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  • Social Role Study
    780 words
    Running head: SOCIAL ROLES IN SOCIETY Who We Choose To Be Defined By Our Social Roles Social psychology, as defined by the Microsoft Bookshelf, is the branch of human psychology that deals with the behavior of groups and the influence of social factors on the individual. Social roles are one of the many sub - categories of social psychology. I believe social roles to be the way we, as individuals, act in certain situations; such as home life, educational and economic statue, peer groups, etc. Th...
  • Labeling And Social Rejection
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    Drinking Status, Labeling, and Social Rejection Drinking has been, for a long time, a very debatable topic. In the 1920's, drinking was seen as something so bad that it needed to be prohibited completely. Alcohol consumption is still often seen as distasteful, especially in large quantities. In this study by Keith M. Kilty and Thomas M. Meenaghan, researchers looked at the drinking status of fictional people along with other factors such as age and sex and asked participants to rate these people...
  • Your Human Development And Family Studies Program
    835 words
    Since the beginning of my academic endeavors, I have long cherished a dream to be a member of the social science research community, which gives our society progressive insights into human ecology. I began my undergraduate studies at Ramapo College of New Jersey with a passion for ecological justice and with the intention of majoring in environmental studies. Ramapo College's progressive liberal arts foundation provided me with ample room to explore the multifarious array of social science cours...
  • Blushing And Physiological Arousability In Social Phobia
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    Blushing and Physiological Arousability in Social Phobia Introduction This paper will provide a critique of the article titled "Blushing and Physiological Arousability in Social Phobia", (Gerlach et al., 2001) located in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology (Vol. 110, No. 2). Blushing is defined as: "to become red in the face especially from shame or embarrassment". It is believed that blushing involves physiological, behavioral, and cognitive factors which react with one another. The actual cause...
  • Hormone Studies And Ideas
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    MISCONCEPUALIZATION OF HORMONE RESEARCH Hormone research has been greatly influenced by cultural assumptions about the dimorphism of gender. Much of the scientific data produced and taken as 'knowledge' reaffirms social ideologies already thought to be true and uses this data to essentially prove these ideas. In the case of hormone research, ideas about the innate differences between males and females were imposed upon the scientific methodologies and the conclusions made. The misconception of e...
  • Scholars Of Religion's Data
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    Abstract: Religions, myths, rituals and theologies are understood by many scholars somehow to possess or transmit essential truths or values that magically transcend their particular setting. In a word, 'things religious' are presumed from the outset to be extraordinary, thus requiring special interpretive methods for their study. This essay attempts to reverse this penchant in modern scholarship on religion by presuming instead that those observable activities we name as 'religion' are an ordin...
  • Conjunction With Partner Reports Of Social Skills
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    Differences in One's Own and One's Partner's Perceptions of Social Skills as a Function of Attachment Style Researchers / Experimenters: Laura K. Guerrero and Susanne M. Jones Goal or Purpose of the Study: To extend research and theory on the relations between attachment style and social skill To gain a clearer picture of how the intersection of models of self and others associates with different social skills by testing for attachment-style differences across Bartholomew's four-category concept...
  • Social Adjustment Problems
    878 words
    Studies of offspring of abusive parents have the methodological advantages of prospective design and measurement focused on issues of schizophrenia. Most high-risk studies have found impairment in interpersonal functioning in offspring of abusive parents in terms of social withdrawal, aggressive behavior, or both withdrawn and aggressive behavior. However, other studies suggest that poor interpersonal functioning is not specific to children with abusive parents, but rather that interpersonal dif...
  • Sociology In Our Everyday Lives
    640 words
    Living As A Sociologist In this life we as human beings strive to live a relatively normal life. Living a supposedly "normal" existence is a big part of understanding sociology. This is because the same concepts that that are learned in sociology are the same concepts that people use as their basis for a "normal" life. What is this sociology that I talk of. The dictionary defines sociology as " the study of human social behavior, especially the study of origins, organization, institutions, and d...
  • Younger And Attractive Photo
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    Running head: Evaluations of Age, Attractiveness and Social Desirability A Review of "The Effects of Women's Age and Physical Appearance on Evaluations of Attractiveness and Social Desirability" Without question, the concepts of attractiveness and age are both important considerations to many individuals within Western culture. Age itself, is often viewed as a component of physical attractiveness. Arthur H. Perlini, Susan Bertolissi and David L. Lind performed an interesting study that incorpora...
  • Social Presence And Purchase Familiarity
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    Darren W. Dahl, Rajesh V. Manchanda, Jennifer J. Argo, Dec 2001, ! (R) Embarrassment in consumer purchase: the roles of social presence and purchase familiarity! , Journal of Consumer Research, vs. 28 i 3 p 473 (9), viewed 25 August 2003, available from the Griffith University. According to Darren W. Dahl, Rajesh V. Manchanda, Jennifer J. Argo (2001), embarrassment is a familiar and widely occurring emotion that affects many facets of our social behavior. Although it!'s often occur in purchasing...
  • Influence On Modern Sociology
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    What is sociology? Briefly, trace its development, commenting on early sociologists' ambition for a scientific study of society. Sociology is "the attempt to understand how society works. It studies the relationship between people, how those relationships form part of broader sets of relationships between social groupings, and how such groupings and institutions are related to the under society... ". (BRITISH SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION) Sociology demonstrates the need to take a much broader view o...
  • Relations Between Different Linguistic Variables
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    What is sociolinguistics? - It is the study of language in its social context. It is a field of investigation which describes all areas of the study of the relationship between language and society. In the late 1960's and the early 1970's, a widespread interest in sociolinguistics developed. The study of language in relation to society has a long tradition, but a recognizable growth in sociolinguistics took place in the 60's and 70's. As most other fields of investigation as well, sociolinguisti...

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