ISBN-10:
0073228877
ISBN-13:
9780073228877
Pub. Date:
04/07/2006
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Exploring Social Psychology with PowerWeb / Edition 4

Exploring Social Psychology with PowerWeb / Edition 4

by David Myers

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Overview

This brief, modular introduction to social psychology offers streamlined focus on issues such as belief and illusion, prejudice and diversity, and love and hate. The brevity of each of the book's 31 stand-alone modules makes this the perfect text for covering the core concepts in the field. The new edition includes expanded coverage of cultural diversity and the most current research from the 21st century.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780073228877
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 04/07/2006
Edition description: REV
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.74(d)

Table of Contents

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 THE POWER OF POSITIVE THINKING
MODULE 6 THE FUNDAMENTAL ATTRIBUTION ERROR
MODULE 7 INTUITION: THE POWER AND LIMITS OF OUR INNER KNOWING
MODULE 8 REASONS FOR UNREASON
MODULE 9 BEHAVIOR AND BELIEF
MODULE 10 CLINICAL INTUITION: THE PERILS OF PSYCHOLOGIZING
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 NEVER DO ALONE
MODULE 20 HOW GROUPS INTENSIFY DECISIONS
MODULE 21 POWER TO THE PERSON
PART FOUR: SOCIAL RELATIONS
MODULE 22 THE DISLIKE OF DIVERSITY
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 THE SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY OF SUSTAINABILITY

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