Book Definition: A psychological perspective emphasizing the importance of, social interaction, social learning, and a cultural perspective.

In your own words:


- Behavior is influenced by culture, social norms, expectations, and social learning.
- You do things based on what is observed and learned from external stimuli.
- Nothing to do with the mind

Examples:


-When a child shows aggression because he/she has observed aggression from school, playgrounds, etc..
-People buy ipods because people see other people with ipods and see it as the norm.

Additional Notes:
- This perspective would lost likely side with "nurture" over nature.