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    How will a highschool react to this type of student?

    How will real life highschool students and real life highschool personnels of diverse types such as athletes, musicians, bullies, populars, intellectuals, average, slackers, goths, beautiful girls, handsome boys, social butterflies, class clowns, janitors, teachers, principals, guards, coaches...
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    How are your stereotypical nerds or geeks made?

    How will nerd culture or geek culture look like if these nerdy hobbies listed below never existed? Would there still even be a nerd culture? Would the stereotypical nerds or geeks even exist? These are the list of nerdy entertainment hobbies I am talking about: 1. Video games 2. Comics 3...
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    People often start being distant with me - trying to figure but I feel stuck! Help/advice needed.

    I've often had this happening to me, and despite my effort to pinpoint to anything on my part, I'm unable to. I've noticed that often people who don't know me well, started being distant, which manifests itself in them avoiding natural eye contacts with me, giving unusually brief replies...
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    social psychology

    1.Why do we tend to hold others accountable for their misbehavior and excuse ourselves for the same behavior?
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    Preference for online social interaction

    Hi All I am currently conducting research into a preference for online social interaction. I would appreciate it if you could take the time to complete my survey. Kind regards Anthony Why do people choose to interact online? What are the reasons that people use Facebook and other...
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    Is there a social unconscious?

    About 40 years ago when I was in my twenties, I read a lot of psychology books. I read one book by Erich Fromm on the "Forgotten Language" as it was called. His idea, if I remember correctly is that there is a social unconscious and with that a forgotten language through which the social...
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    Social Psychology Forum

    Social Psychology Social psychology is the study of how humans think about each other and how they relate to each other. Social psychologists study such topics as the influence of others on an individual's behavior (e.g. conformity, persuasion), and the formation of beliefs, attitudes, and...
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    All models of teenagers’ bringing up and social order in schemes.

    All models of teenagers’ bringing up and social order in schemes. From literature modern people know about different ways of teenagers’ bringing up. For a long time but to no purpose multi-volume works of authors try to compete with each other with their methods. What is the cause of such...
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    Social beings

    I understand we are social beings programmed by the worlds and societies philosophy. The program has it's prejudices and bias's programmed in it as well. I state as well these philosophies with there prejudices and bias's are either six thousand years sixty thousand years are six hundred years...
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    The dark side of social psychology?

    Maybe in the beginning of society, sociability was necessary because of safety factors, wild animals.Today we call them crooks. But it seems today's social aspects seem to have personal value to the community as a whole and not the individual. In any group we lose our individuality and become a...
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    Help with social theory?

    Hi everyone, I was wondering if anyone here could please help me find a theory within social psychology. It refers to a minority group adopting the behaviours/values of the majority group, in order to advance. But that it almost turns into a sense of overcompensation, where the minority group...
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    Social Anxiety / Social Phobia - an Exploratory Documentary.

    A documentary about Social Anxiety / Social Phobia. A problem that often goes undiagnosed and untreated however when recognised Psychological Treatment is quite straight forward and very effective. Sharing this documentary and links is not an endorsement of the content of the material...
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    I am a social creature like it or not.

    I have been a learner all my life trying to fit in and be understood. To be part of something bigger than my individuality. I think I have found it in this forum and studying philosophy plus my experiences in my life. I am proud to be part of something where I can find my true self and be part...
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    The word free will v social programming.

    :) When we are a infant we only have innate knowledge. When we get older we question our elders as to their beliefs. Is it our free will or theirs that program us in the first place? Driving us forward into understanding their experiences (as well as there bias's (unconsciously)? Why do we...
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    Concerning social psychology

    I am convinced that the world community inputs there wisdom in us when we get old enough to question them and find our place in the world. I am now a philosophic and psychologal scientist which means I search the net and this forum for knowledge relating to me. I am unique part of the world...
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    Social programming

    :) I am beginning to believe we are programed by our parents family friends and the medium plus society as a whole, to believe what they want us to believe, until we question them. We are deluded by information (be it right or wrong) and then forced to search for (truth). We seem to accept...
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    Social morality

    I am a staunch moralist or opinionated to a fault. If I see another who is is rude to me, I try to understand why? What have I done to make them act that way. I care what people think of me, hoping nice thoughts which I to try too give off. But If I am convinced without a shadow of a doubt they...
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    Social Psychology

    Using psychology in social situations could backfire. One has their thoughts on how to fix other peoples problem/problems. Using their experiences as a tool. Trying to understand others problems is one thing, but plus ones experience is another. I have the gift of knowledge/understanding of...
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    What are some good clubs/organizations that could improve my social anxiety?

    I was looking for something like an improv club or Toastmasters that could help me come out of my shell more, and I wanted something a little bit more intense than a typical, random club, anyone know of some organizations (like volunteer organizations) or clubs that would involve me speaking to...
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    The word social

    I now understand the quote "No man is a island". We are born in society raised in society educated in society therfore we become society. We are not a (I) but a (we). What happens to our so called independence individuality and such? Brake societies law and you are judged a one not we...