Social Psychology, 10th edition

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

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Overview

Social Psychology introduces the key concepts of the field through a storytelling approach that makes research relevant. Drawing upon their extensive experience as researchers and teachers, the authors present classic studies alongside the cutting-edge research that is the future of social psychology.

The 10th Edition offers engaging new features that help you see how what you're studying is applicable to your life. New #Trending features provide brief descriptions of current events that illustrate key principles. New What do YOU think? features present survey questions for you to answer. Updated Try It! exercises invite you to apply specific social psychology concepts to your everyday behavior. And updated research references throughout keep the text current.

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

ISBN-13: 9780137477197

Subject: Psychology

Category: Social Psychology

Overview

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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