Obedience and Authority – Milgram’s Shocking Research

What is Obedience? Obedience is a form of social influence in which one person orders one or more others to do something, and they do so. Thus, this indicates a relation between obedience and authority. APA – behavior in compliance with a direct command, often Read More …

Levels of Social Behavior – Individual, Interpersonal and Group

Introduction Social Psychology is an important branch of psychology which studies human interaction, its manifestations, causes, consequences and the various psychological processes involved in it. In fact, it studies cognition that relates to social activities and that helps us in understanding and predicting our social Read More …

What is Pro-social Behavior ? Its Meaning, Causes, Benefits

During the recent flood in Kerala, you might have noticed various groups of people visiting door to door to collect relief materials. Such as food, clothes, medicines, etc. from various parts of country. Thousands of people from countrywide rushed to the flood affected areas in Read More …

What is Emotional Intelligence?

What is Intelligence? David Wechsler (1944),  – “It is the aggregate or global capacity of the individual to act purposefully, to think rationally and to deal effectively with the environment.” We may find people who are academically talented, but are quite unsuccessful in their own life. Read More …

What is Self Concept? It’s Definitions, Nature & Theories

Introduction to Self Concept The self concept is the way we perceive ourselves and the ideas we hold about our competencies and attributes. In this article, we will discuss all about self, its nature, its theories and most importantly its role in our social life. Read More …