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The Psychology of Social Situations

Selected Readings (Pergamon International Library of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Social Studies)

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Published by Pergamon Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology,
  • Psychology, Social,
  • Social behavior,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social, group or collective psychology,
  • Interpersonal relations,
  • Collected works,
  • Social Psychology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAdrian Furnham (Editor), Michael Argyle (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages542
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9265464M
    ISBN 100080243193
    ISBN 109780080243191

    Abstract. Social anxieties and fears exist along continua of intensity, ranging from the helpful and adaptive (e.g., keeping one on one’s “social toes” in uncertain social situations) to the disabling and impairing (e.g., being unable to develop or maintain close relationships in spite of loneliness). The Person and the Situation, I searched years for this book and even contacted the author via email. He responded that it would be converted to digital format if there were enough request. There were so many requests for it they finally issued it in digital format. If you have any interest in Social Psychology this is a must read!/5(38).

    Social psychology examines how people affect one another, and it looks at the power of the situation. Social psychologists assert that an individual’s thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are very much influenced by social situations. Essentially, people will change their behavior to align with the social situation at hand. The first construct is called Self-Monitoring, and it is the ability to read social cues and alter one's behavior in order to try to "fit in" to a specific social situation.

    Human behavior is the response of individuals or groups of humans to internal and external refers to the array of every physical action and observable emotion associated with individuals, as well as the human specific traits of one's personality and temperament may be more consistent, other behaviors will change as one moves from birth through adulthood. book, Advanced Social Psychology. It is intended to provide a basic overview of social psychology for graduate students, upper-level undergraduates, and oth- were not inspired to become a social psychologist to learn about situations. On the contrary, most people come to social psychology because they are inter-.


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The Psychology of Social Situations: Selected Readings focuses on the situations in which social behavior occurs, taking into consideration the effects of these situations on different forms of social behavior.

The Psychology of Social Situations: Selected Readings focuses on the situations in which social behavior occurs, taking into consideration the effects of these situations on different forms of social behavior.

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The self has meaning only within the social context, and it is not wrong to say that the social situation defines our self-concept and our self-esteem. We rely on others to provide a “social reality”—to help us determine what to think, feel, and do (Hardin & Higgins, ).Author: Charles Stangor.

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