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Social psychology : media and research update

Elliot Aronson, Timothy D. Wilson, Robin M. Akert

Prentice Hall : Pearson, c2004

4th ed

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 599-653) and index

Description and Table of Contents


For an undergraduate introductory level course in social psychology. More engaging, integrative, and scientific than any other text of its kind, this #1-rated text from a renown team of social psychologists uses a story-telling approach to convey the science of social psychology in a fascinating, memorable, and completely entertaining manner. Completely updated with the latest research and now offered with an extraordinary video CD-ROM, this text brings the study of social psychology alive like no other.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to 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. Self-Knowledge: How We Come to Understand Ourselves. 6. Self-Justification and the Need to Maintain Self-Esteem. 7. Attitudes and Attitude Change: Influencing Thoughts and Feelings. 8. Conformity: Influencing Behavior. 9. Group Processes: Influence in Social Groups. 10. Interpersonal Attraction: From First Impressions to Close Relationships. 11. Prosocial Behavior: Why Do People Help? 12. Aggression: Why We Hurt Other People. 13. Prejudice: Causes and Cures. Social Psychology in Action 1: Social Psychology and Health. Social Psychology in Action 2: Social Psychology and the Environment. Social Psychology in Action 3: Social Psychology and the Law. Glossary. Index.

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    • 0131830929
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  • Place of Publication
    Upper Saddle River, N.J.
  • Pages/Volumes
    lxii, 677 p.
  • Size
    29 cm.
  • Attached Material
    1 computer laser optical disc (4 3/4 disc)
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