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Readings About the Social Animal
     

Readings About the Social Animal

by Elliot Aronson (Editor), Richard C. Atkinson (Editor), Gardner Lindzey (Editor), Richard F. Thompson (Editor), Tom Durfee (Artist)
 

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Exploring the most important ideas in social psychology, this collection of classic and contemporary readings includes accounts of specific experimental findings as well as more general articles summarizing studies on such topics as attraction and aggression.

In this edition, the most significant and provocative articles of earlier editions have been

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Exploring the most important ideas in social psychology, this collection of classic and contemporary readings includes accounts of specific experimental findings as well as more general articles summarizing studies on such topics as attraction and aggression.

In this edition, the most significant and provocative articles of earlier editions have been retained, including such classics as Stanley Milgram on obedience and Solomon Asch on conformity. Organized to illustrate the major themes of Elliot Aronson's highly praised book, The Social Animal, this acclaimed collection of articles can readily be adapted for use with any introductory text, or even in lieu of a text.

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A collection of classic and contemporary readings in social psychology. Includes accounts of experimental findings as well as general articles summarizing studies on topics such as attraction, aggression, pornography, ethics, and memory. New to this seventh edition are articles on prejudice, nonverbal responses to male and female leaders, and cognitive dissonance. Organized to illustrate the major themes in Aronson's The Social Animal, but can be used with any introductory text. Includes b&w photos. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780716726258
Publisher:
Freeman, W. H. & Company
Publication date:
12/28/1994
Series:
A Series of Books in Psychology
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
524
Age Range:
16 - 17 Years

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