Socialization and Human Reflexes

Human beings are the most complex social animals on earth. It is our social behavior that distinguishes us from other animals in the vast kingdom of species that populate this planet’s past and present. How did this come to be?

In this segment we cover why sociologists are interested in socialization. Along the way we look at “human instincts” or reflexes and ask if they are responsible for the complexity of humans as social animals.

 

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