29 notes tagged with "society"

Social identity theory

Social identity is the part of a person's self-concept that is made from their membership in a social group.

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Published on 9 months ago

5 Moral Foundations

Care / Harm - came from caring for children Fairness / Cheating - came from the need for sharing the fruits of cooperation without getting…

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Published on a year ago

Imagined Community

In [ Anthropology ], imagined community is the idea of a community within all its members minds. Eg. Nations. Some characteristics…

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Published on 2 years ago

In-group bias

Favoring people of your in-group over people outside.

Tagged with: #cognitive-bias, #psychology, #meta-cognition, #society, #behavior

Published on a month ago

3 People Groups we Imitate

People close to us(We do what our friends do) People in the majority(We do things that our community does) People who are powerful(We do…

Tagged with: #permanent-notes, #behavior, #society, #psychology, #habit

Published on 9 months ago

Belief System Scale

[ Belief Systems ] works at different scales... One Person Small group where everyone knows each other(a friend circle) Community(a…

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Published on a year ago

Bonding amoung Men

Men bond with other men by a couple of methods... 'Banter': making fun, teasing etc. Shared activities: Watching a game, playing games, etc…

Tagged with: #permanent-notes, #society, #gender, #behavior, #psychology, #relationship

Published on 4 months ago

Conversational Group Limit

Dunbar, who created the [ Dunbar's Number ], says that language is a 'cheap' form of social grooming(akin to flea picking in apes). Its more…

Tagged with: #permanent-notes, #language, #conversation, #society, #psychology

Published on 7 months ago

Dunbar's Number

Human's can maintain social relations with upto 150 people. In such societies, everyone knows everyone else - and how each relates to others…

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Published on 9 months ago

Economics of lifting poor countries to middle class

Land Reform : Land in under developed countries are concentrated under few people because of feudalism or similar systems. This has to be…

Tagged with: #permanent-notes, #economics, #society

Published on 5 months ago

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