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A human equationBehavior is a function of both the person and the environment (system).~ Kurt Lewin (1936)This means that one's behavior is related to both one's personal characteristics and to the social situation in which one finds oneself.Kurt Lewin (1890-1947) was a famous, charismatic psychologist who is now viewed as the father of social psychology. Born in Germany, Lewin emigrated to the USA as a result of World War II. Lewin viewed the social environment as a dynamic field which impacted in an interactive way with human consciousness. Adjust elements of the social environment and particular types of psychological experience predictably ensue. In turn, the person's psychological state influences the social field or milieu.( Sources: http://www.wilderdom.com/theory/FieldTheory.html http://www.bretlsimmons.com/ )
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