Social Psychology and Human Nature, Brief Version / Edition 1

Social Psychology and Human Nature, Brief Version / Edition 1

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Social Psychology and Human Nature, Brief Version / Edition 1

You are a member of a social world on a planet containing about 7 billion people. This social world is filled with paradox, mystery, suspense, and outright absurdity. Explore how social psychology can help you make sense of your own social world with this engaging and accessible book. Roy F. Baumeister and Brad J. Bushman's SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY AND HUMAN NATURE can help you make sense of the always fascinating and sometimes bizarre and baffling diversity of human behavior-and it's also just plain interesting to learn about how and why people act the way they do.

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ISBN-13: 9780495116332
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/03/2007
Edition description: Brief
Pages: 600
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Mission and the Method. 2. Culture and Nature. 3. The Self. 4. Behavior Control: The Self In Action. 5. Social Cognition. 6. Emotion and Affect. 7. Attitudes, Beliefs, and Consistency. 8. Prosocial Behavior: Doing What's Best for Others. 9. Aggression and Antisocial Behavior. 11. Close Relationships: Passion, Intimacy, and Sexuality. 12. Prejudice and Intergroup Relations. 13. Social Influence and Persuasion. 14. Groups.

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