Readings About The Social Animal / Edition 10

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781429206174
  • Publisher: Worth Publishers
  • Publication date: 8/10/2007
  • Edition description: Tenth Edition
  • Edition number: 10
  • Pages: 532
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 1.05 (d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface An Open Letter to the Reader

I. Introduction: Reflections on the Research Process

1. Research in Social Psychology as a Leap of Faith Elliot Aronson
2. On Baseball and Failure Elliot Aronson

II. Conformity and Obedience

3. Opinions and Social Pressure Solomon E. Asch
4. Behavioral Study of Obedience Stanley Milgram
5. “From Jerusalem to Jericho”: A Study of Situational and Dispositional Variables in Helping Behavior John M. Darley and C. Daniel Batson
6. A Focus Theory of Normative Conduct: Recycling the Concept of Norms to Reduce Littering in Public Places Robert B. Cialdini, Raymond R. Reno and Carl A. Kallgren
7. Making Sense of the Nonsensical: An Analysis of Jonestown Neal Osherow

III. Mass Communication, Propaganda, and Persuasion

8. Effects of Varying the Recommendations in a Fear-Arousing Communication James M. Dobbs Jr., and Howard Leventhal
9. Attribution versus Persuasion as a Means for Modifying Behavior Richard L. Miller, Philip Brickman, and Diana Bolen
10. The Impact of Mass Media Violence on U.S. Homicides David P. Philips

IV. Social Cognition

11. Contrast Effects and Judgments of Physical Attractiveness: When Beauty Becomes a Social Problem Douglas T. Kenrick and Sara E. Gutierres
12. The Effect of Attitude on the Recall of Personal Histories Michael Ross, Cathy McFarland, and Garth J. O. Fletcher
*13. The Peculiar Longevity of Things Not So Bad
Daniel T. Gilbert, Matthew D. Lieberman, Carey K. Morewedge, and Timothy D. Wilson
14. Videotape and the Attribution Process: Reversing Actors’ and Observers’ Points of View Michael D. Storms
15. Strangers to Ourselves: Discovering the Adaptive Unconscious Timothy D. Wilson
16. Self-Theories of Intelligence Carol S. Dweck

V. Self-Justification

17. Dissonance, Hypocrisy, and The Self-Concept Elliot Aronson
18. Compliance Without Pressure: The Foot-in-the-Door Technique Jonathan L. Freedman and Scott C. Fraser
19. Reducing Weight by Reducing Dissonance: The Role of Effort Justification in Inducing Weight Loss Danny Axsom and Joel Cooper
20. Dishonest Behavior as a Function of Differential Levels of Induced Self-Esteem Elliot Aronson and David R. Mettee
21. Using Cognitive Dissonance to Encourage Water Conservation Chris Dickerson, Ruth Thibodeau, Elliot Aronson, and Dayna Miller
*22. A Self-Affirmation Intervention to Reduce the Racial Achievement Gap
Geoffrey L. Cohen, Julio Garcia, Nancy Apfel, and Allison Master

VI. Human Aggression

23. The Effects of Observing Violence Leonard Berkowitz
*24. Does Venting Anger Feed or Extinguish the Flame? Catharsis, Rumination, Distraction,
Anger, and Aggressive Responding
Brad J. Bushman
25. Peacetime Casualties: The Effects of War on the Violent Behavior of Noncombatants Dane Archer and Rosemary Gartner
26. Deindividuation and Anger-Mediates Interracial Aggression: Unmasking regressive Racism Ronald W. Rogers and Steven Prentice-Dunn
27. Predictors of Naturalistic Sexual Aggression Neil M. Malamuth

VII. Prejudice

28. The Nonverbal Mediation of Self-Fulfilling Prophecies in Interracial Interaction Carl O. Word, Mark P. Zanna, and Joel Cooper
29. The Effect of Stereotype Threat on the Standardized Test Performance of College Students Joshua Aronson, Claude M. Steele, Moises F. Salinas, and Michael J. Lustina
30. Experiments in Group Conflict Muzafer Sherif
31. Jigsaw Groups and the Desegregated Classroom: In Pursuit of Common Goals Elliot Aronson and Diane Bridgeman
32. Branch Rickey, Jackie Robinson, and the Social Psychology of Affirmative Action Anthony R. Pratkanis and Marlene E. Turner
*33. Prejudice as Self-image Maintenance: Affirming the Self Through Derogating Others
Steven Fein and Steven J. Spencer

VIII. Liking, Loving and Interpersonal Sensitivity

34. “Playing Hard to Get”: Understanding and Elusive Phenomenon Elaine Walster (Hatfield), G. William Walster, Jane Piliavin, and Lynn Schmidt
35. The Search for a Romantic Partner: The Effects of Self-Esteem and Physical Attractiveness on Romantic Behavior Sara B. Kiesler and Roberta L. Baral
36. Social Perception and Interpersonal Behavior: On the Self-Fulfilling Nature of Social Stereotypes Mark Snyder, Elizabeth Decker Tanke, and Ellen Berscheid
37. Some Evidence for Heightened Sexual Attraction Under Conditions of High Anxiety Donald G. Dutton and Arthur P. Aron
*38. Cognitive, Interpersonal, and Behavioral Effects of Social Exclusion: How People Respond to Rejection
Roy F. Baumeister

Name Index Subject Index

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