Essays Tagged: "Social psychology"

Critique of Hatred Talks about how hate is either inborn or learned. Through life experiences or unknown forces hatred it present in everyone.

ughout history. Just as different forms of psychology have tried to discover what hatred really is. Social Psychology would probably say that hatred is something that is learned from the group in whic ... d than a toddler saying it. So the idea of the teenager hating a particular group could support the social psychologists theory. The idea that hate gets developed from the surrounding situation and pe ...

(7 pages) 83 0 3.4 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

"Social Psychology." Over the years certain patterns of interactions between men and women (Latin-American culture)have evolved.

"Social Psychology." Over the years certain patterns of interactions between men and women (Latin-Ame ... s beliefs about men and how are they supposed to behave in relationships with them. The concepts of social psychology can be useful to comprehend why women believe and behave in certain ways. The Male ... he culture.Why do women in Latin America follow these norms? The answer has to do with a concept in social psychology, which is social identity, part in a person related with who the person is, and wh ...

(4 pages) 337 5 4.6 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Describe the main features of qualitative research and compare the advantages and disadvantages with experimental research.

IntroductionThis essay describes the main aspects of relativist qualitative research in social psychology. Generalised comparisons will be considered between the methodology of relativist ... isability.In accordance with a logical positivist epistemology, experimental researchers argue that social behaviour is an objective, independent reality, relying on theories which describe that reali ... st logic (Hammersley, 1996). They instead affirm an idealist epistemology, endorsing relativism and social constructivism (Megee, 2001). Research is based on description rather than prediction as mean ...

(6 pages) 669 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Social Facilitation of Complex Tasks: A Comparison of Zajonc's Drive Theory and Cottrell's Evaluation-Apprehension Theory

Running head: SOCIAL FACILTATION OF COMPLEX TASKSSocial Facilitation of Complex Tasks: A Comparison of Zajonc's Dr ... reliable indicator in determining individual's behaviour in the presence of others.A major area of social psychology is the study of an individual's behaviour in the presence of others. This is defin ... tudy of an individual's behaviour in the presence of others. This is defined as Allport's Theory of Social Facilitation (Vaughan, 2002). The effect of others on an individual's behaviour is addressed ...

(8 pages) 95 1 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Joy Luck Club

Social PsychologyJoy Luck Club;The Joy Luck Club explores the different mother-daughter relationship ...

(5 pages) 80 0 4.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Critical Observation Paper

ved. Furthermore, I will describe the consequences or what happens afterward and how the studies of social psychology can help me understand why it is happening.Observation and Person InvolvedHave you ... f Conditioning (POC). During POC a dog responds to its environment in order to satisfy physical and social needs. For a dog to learn or perform a task, it is necessary to meet these needs. As a traine ...

(4 pages) 296 2 4.3 Jun/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Organizational Behavior.

ization. There are a number of behavioral disciplines that contribute to OB: psychology, sociology, social psychology, anthropology, and political science. There are lot of challenges and opportunitie ... s in the workplace also depends on the self-efficacy of the individual employee in dealing with the social realities of work situations. These skills include ability to communicate well, to relate eff ...

(5 pages) 476 0 4.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

What If We Were All Green?

n international message on issues including self-esteem and racism. When this song is viewed from a social psychology perspective, many theories pop out from the lyrics. "Bein' Green" can be interrupt ... cy between his actual self and his ideal self, while his ought self seems to be unimportant. Within social psychology, the ought self is not as damaging to self-esteem because it is something within r ...

(5 pages) 32 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Critically discuss what the social psychology student was referring to in the above scenario using a theory of pro-social behaviour as a framework.

him. Lily's bravery is the talk of the neighbourhood. On hearing of this a student who is studying social psychology makes the comment: It's just as well Lily's usual playmates were not around or tha ... girl might not have received any help (Vaughan and Hogg, 2005, p. 358).Critically discuss what the social psychology student was referring to in the above scenario using a theory of pro-social behavi ...

(5 pages) 76 0 1.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Social Psychology, what is it and what can it help us learn about ourselves and others actions.

Social Psychology is a very broad subject but the definition that I believe describes it best is the ... ence by other people. There are many contributing factors and situations that support the theory of Social Psychology. I believe by understanding these contributing factors better we can learn to bett ... utside influences leading our behaviors. The most prominent factors I found included the following: Social behavior, Social cognition and how we use it, Self concept and Image and its importance, Atti ...

