ISBN-10:
0078035171
ISBN-13:
2900078035172
Pub. Date:
01/25/2011
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Exploring Social Psychology / Edition 6

Exploring Social Psychology / Edition 6

by David Myers

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ISBN-13: 2900078035172
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 01/25/2011
Edition description: List
Pages: 544
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

David Myers is the John Dirk Werkman Professor of Psychology at Hope College where he has taught for the past 30 years. David Myers' love of teaching psychology has been rewarded by students on many occasions with numerous “Outstanding Professor” awards. An award-winning researcher, Dr. Myers received the Gordon Allport Prize from Division 9 of the American Psychological Association for his work on group polarization. His scientific articles have appeared in more than two dozen journals, including Science, American Scientist, Psychological Bulletin, and Psychological Science. He has served his discipline as consulting editor to the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology and the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

Table of Contents


PART ONE

Introducing Social Psychology

MODULE 1: Doing Social Psychology

MODULE 2: Did You Know It All Along?

PART TWO

Social Thinking

MODULE 3: Self-Concept: Who Am I?

MODULE 4: Self-Serving Bias

MODULE 5: Narcissism and the Limits of Self-Esteem

MODULE 6: The Fundamental Attribution Error

MODULE 7: The Powers and Perils of Intuition

MODULE 8: Reasons for Unreason

MODULE 9: Behavior and Belief

MODULE 10: Clinical Intuition

MODULE 11: Clinical Therapy: The Powers of Social Cognition


PART THREE

Social Influence

MODULE 12: Human Nature and Cultural Diversity

MODULE 13: Gender, Genes, and Culture

MODULE 14: How Nice People Get Corrupted

MODULE 15: Two Routes to Persuasion

MODULE 16: Indoctrination and Inoculation

MODULE 17: The Mere Presence of Others

MODULE 18: Many Hands Make Diminished Responsibility

MODULE 19: Doing Together What We Would Not Do Alone

MODULE 20: How Do Groups Intensify Decisions?

MODULE 21: Power to the Person


PART FOUR

Social Relations

MODULE 22: The Reach of Prejudice

MODULE 23: The Roots of Prejudice

MODULE 24: The Nature and Nurture of Aggression

MODULE 25: Do the Media Influence Social Behavior?

MODULE 26: Who Likes Whom?

MODULE 27: The Ups and Downs of Love

MODULE 28: Causes of Conflict

MODULE 29: Blessed Are the Peacemakers

MODULE 30: When Do People Help?

MODULE 31: Social Psychology and the Sustainable Future

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