Social Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

Social Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

by Richard J. Crisp


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198715511
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 11/01/2015
Series: Very Short Introductions Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 549,764
Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 6.50(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Richard Crisp is a professor, writer, scientist, and teacher who has held a lifelong fascination with what makes people "tick". He fell in love with social psychology while studying at the University of Oxford. His PhD thesis research - an experimental investigation of how people mentally represent social diversity - bore multiple awards and set him on a 20 year voyage of discovery in to the psychology of social behaviour He has published over 130 articles, chapters and books, and is Editor-In-Chief of the Journal of Applied Social Psychology, an Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences and a Fellow of the British Psychological Society. Richard has won numerous awards for his research and writing including the prestigious British Psychological Society Spearman Medal for outstanding achievement in published research. He is the winner of the British Psychological Society's President's Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychological Knowledge 2014.

Table of Contents

1: All about us: the science of social behaviour
2: The social mind
3: Attitudes and influence
4: Obedience, oppression and aggression
5: Intergroup relations
6: Love and attraction
Further reading
1. All about us: the science of social behavior
2. The social mind
3. Attitudes and influence
4. Obedience, oppression and aggression
5. Intergroup relations
6. Love and attraction
Further reading

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