Social Psychology, 10th edition

  • Elliot Aronson, 
  • Timothy D. Wilson, 
  • Robin M. Akert, 
  • Samuel R Sommers

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Overview

Social Psychology uses an acclaimed storytelling approach to introduce you to the key concepts of the field. Authors Elliot Aronson, Tim Wilson, and Sam Sommers present you with the classic studies that have driven the discipline, alongside the cutting-edge research that is the future of social psychology. Each chapter pulls you in with a What do YOU think? feature and revisits the topic at the chapter's end to bring your learning full circle.

The 10th Edition offers engaging new student-focused features that make the up-to-date coverage relevant to you. With the text's refreshed Try It! exercises you'll get hands-on for a deeper learning experience, as you apply specific concepts to your own everyday behavior.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780137477197

Subject: Psychology

Category: Social Psychology

Table of contents

1. Introducing Social Psychology
2. Methodology: How Social Psychologists Do Research
3. Social Cognition: How We Think About the Social World
4. Social Perception: How We Come to Understand Other People
5. The Self: Understanding Ourselves in a Social Context
6. Cognitive Dissonance and the Need to Protect Our Self-Esteem
7. Attitudes and Attitude Change: Influencing Thoughts and Feelings
8. Conformity and Obedience: Influencing Behavior
9. Group Processes: Influence in Social Groups
10. Attraction and Relationships: From Initial Impressions to Long-Term Intimacy
11. Prosocial Behavior: Why Do People Help?
12. Aggression: Why Do We Hurt Other People? Can We Prevent It?
13. Prejudice: Causes, Consequences, and Cures

Social Psychology in Action 1: Using Social Psychology to Achieve a Sustainable and Happy Future
Social Psychology in Action 2: Social Psychology and Health
Social Psychology in Action 3: Social Psychology and the Law

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