Social Psychology and Human Nature, Brief / Edition 3

Social Psychology and Human Nature, Brief / Edition 3

by Roy F. Baumeister, Brad J. Bushman
     
 


You are a member of a social world on a planet that is home to about 7 billion people. This social world is filled with paradox, mystery, suspense, and outright absurdity. Explore how social psychology can help you make sense of your own social world with this engaging and accessible book. Roy F. Baumeister and Brad J. Bushman's SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY AND HUMAN NATURE,… See more details below

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You are a member of a social world on a planet that is home to about 7 billion people. This social world is filled with paradox, mystery, suspense, and outright absurdity. Explore how social psychology can help you make sense of your own social world with this engaging and accessible book. Roy F. Baumeister and Brad J. Bushman's SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY AND HUMAN NATURE, 4th Edition can help you understand one of the most interesting topics of all -- the sometimes bizarre and baffling but always fascinating diversity of human behavior, and how and why people act the way they do.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133956402
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Edition description:
Brief
Pages:
672
Sales rank:
226,013
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


1. The Mission and the Method. 2. Culture and Nature. 3. The Self. 4. Behavior Control: The Self in Action. 5. Social Cognition. 6. Emotion and Affect. 7. Attitudes, Beliefs, and Consistency. 8. Social Influence and Persuasion. 9. Prosocial Behavior: Doing What's Best for Others. 10. Aggression and Antisocial Behavior. 11. Attraction and Exclusion. 12. Close Relationships: Passion, Intimacy, and Sexuality. 13. Prejudice and Intergroup Relations. 14. Groups.

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