(13 pages) 249 1 3.5 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Literature Review

rtain amount of control and order is required by management.Sarachek, Bernard. (1968) "Elton Mayo's Social Psychology and Human Relations." Academy of Management Journal.The author focuses on Mayo's t ... emy of Management Journal.The author focuses on Mayo's two assumptions: people are inclined to form social alliances in order to perform productively with one another and that changes in one's working ...

(5 pages) 212 1 3.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Are teenagers body images based on media images, as well, is having an "ideal" body image affecting teenagers ability to gain social acceptance?

based on media images, as well, is having an "ideal" body image affecting teenagers ability to gain social acceptance?2) a) Davison, T.E., McCabe, M.P. (2006). Adolescent body image and psychosocial f ... ison, T.E., McCabe, M.P. (2006). Adolescent body image and psychosocial functioning. The Journal of Social Psychology, 1, 15-30.In this article about Adolescent Body Image, respondents were required t ...

(11 pages) 113 0 5.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Bridging The Gap Of The Digital Divide

Social Psychology Current Events on psychology 10 / 17 / 01 Bridging The Gap of The Digital Divide: ... Events on psychology 10 / 17 / 01 Bridging The Gap of The Digital Divide: Modern Prejudice and Pro social This articles addressed a speech that President Clinton gave while in command, concerning the ... the last couple of years. In this speech he discussed his plan of action, to bring up to date this social groups with the use of technical tools that will ensure their survival in tomorrow's competit ...

(2 pages) 42 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Rationale Essay

, like for example the English language (Composition courses), Art history, Psychology (General and Social psychology) and Philosophy. I have also taken elective courses mostly in the economy field, l ... ective courses mostly in the economy field, like management, marketing, the economics of the EU and social and economic development. Since I would like to direct my career to the field of print journa ...

(4 pages) 52 0 3.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The effects of excuse validati

se excuses were not validated. The results indicated that excuse-validation is an effective form of social support and is necessary for publicly made excuses to alleviate negative affect.Social psycho ... ive than privately-made, unexamined excuses in relieving negative affect.In contrast, in a study of social support strategy effectiveness, Dendton and Zarbatany (a995) observed that when people discus ...

(3 pages) 8 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

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ly accessible to even those who shouldn't have it.Modern marketing is an amazing thing. It combines social psychology with economics and science in order to deliver a message to a target that is unawa ... ion one can achieve anything desired. This is true in terms of knowledge but in terms of the modern social hierarchy one can only hope to escape from their level to the next in their lifetime. Althoug ...

(6 pages) 396 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

An Analysis of Technical Writing

, and socioeconomic profiles. Analyzed within the framework developed from the human dimensions and social psychology literature, the focus group data reveals four common factors that affect the accep ... up data within a framework -- developed from the human dimension of natural resource literature and social psychological models of human behavior -- that accounts for theoretical and empirical observe ...

(5 pages) 38 0 3.9 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

Management Controls of the US Navy. Everything accomplished by a manager relates to the effective use of control.

line Dictionary defines the word stigma as "the shame or disgrace attached to something regarded as socially unacceptable" (2007). To remove this shame or disgrace from managerial control requires man ... equires managers to rely on well honed communication skills. Additionally, a basic understanding of social psychology can aid the manager by allowing them to understand how their team members beliefs, ...

(4 pages) 44 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

The Bystander Effect

ily’s bravery is the talk of the neighbourhood. On learning of this, a student who is studying social psychology makes the comment: It’s just as well that Lily’s usual playmates were no ... nd Hogg, 2005, p.358)When it comes to helping others, studies have uncovered an apparent paradox in social psychology called the ‘bystander effect’ (Weiten 2007, p.684). The bystander effect ...

(7 pages) 62 0 1.0 May/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Personnel Management and Organizational Behavior

nizational behavior is mainly built from four dominant behavioral disciplines which are psychology, social psychology, sociology and anthropology. Psychology is the science which measures the behavior ... s the science which measures the behavior of each individual in an organization. In the other hand, social psychology investigates the influence from one person to another as well as the behavior of a ...

(7 pages) 146 0 4.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology