Social psychologists examine people's interactions with others and with the social environment. They study how people interact with one another, and how they are affected by their social environment. They work in
organizational consultation, marketing research, systems design, or other applied psychology fields. Prominent areas of study within orgnizations includes group behavior, leadership, attitudes, and perception.
Social psychologists are also involved in research on aggression, violence, and prejudice.
Typically, individuals working in social psychology have a doctorate in psychology, focusing on research. Many are employed in academic settings.