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psychology

 [si-kol´o-je]
the science dealing with the mind and mental processes, especially in relation to human and animal behavior. adj., adj psycholog´ic, psycholog´ical.
analytic psychology (analytical psychology) the system of psychology founded by Carl Gustav Jung, based on the concepts of the collective unconscious and the complex.
clinical psychology the use of psychologic knowledge and techniques in the treatment of persons with emotional difficulties.
community psychology the application of psychological principles to the study and support of the mental health of individuals in their social sphere.
criminal psychology the study of the mentality, the motivation, and the social behavior of criminals.
depth psychology the study of unconscious mental processes.
developmental psychology the study of changes in behavior that occur with age.
dynamic psychology psychology stressing the causes and motivations for behavior.
environmental psychology study of the effects of the physical and social environment on behavior.
experimental psychology the study of the mind and mental operations by the use of experimental methods.
forensic psychology psychology dealing with the legal aspects of behavior and mental disorders.
gestalt psychology gestaltism; the theory that the objects of mind, as immediately presented to direct experience, come as complete unanalyzable wholes or forms that cannot be split into parts.
individual psychology the psychiatric theory of Alfred adler, stressing compensation and overcompensation for feelings of inferiority and the interpersonal nature of a person's problems.
physiologic psychology (physiological psychology) the branch of psychology that studies the relationship between physiologic and psychologic processes.
social psychology psychology that focuses on social interaction, on the ways in which actions of others influence the behavior of an individual.

social psychology

n.
The branch of psychology that deals with the behavior of groups and the influence of social factors on the individual.

social psychologist n.

social psychology

the study of the effects of group membership on the behavior, attitudes, and beliefs of the individual.

social psychology

The branch of psychology concerned with the study of groups and their influence on the individual's actions and mental processes.
See also: psychology
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The current study attempted to extend findings pertaining to the Team Identification - Social Psychological Health model (Wann, 2006b) to identification with high school football teams.
The social psychological domain demonstrated a significant relationship between likelihood to use the EAP and five of the eight problem categories: alcohol, drug, emotional/psychological, family/marital, and legal problems.
they are placed in an environment with other fans of their team), they will report increases in state social psychological health.
For instance, although identification with a local team is positively associated with social psychological well-being (Branscombe & Wann, 1991; Wann et al.
The study has been published in the current Social Psychological and Personality Science (published by SAGE).
The results were published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science.
Their topics include why animals naturally ingest ethanol, the basics of brewing, beer in prehistoric Europe, anthropological and social psychological aspects of alcohol consumption and binge drinking in German and American fraternities, the ritual use of beer in South-West Tanzania, rice beer and social cohesion in the Kelabit Highlands of Sarawak, and global versus local in beer and European media.
The study has been published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science.
Contributors first provide theories of social psychological principles, then describe how they inform understanding of teaching and learning and strategies for translating the evidence to practice.
The study was published by Social Psychological and Personality Science.
Intergroup conflicts and their resolution; a social psychological perspective.
The study has been published in Social Psychological and Personality Science.

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