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The science that deals with the mental and behaviourial characteristics of an individual, community or society.

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Psychology; Social psychology

A change in attitude, belief, or behavior to match the group behavior due to perceived social pressures.

Milgram experiment

Psychology; Social psychology

A social psychology experiment conducted by Yale University psychology professor Stanley Milgram between 1961 and 1963 to measure the degree to which a participant will obey an ...

social loafing

Psychology; Social psychology

The tendency for people to exert less effort when they work with a group towards a common goal than when they are individually accountable.


Psychology; Social psychology

A set of norms that define how people in a given social position ought to behave.


Psychology; Social psychology

The belief that a person's own ethnic and/or cultural group is superior to other groups. These people tend to judge other groups relative to their own group and is sometimes ...

misinformation effect

Psychology; Social psychology

A phenomenon where people unconsciously incorporate misleading information into their memory of an event. This occurs when the person is exposed to misleading information after ...

emergency protection order (EPO)

Psychology; Social psychology

Emergency protection order (EPO) is an order under section 44 of the Children Act allowing a local authority social worker ( or a National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to ...