2017-07-27T19:05:41+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Prejudice, Self-fulfilling prophecy, Social group, Self-concept, Consensus reality, Legitimacy (political), Norm (social), Prisoner's dilemma, Social psychology, Socialization, Loneliness, Collective consciousness, Authoritarian personality, Psycho-oncology, Bandwagon effect, Cognitive dissonance, Common sense, Milgram experiment, Group dynamics, Social status, Victimology, Victim blaming, Social behavior, Social engineering (political science), Blame, Online participation, Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft flashcards
Social psychology

Social psychology

  • Prejudice
    Prejudice is prejudgement or forming an opinion before becoming aware of the relevant facts of a case.
  • Self-fulfilling prophecy
    A self-fulfilling prophecy is a prediction that directly or indirectly causes itself to become true, by the very terms of the prophecy itself, due to positive feedback between belief and behavior.
  • Social group
    In the social sciences a social group has been defined as two or more people who interact with one another, share similar characteristics, and collectively have a sense of unity.
  • Self-concept
    One's self-concept (also called self-construction, self-identity, self-perspective or self-structure) is a collection of beliefs about oneself that includes elements such as academic performance, gender roles, sexuality, and racial identity.
  • Consensus reality
    Consensus reality is that which is generally agreed to be reality, based on a consensus view.
  • Legitimacy (political)
    In political science, legitimacy is the right and acceptance of an authority, usually a governing law or a régime.
  • Norm (social)
    From a sociological perspective, social norms are informal understandings that govern the behavior of members of a society.
  • Prisoner's dilemma
    The prisoner's dilemma is a standard example of a game analyzed in game theory that shows why two completely "rational" individuals might not cooperate, even if it appears that it is in their best interests to do so.
  • 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.
  • Socialization
    Socialisation is a term used by sociologists, social psychologists, anthropologists, political scientists, and educationalists to refer to the lifelong process of inheriting and disseminating norms, customs, values and ideologies, providing an individual with the skills and habits necessary for participating within their own society.
  • Loneliness
    Loneliness is a complex and usually unpleasant emotional response to isolation or lack of companionship.
  • Collective consciousness
    Collective consciousness or collective conscious (French: conscience collective) is the set of shared beliefs, ideas and moral attitudes which operate as a unifying force within society.
  • Authoritarian personality
    Authoritarian personality is a state of mind or attitude characterized by belief in absolute obedience or submission to one's own authority, as well as the administration of that belief through the oppression of one's subordinates.
  • Psycho-oncology
    Psycho-oncology is a field of interdisciplinary study and practice at the intersection of lifestyle, psychology and oncology.
  • Bandwagon effect
    The bandwagon effect is a phenomenon whereby the rate of uptake of beliefs, ideas, fads and trends increases the more that they have already been adopted by others.
  • Cognitive dissonance
    In psychology, cognitive dissonance is the mental stress or discomfort experienced by an individual who holds two or more contradictory beliefs, ideas, or values at the same time; performs an action that is contradictory to their beliefs, ideas, or values; or is confronted by new information that conflicts with existing beliefs, ideas or values.
  • Common sense
    Common sense is a basic ability to perceive, understand, and judge things that is shared by ("common to") nearly all people and can reasonably be expected of nearly all people without need for debate.
  • Milgram experiment
    The Milgram experiment on obedience to authority figures was a series of social psychology experiments conducted by Yale University psychologist Stanley Milgram.
  • Group dynamics
    Group dynamics is a system of behaviours and psychological processes occurring within a social group (intragroup dynamics), or between social groups (intergroup dynamics).
  • Social status
    Social status is the position or rank of a person or group, within the society.
  • Victimology
    Victimology is the study of victimization, including the relationships between victims and offenders, the interactions between victims and the criminal justice system—that is, the police and courts, and corrections officials—and the connections between victims and other social groups and institutions, such as the media, businesses, and social movements.
  • Victim blaming
    Victim blaming occurs when the victim of a crime or any wrongful act is held entirely or partially responsible for the harm that befell them.
  • Social behavior
    Social behavior is behavior among two or more organisms, typically from the same species.
  • Social engineering (political science)
    Social engineering is a discipline in social science that refers to efforts to influence particular attitudes and social behaviors on a large scale, whether by governments, media or private groups in order to produce desired characteristics in a target population.
  • Blame
    Blame is the act of censuring, holding responsible, making negative statements about an individual or group that their action or actions are socially or morally irresponsible, the opposite of praise.
  • Online participation
    Online participation is used to describe the interaction between users and online communities on the web.
  • Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft
    Gemeinschaft (German pronunciation: [ɡəˈmaɪnʃaft]) and Gesellschaft ([ɡəˈzɛlʃaft]), generally translated as "community and society", are categories which were used by the German sociologist Ferdinand Tönnies in order to categorize social ties into two dichotomous sociological types which define each other.