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Readings in Social Psychology : General, Classic, and Contemporary Selections / Edition 4

Readings in Social Psychology : General, Classic, and Contemporary Selections / Edition 4

by Wayne A. Lesko


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780205287208
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 06/11/1999
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 413
Product dimensions: 7.06(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.82(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Field of Social Psychology.
Article 1: Robert Epstein, Folk Wisdom: Was Your Grandmother Right?
Article 2: Herbert C. Kelman, Human Use of Human Subjects: The Problem of Deception in Social Psychological Experiments.
Article 3: F.D. Richard, Charles F. Bond, Jr., and Juli J. Stokes-Zoota, “That's Completely Obvious...and Important” : Lay Judgments of Social Psychological Findings.

2. Social Perception.
Article 4: Malcolm Gladwell, The New-Boy Network: What do Job Interviews Really Tell Us?
Article 5: Harold H. Kelly, The Warm-Cold Variable in First Impressions of Persons.
Article 6: Aldert Vrij, Katherine Edward, Kim P. Roberts, and Ray Bull, Detecting Deceit Via Analysis of Verbal and Noverbal Behavior.

3. Social Cognition.
Article 7: Thomas Gilovich, Some Systematic Biases of Everyday Judgment.
Article 8: Stanley Schachter and Jerome E. Singer, Cognitive, Social, and Physiological Determinants of Emotional State.
Article 9: Therese A. Louie, Mary T. Curren, and Katrin R. Harich, “I Knew We Would Win” : Hindsight Bias for Favorable and Unfavorable Team Decision Outcomes.

4. Attitudes.
Article 10: Michael Ventura, Don't Even Think about It!
Article 11: Leon Festinger and James M. Carlsmith, Cognitive Consequences of Forced Compliance.
Article 12: Alice H. Eagly, Patrick Kulesa, Serena Chen, and Shelly Chaiken, Do Attitudes Affect Memory? Tests of the Congeniality Hypothesis.

5. SocialIdentity: Self and Gender.
Article 13: Mark Snyder, The Many Me's of the Self-Monitor.
Article 14: Sandra L. Bem, The Measurement of Psychological Androgyny.
Article 15: Melanie Booth-Butterfield, Robert H. Anderson, and Steve Booth-Butterfield, Adolescents' Use of Tobacco, Health Locus of Control, and Self-Monitoring.

6. Prejudice and Discrimination.
Article 16: Annie Murphy Paul, Where Bias Begins: The Truth About Stereotypes.
Article 17: Richard T. LaPiere, Attitudes vs. Actions.
Article 18: Christian S. Crandall, Silvana D'Anello, Nuray Sakalli, Elena Lazarus, Grazyna Wieczorkowska, and N.T. Feather, An Attribution-value Model of Prejudice: Anti-fat Attitudes in Six Nations.

7. Interpersonal Attraction.
Article 19: Geoffrey Crowley, The Biology of Beauty.
Article 20: Karen Dion, Ellen Berscheid, and Elaine Walster, What Is Beautiful Is Good.
Article 21: Caroline Davis, Michelle Dionne, and Barbara Shuster, Physical and Psychological Correlates of Appearance Orientation.

8. Close Relationships: Friendship, Love, and Sexuality.
Article 22: Aviva Patz, Will Your Marriage Last?
Article 23: Elaine Hatfield, G. William Walster, Jane Piliavin, and Lynn Schmidt, “Playing Hard to Get” : Understanding an Elusive Phenomenon.
Article 24: Carlos Yela and Jose Luis Sangrador, Perception of Physical Attractiveness Throughout Loving Relationships.

9. Social Influence.
Article 25: Janice T. Gibson and Mika Haritos-Fatouros, The Education of a Torturer.
Article 26: Stanley Milgram, Behavioral Study of Obedience.
Article 27: Louise Pendry and Rachael Carrick, Doing What the Mob Do: Priming Effects on Conformity.

10. Prosocial Behavior.
Article 28: C. Daniel Batson and Elizabeth R. Thompson, Why Don't Moral People Act Morally? Motivational Considerations.
Article 29: John M. Darley and C. Daniel Batson, “From Jerusalem to Jericho” : A Study of Situational and Dispositional Variables in Helping Behavior.
Article 30: Leonard M. Horowitz, Elena N. Krasnoperova, Deborah G. Tatar, Mikkel B. Hansen, Eric A. Person, Karen L. Gavin, and Kristin L.Nelson, The Way to Console May Depend on the Goal: Experimental Studies of Social Support.

11. Aggression.
Article 31: Barry Yeoman, Bad Girls.
Article 32: Albert Bandura, Dorothea Ross, and Sheila A. Ross, Transmission of Aggression through Imitation of Aggressive Models.
Article 33: Craig A. Anderson, Heat and Violence.

12. Groups and Individual Behavior.
Article 34: Irving L. Janis, Groupthink.
Article 35: Robert M. Krauss, The Effect of Threat upon Interpersonal Bargaining.
Article 36: Noni Richardson Ahlfinger and James K. Esser, Testing the Groupthink Model: Effects of Promotional Leadership and Conformity Predisposition.

13. Applying Social Psychology: Law and Business.
Article 37: Barbara Bradley, Juries and Justice: Is the System Obsolete?
Article 38: Harold Sigall and Nancy Ostrove, Beautiful but Dangerous: Effects of Offender Attractiveness and Nature of the Crime on Juridic Judgment.
Article 39: John Dovidio and Samuel L. Gaertner, Aversive Racism and Selection Decisions: 1989 and 1999.

14. Applying Social Psychology: Health and Environment.
Article 40: Rebecca A. Clay, Research to the Heart of the Matter, Rebecca A. Clay.
Article 41: Robert Sommer and Franklin D. Becker, Territorial Defense and the Good Neighbor.
Article 42: Naz Kaya and Feyzan Erkip, Satisfaction in a Dormitory Building: The Effects of Floor Height on the Perception of Room Size and Crowding.

Author Index.

Subject Index.

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