Social Psychology Notes: Three Points about Humans in Everyday Life

  1. Assumptions are shared within a community and embodied in behavior.
  2. Everyday life is held together by shared beliefs.
  3. Reality is a social construct produced by socialization. Socialization is the act of raising a person within a social structure through a set of shared beliefs. Society is a two-way street made up of individuals with individualized goals and beliefs. Each individual in turn is a social product influenced by society.

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