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Social Psychology
- The Branch of psychology that concentrates on any and all aspects of human behavior that  involve persons and their relationships to other persons, groups, social institutions and to society as a whole.

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  Understanding Social Psychology 
  A Sociological Tour through Cyberspace  3/5
Basic and Applied Social Psychology - Scientific journal that publishes research articles, literature reviews etc. The journal is based on the belief that social psychologists can have a part in the understanding and solution of many social problems. Thus publishes basic research in areas of social psychology that can be applied to societal problems as well as direct applications of social psychology to those problems.  4/5

Chicken Wire Mother - This is about an experiment performed in 1966 by Harry Harlow, in which several rhesus monkeys had some very bad days. 4/5  Student.
Links to Social Psychology Topics - From the Social Psychology Network.  4/5
Michael C. Kearl's Social Psychology Page - Introduction with Links.  4/5
                               
Aggression
Can the Source of Aggression be found in the Brain? - By Irma Iskandar. An Article. 3/5
Societal Stockholm Syndrome - The term, Stockholm Syndrome, was coined in the early 70's 3/5
Stockholm Syndrome - "They weren't bad people. They let me eat, they let me sleep, they gave me my life".  2/5
The Kenneth B. Clark Center for the Study of Violence in Communities ( Gangs ) 4/5
                             
Attitudes
An Explanation of Cognitive Dissonance Theory  - Basic introduction. 3/5
Cognitive Dissonance - A mechanism of how social influence can produce attitude changes. An Article.  3/5
SocioSite - Aging & Agism  3/5
Theories About The Attitude-Behaviour Relation: Implications - Theories About the Attitude-Behaviour Relation: ImplicationsFor Health Education.. An Article 3/5
                     
Attraction
Attraction and Love - Attraction and Love. I. Physical Attraction. A. Effects on Dating. 1. Gender Differences. 2. Matching Hypothesis. B. Cross-Cultural Issues. A Slide Show. 3/5
Attraction and Love: Overview - Attraction: Physical attractiveness, the “matching hypothesis”, similarity of attitudes, reciprocity.  A Slide Show 3/5
Biological Basis of Sex Appeal - By Richard F. Taflinger. 3/5
Brain asymmetry and facial attractiveness: Facial beauty is not simply in the eye of the beholder 3/5
FacePrints  - What is Beauty? - An online experiment.  3/5
Facial Attractiveness  Face stimuli manufactured by prototyping can be used to investigate questions related to facial attractiveness.   3/5
Handling Fear of Rejection. - 3/5
Love and Evolution [Robin Allott] 3/5
Romantic Attraction - Romantic Attraction. How do we get "the hots" for someone? 3/5
Sexual Selection, Physical Attractiveness, and Facial Neoteny: Cross-Cultural Evidence and Implications - Doug Jones Sexual selection, physicalattractiveness, and facial neoteny: cross-cultural evidence and implications: Bibliographical Excerpts "The evolution of modern Homo sapiens over the past 100,000 years has been marked by a trend toward increasingly. .2/5
The Matching Hypothesis - A Slide show - Love and Attraction.  3/5
                              
Environment (Social)
Collective Behavior and the Social Psychologies of Social Institution - Here we will consider the most "macro" dimensions of social psychology, those social forces arising out of the interactions of large numbers of individuals and groups which, in turn, are the master templates patterning the cultural and social orders. One cannot study the behaviors of individuals without devoting some attention to the broader socio-cultural environments, their economic structures, stratification orders, technological systems of communication and transportation, family processes, demographics, and value systems, structuring their social lives. 4/5
Cultural Perspectives On Child Rearing  3/5
Platos Criticism of Democracy  - An Article.  3/5
Social & Cultural Differences in Child-Rearing - A Test Paper.  3/5
                            
Emotions
AmoebaWeb: Emotion and Motivation - AmoebaWeb is maintained by Douglas Degelman, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology at Vanguard University of Southern California. Links to Articles. 4/5

Emotion and MotivationImportant directions for future research on emotion and motivation. An Article.  3/5
Unpacking the Civilizing Process -  Shame and Integration in Elias's Work by Thomas J. Scheff. An Article  3/5
                              
Groups           Also Cults 
Cooperation & Competition - The Prisoners" Dilemma"  3/5
Dominant Themes in `Classic´ Models of Crowd Behaviour. 3/5

