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Overview

Exploring Social Psychology succinctly explores social psychological science and applies it to contemporary issues and everyday life. Based on the bestselling text, Social Psychology by David Myers, the book presents 31 short modules - each readable in a single sitting - that introduce students to such scientific explorations as love and hate, conformity and independence, prejudice and helping, and persuasion and self - determination.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780078035173
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 1/25/2011
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 544
  • Sales rank: 281,010
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

David G. Myers is the John Dirk Werkman Professor of Psychology at Michigan's Hope College, where students have voted him "Outstanding Professor." Myers' love of teaching psychology is manifest in his writings for the lay public. His articles have appeared in two-dozen magazines and he has authored or co-authored ten books, including The Pursuit of Happiness (Avon, 1993) and The American Paradox (Yale University Press, 2000).

Also an award-winning researcher, Myers received the Gordon Allport Prize from Division 9 of the American Psychological Association for his work on group polarization. His scientific articles have appeared in more than two-dozen journals, including Science, American Scientist, Psychological Science, and the American Psychologist. He has served his discipline as consulting editor to the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology and the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

In his spare time he has chaired his city's Human Relations Commission, helped found a community action agency which assists impoverished families, and spoken to dozens of collegiate and religious groups. David and Carol Myers are parents of two sons and a daughter.

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