Social Psychology

In psychology, social psychology is the scientific study of how people's thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are influenced by the actual, imagined, or implied presence of others. By this definition, scientific refers to the empirical method of investigation. The terms thoughts, feelings, and behaviors include all psychological variables that are measurable in a human being. The statement that others' presence may be imagined or implied suggests that we are prone to social influence even when no other people are present, such as when watching television, or following internalized cultural norms.
Posts about Social Psychology
  • How to Build Stronger Bonds With Your Community

    … in social psychology that describes how humans act in group scenarios: the us vs. them mentality. It’s inherent that as humans, we have a need for social identity—to feel as though we belong to a group. With our in-group also comes the significant out-group. The only thing that we humans love more than feeling part of our own group is ganging up…

    Convince and Convertin How To's- 6 readers -
  • What it Takes to Love the Work You Do as an Entrepreneur

    … that back to my generation, the Millennial generation, we see that 60% of Millennials are leaving their jobs within 3 years. That is a huge number and it’s an expensive problem for companies. And a very real problem. In fact, it’s costing companies $15-25,000 every time one of those Millennials leaves them. That’s in recruiting, and on boarding…

    Barrett Brooks/ Fizzle- 2 readers -
  • Creating loyal customers

    Today I thought I’d focus on loyal customers and returning visitors, rather than raking in those new visitors and customers. I feel this is a part of the website and online shop optimization that is easily overlooked or even forgotten. Obviously, this is a complete shame, because it’s actually a lot harder to convince people to buy your products for the first time.

    Thijs De Valk/ Yoast- 7 readers -
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