social psychology


noun

the psychological study of social behavior, especially of the reciprocal influence of the individual and the group with which the individual interacts.

Origin of social psychology

First recorded in 1905–10
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British Dictionary definitions for social psychology

social psychology

noun

psychol the area of psychology concerned with the interaction between individuals and groups and the effect of society on behaviour
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Medicine definitions for social psychology

social psychology

n.

The branch of human psychology that deals with the behavior of groups and the influence of social factors on the individual.
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