Social Psychology / Edition 12

Social Psychology / Edition 12

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

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

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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:
9780131932814
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
04/18/2005
Edition description:
12TH
Pages:
576
Sales rank:
762,689
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Theories and Methods in Social Psychology.

I.

2. Person Perception: Forming Impressions of Others.

3. Social Cognition: Understanding the Social World.

4. The Self: Learning About the Self.

II.

5. Attitudes and Attitude Change.

6. Prejudice.

7. Social Influence.

III.

8. Interpersonal Attraction.

9. Personal Relationships.

10. Behavior in Groups.

11. Gender.

IV.

12. Helping Behavior.

13. Aggression.

V.

14. Social Psychology and Health.

15. Social Psychology and the Law.

Glossary.

References.

Photo Credits.

Author Index.

Subject Index.

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