social psychology


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social psychology

n.
The branch of psychology that deals with the behavior of groups and the influence of social factors on the individual.

social psychologist n.

social psychology

n
(Psychology) the area of psychology concerned with the interaction between individuals and groups and the effect of society on behaviour

so′cial psychol′ogy


n.
the psychological study of social behavior, esp. of the reciprocal influence of the individual and the group with which the individual interacts.
[1905–10]

social psychology

The branch of psychology that deals with the effect of society on human behavior.
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Noun1.social psychology - the branch of psychology that studies persons and their relationships with others and with groups and with society as a whole
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life
psychodynamics - the branch of social psychology that deals with the processes and emotions that determine psychology and motivation
Translations
sociální psychologie
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