The Psychology of Social Conformity

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Despite the 21st century’s professed love for independence, originality, and individuality, the reality is very few people want to be different from the other members of their social groups. This phenomenon, whereby the majority of people in a particular social setting strive to be like everyone else in the group, is referred to as social conformity. Continue reading

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Examining the Benefits of a Psychology Degree

get psychology degreeAre there too many psychology majors these days? Is obtaining a psychology degree a practical goal for college students in the 21st century? Will I be able to find a job after earning a degree in psychology? These are the types of questions which many students brood over after entering university and developing an interest in human thinking and behavior. Continue reading

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