Social Psychology is a sub category of psychology. In the broadest sense, Social Psychology researches the consequences of social interaction concerning thoughts, feelings, and behavior of individuals.
Allport (1968) views Social Psychology as…
[...] „an attempt to understand and explain how
the thought, feeling and behavior of individuals are influenced by the
actual, imagined, or implied presence of others“
Research topics of the Social Psychology work group
The focal points of the work group are intergroup relationships, evaluation of prevention- and intervention methods, and environmental psychology.