Social psychology

United States, 1990

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Episode number 24 of Series “Psychology: the study of human behavior”.
Human beings are social animals. We live in groups and are influenced by others. Social psychology is interested in how people affect each other, in the individual in the context of the group. In particular the program looks at how stereotyping allows us to make immediate, albeit rough, assumptions about how a person may behave so that we may react appropriately. However the same process of stereotyping can lead to prejudice and bias which may in turn lead to small or large scale conflict.

Credits

producer

Leslie Hill

production company

Coastline Community College

Language

English

Duration

00:30:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

38018

Subject categories

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Prejudices

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social interaction

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social psychology

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Prejudices

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Social psychology

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Stereotype (Psychology)

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Short films → Short films - United States

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Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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