Social Psychology / Edition 10

Social Psychology / Edition 10

by Shelley E. E. Taylor, Letitia Anne Peplau, David O. Sears
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0130219754

ISBN-13: 9780130219756

Pub. Date: 07/01/1999

Publisher: Pearson

Generations of readers have learned social psychology from this book–it provides balanced, up-to-date, and accurate coverage of basic topics, research, and theories. Balancing cutting-edge findings and classic work in the field, the user-friendly Social Psychology shows how its methods and theories can

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Generations of readers have learned social psychology from this book–it provides balanced, up-to-date, and accurate coverage of basic topics, research, and theories. Balancing cutting-edge findings and classic work in the field, the user-friendly Social Psychology shows how its methods and theories can be applied to everyday experiences and current social issues. Interesting and easy to read and understand, the topics covered are broad in scope but not overwhelming; these include: perception of people and events; attitudes and influence; social interactions and relationships; helping and hurting others; social psychology and health; and social psychology and the law. Teachers, health professionals, lawyers, business leaders, and people in many different professions will find Social Psychology to be a valuable reference and handbook.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130219756
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/01/1999
Edition description:
10TH STUDY GUIDE
Product dimensions:
85.00(w) x 11.00(h) x 7.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Special Featuresx
Prefacexi
About the Authorsxv
1Theories and Methods in Social Psychology2
Part 1Perceiving People and Events
2Person Perception: Forming Impressions of Others32
3Social Cognition: Understanding the Social World66
4The Self: Learning about the Self98
Part 2Attitudes and Influence
5Attitudes and Attitude Change132
6Prejudice168
7Social Influence204
Part 3Social Interaction and Relationships
8Interpersonal Attraction230
9Personal Relationships262
10Behavior in Groups296
11Gender334
Part 4Helping and Hurting Others
12Helping Behavior370
13Aggression402
Part 5Social Psychology in Action
14Social Psychology and Health438
15Social Psychology and Politics464
16Social Psychology and the Law496
Glossary515
References529
Photo Credits564
Name Index565
Subject Index579

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