Social Psychology and Interpersonal Attraction

Social psychology is concerned with the study of an individual’s behavior in social situations. This section of psychology tries to establish the relationship between the reaction of the individual and the environment which is basically made up of other individuals. Interpersonal attraction has been a topic of concern, how does an individual go about the process of determining the kind of people he/she will interact with? What are the laws governing this interaction and the theories postulated about the relationships established by individuals in a social setting? Interpersonal attraction is found to rely on a number of factors ranging from proximity to physical appearance.

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