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the branch of psychology that studies persons and their relationships with others and with groups and with society as a whole

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Toch examined this structure through the eyes of a social psychologist, which allowed him to see the effects of restrictive housing not only on the individual, but on the institution as well.
In the documentary, to be screened at 9pm tomorrow, experts at the forefront of the research talk to Swiss social psychologist Bertolt Meyer.
Summary: In 1896, the social psychologist Gustave Le Bon warned his contemporaries of the dangers of crowds.
There are huge expectations of a holiday, especially this year, which has been tough with money worries and a gloomy climate, says social psychologist Dr Sandra Wheatley.
Mrs Robinson, a social psychologist, said: "The advice from Government ministers is 'Don't panic' yet 'top up your tanks' at the same time.
a social psychologist and organizational consultant, is president of Human Dynamics Associates Inc.
Martin Skinner, a social psychologist at Warwick University, believes the motives behind these cases are a desire for power and importance, which can be embedded in people from childhood.
AoWe have these internal negotiations going in our heads all day, even if we donAAEt know it,Ao said BenoEt Monin, a social psychologist who studies moral licensing at Stanford University.
David Moxon, a social psychologist who led the study, said: "More than ever, research is highlighting a trend in reduced attention and concentration spans, and as our experiment suggests, the younger generation appear to be the worst afflicted.
Carol Tavris is a social psychologist and works with co-psychologist Elliott Aronson to produce a hard-hitting analysis in MISTAKES WERE MADE (BUT NOT BY ME): WHY WE JUSTIFY FOOLISH BELIEFS, BAD DECISIONS AND HURTFUL ACTS.
Byline: By social psychologist Dr ARTHUR CASSIDY, a suicide expert
However, his views were dismissed by a social psychologist as "simplistic" and based on a "middle class bias".
Myers, ASA member, author of The Pursuit of Happiness, and an outstanding social psychologist himself, labels Gilbert one of the most talented contemporary social psychologists.
The book, which is dedicated to Goldwater, draws heavily on the work of the social psychologist Bob Altemeyer, the creator of a scale for measuring "right-wing authoritarian" (RWA) tendencies.
Bussell, a social psychologist at Houston Baptist University, Texas.
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