Basic Social Science Concepts

I. ABCs of social science

Affect Behavior Cognition

II. Sociological/anthropological concepts

A. group: a set of individuals who have more affiliative connections and regular interaction with each other than with individuals outside of that set B. network C. position/status - a location within a social structure, often associated with a collection of rights and duties; in dominance hierarchy, social networks

D. role - a set of norms that defines how individuals in a particular position/status should behave

E. culture - acquired knowledge people use to interpret experience and generate behavior

F. society - self-sufficient/ sustaining group of people who are united by social relationships and live in a specific territory