Social psychology Essay Topics

Trends in Fundraising

As is the case in any industry, fundraising and philanthropy are continually going through new trends. These trends are spawned as 1) a response to cultural pressures, 2) developed freely in the minds of industry leaders, or 3) borrowed from other industries and adapted. Today there are two major trends and a myriad of minor… View Article

To what extent does prejudice affect

Prejudice and Racism are very closely related to each other in our society. To stereotype someone is when we apply a series of traits to them based on one trait that resembles their identity in a particular group. Some examples to stereotyping would be Asians are hardworking and studious, black people steal a lot, and… View Article

The Six Dimensions of Culture

Armed with a large database of cultural statistics, Hofstede analyzed the results and found clear patterns of similarity and difference amid the responses along these five dimensions. Interestingly, his research was done on employees of IBM only, which allowed him to attribute the patterns to national differences in culture, largely eliminating the problem of differences… View Article

The Halo and Devil effect

In this world people are judged more often then people are hired for jobs. Most of us all go by the first impression of a person. This can either be good or bad. In the movies Legally Blonde and The Blind Side the Halo and Devil effect is shown and is a very significant issue… View Article

How groups can influence people

In this essay, I am going to describe how groups can influence people in a positive and in a negative ways. I will be using evidence drawn from Chapter 5 of the study text ‘’Starting with psychology’’ Spoors et al (2011). It is in a human nature to be a part of a social group…. View Article