors we inter imbalance where…

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    In social psychology, fundamental attribution error is described as the tendency of people to attribute the behaviors of others to internal factors --such as character, personality, and intent-- rather than resulting from external factors and/or circumstance (Schwarz, 2014). This contrasts with an individual 's self-perception, which accounts for all readily available knowledge of personal circumstance, when evaluating personal behavior. Fundamental attribution error is an intensely common…

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    which prisoners were withdrawing and behaving in pathological ways” and where some of the guards “were behaving sadistically” (Zimbardo). The Stanford Prison Experiment is one of the most controversial studies ever conducted in the “history of social psychology” (Konnikova, 2015). The results of this experiment show the truth of how absolute power corrupts absolutely, why good people do bad things, and how it can be applied to real life situations (Dalberg-Acton). One early Sunday morning in…

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