GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology Social Psychology-Attitudes and Behavior Study Material (Page 1 of 1)

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Key Points on Attitude

  • Leon Festinger՚s cognitive dissonance theory founded that people cannot take up the beliefs which do not suit their behavior. Even if they somehow accept the beliefs, they will get back to their actions in a while. Justification for belief is required by putting it into action.
  • An attitude is a positive, negative, or neutral evalua…

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Social Psychology



  • Social psychology is the study of how the thoughts, feelings, and behavior of people are influenced by the actual, imagined, or implied presence of other people. The origins of social psychology lie with the European theorists of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries — Tarde, Durkheim, LeBon, Freud — who introduced the concept of an emergent group mind. In America, social psychology was introduced in 1908 with the publication of two books — Introduction to Social Psychology by McDougall and Social Psychology by Ross.
  • American social psychology has tended to emphasize the hypothesis-testing experimental approach. Research has generally clustered around specific theories or…

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