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The Human behavior is people drinking alcohol to express their feelings or only smoking marijuana at party's because they can't have fun there without it. Does this help?

Examine basic concepts of human interaction from a psychology perspective. In your examination, describe at least two examples of how human behavior changes based on social situations. In your description be sure to address the following:
a. Describe the specific behaviors.
b. Describe the context in which the behaviors occurred.
c. Analyze precursors and consequences of the behaviors in terms of social psychology concepts.
d. Identify any associated phenomenon (e.g., social facilitation, social loafing, group think) with your selected behaviors.
e. Determine if the exhibited behaviors necessitate therapeutic intervention.

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RESPONSE:

1. Examine basic concepts of human interaction from a psychology perspective. In your examination, describe at least two examples of how human behavior changes based on social situations. In your description be sure to address the following:

a. Describe the specific behaviors.

You have chosen two human behaviors:

(a) people drinking alcohol to express their feelings or

(b) only smoking marijuana at party's because they can't have fun there without it.

b. Describe the context in which the behaviors occurred.

The context might be a party or a bar or every day use to express feelings, depending on what situation you have in mind for people who drink to express their feelings. The latter context would mean that the person was probable dependent of alcohol e.g. alcoholic. Similarly, the marijuana user might be a recreational user to hae fun when she or he goes out for entertainment, such as on the weekends, or a daily user, which the latter would mean that the person is addicted and would ...

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This solution examines basic concepts of human interaction from a psychology perspective, and describes at least two examples of how human behavior changes based on social situations.

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