Information About Cults and Psychological Manipulation - AFF, the leading professional organization concerned about cults and psychological manipulation, was founded 20 years ago in 1979. AFF is known for its professionalism, for building its practical educational services for families, former group members, helping professionals, educators, and young people on a base of scholarly study and research4/5
Stanley Milgram's Experiment - Stanley Milgram, a psychologist at Yale University, conducted a study focusing on the conflict between obedience to authority and personal conscience. He examined justifications for acts of genocide offered by those accused at the World War II, Nuremberg War Criminal trials. Their defense often was based on "obedience" - - that they were just following orders of their superiors.  3/5

The Milgram Experiment - A lesson in depravity, peer pressure, and the power of authority. An Article.  3/5

                            
Networks (Social)
  Rational Choice Theory - John Scott 3/5
Social Exchange Theory of John Thibaut & Harold Kelley. 3/5
                              
Prejudice & Discrimination
ADL - Fighting Anti-Semitism, Hatred, Prejudice and Bigotry - The mission of the Anti-Defamation League is to stop the defamation of the Jewish people, to secure justice and fair treatment to all citizens alike. 4/5
Antisemitism Research Resources - This Web site provides annotated links and original material about anti-Semitism and the Holocaust (Shoah).  3/5
Campaign Against Racism and Fascism - Based in the UK  3/5
Cross-Cultural Comparison - Related topics on Cross-Cultural Comparison from the Journal of cross-cultural comparison   3/5
Groups  Against Racism - A comprehensive list of related organisations.  3/5
  Ethnocentrism - What is it? Why are people ethnocentric? What is the problem? What can we do about it?. 3/5
Jewish Links Directory - Anti-Semitism & Holocaust - Extensive directory of sites on anti-Semitism, anti-Zionism, the Holocaust, Holocaust denial, and related topics.   4/5
Mental Health Media - Promote people's voices in order to reduce the discrimination and prejudice surrounding mental health and learning difficulties.  3/5
Multiculturalism and Diversity--The New Racism - Essays and articles asserting that multiculturalism is just racism in a politically-correct guise. 3/5
Racial Profiling - Got a question? Ask an Expert. Racial Profiling. many links and references.  3/5
Racial Profiling in America - Arrest the Racism - One of the ACLU's highest priority issues is the fight against the outrageous practice of racial profiling. 2/5
Racism and Psychology. - An APA Article. 3/5
Racism: It's Not Just about Attitudes!An Article.  3/5
                          
Prosocial Behavior
Altruism vs. Selfishness   3/5
Catholic Encyclopedia: ALTRUISM  3/5
Empathy, Altruism & Agape.  - Perspectives on love, science and religion.  2/5
Empathy Altruism Theory - Part Slide Show on Prosocial Behavior.  3/5
Factors that affect the Bystander Effect 3/5
Life in the City - A lecture outline by Paul Webley. Worth a look.  3/5
Modeling Altruism and Spite - Published in Review of Economic Dynamics, 1:593-622, 1998 Full Text Modeling Altruism and Spitefulness in Experiments David K. Levine January 12, 2022 revised: November 17, 1997 Abstract: We examine a simple theory of altruism.  3/5
Self Esteem Home Page  - Our purpose is to connect organizations and people whose vision & values enhance self-esteem.   2/5
                             
Research  (Social)
Current Research in Social Psychology. - The full text of past and current editions of the peer reviewed Journal details all aspects of research in Social Psychology.
Economic Psychology Research Group, University of Exeter -UK - A good set of related links.  3/5
IAREP - The International Association for Research in Economic Psychology 2/5
Nature, Nurture Debate: not mutually exclusive - Psychologist Robert Plomin, PhD, would like to see the nature versus nurture debate end. Most human behaviors are not influenced by nature or nurture but by nature and nurture, he says. 3/5

Social Psychology Research - The social sciences are dedicated to understanding the human condition, ideally to the extent that the singular and collective behaviors of human beings can be understood and even predicted. Though their goals are identical in the abstract, these "sciences" differ in terms of their way of looking at things, the questions they ask, the methods they use in addressing these questions, and what they do with this information once they obtain it.  4/5
Social Psychology - Social Cognition Research Papers   3/5
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