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How does teaching of psychology relate to social change beyond the individual student level, and what are some examples that illustrate the relationship between social change and teaching?

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Teachings of psychology impacts social change in many ways.
i)Psychology not only studies the nature of the individual human being but also the nature of the human beings in groups or social settings. Students often learn about how the individual person will behave in circumstances and learn to modify these behaviors.
ii)When we broaden the scope to how individual behavior changes and can impact the larger social group, psychologists and its students can encourage social changes. Thus, the relationship between social change and psychological teachings is a positive relationship, one that seeks to impact society through ...

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Explanation of how the study of psychology impacts social change