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

    … email inbox this week. Ugh, 3 out of every 4 hours in meetings and email.” And we wonder why 70% of Americans are disengaged at work [refers to slide]. The truly sad part about that, is that 30% engagement number is an all-time high in employee engagement since Gallup started measuring that in 2000. That is a sad state of affairs. If we dial…

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

    …, for Dutch people this is about half that, but that’s because we’re cheap! So what constitutes top notch customer service? Well, our friends at HelpScout mentioned, already 2 years ago (!), that answering within 24 hours should be the standard for every business. This is just email support, as you might’ve noticed. However, that doesn’t mean speed…

    Thijs De Valk/ Yoastin Social Facebook- 7 readers -