Nonverbal communication is the process of communicating by sending and receiving wordless messages.
Social exchange theory argues that people form relationships because they determine that it is in their best interests to do so.
Cooperation is the process of two or more people working or acting in concert.
Social conflict is the struggle for agency or power within a society to gain control of scarce resources.
Competition is a contest between people or groups of people for control over resources.
A stereotype is a belief about a group of individuals that people apply to any given individual deemed to be part of that group.
Personal space is the region surrounding people that they regard as psychologically their own.
Eye contact develops in a cultural context and different gazes have different meanings all over the world.
Body language is a crucial part of social interaction.