social psychology

noun
Updated on: 15 Mar 2018

Definition of social psychology

: the study of the manner in which the personality, attitudes, motivations, and behavior of the individual influence and are influenced by social groups

social psychologist

noun

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First Known Use of social psychology

1880


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social psychology

noun

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: the study of the manner in which the personality, attitudes, motivations, and behavior of the individual influence and are influenced by social groups

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