The Social Psychology Section is part of the British Psychological Society (BPS), which is a non-profit-making educational and professional organisation for psychologists in the UK.
The Social Psychology Section was founded in 1953 and is now a thriving community of social psychologists.
As a section of the British Psychological Society (BPS), it receives financial support from the Society and it is represented on major BPS committees and at BPS conferences.
In the current socio-political context of education and research fundings cuts, where disciplines compete for the recognition of their societal and academic value, it is more important than ever that social psychology has a strong and distinctive voice.
The Social Psychology Section aims to:
The section is run by an elected committee. We always welcome any additional help from members.
Achieving our aims:
The Social Psychological section aims to meet the objectives through the following activities:
- Psychology & the public
- What we do
- Careers, education & training
- Member Networks