Social Psychology with PowerWeb

Social Psychology with PowerWeb

by Jonathon D. Brown

Hardcover

$127.75

Overview

Focusing on research methodology and scientific thinking, Jonathon Brown’s Social Psychology is a new text that helps students understand the experimental nature of Social Psychology. The text’s systematic and rigorous approach is presented in an engaging writing style. Through coverage of many prominent classic and contemporary studies, Brown shows how Social Psychology principles are not always common sense and are often counter-intuitive.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780073205786
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 08/05/2005
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Jonathon D. Brown is Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Washington. He received his Ph.D. from UCLA in 1986. He has written and published numerous articles and chapters on the self, and is the recipient of a Presidential Young Investigator Award from the National Science Foundation. He is currently interested in understanding how self-esteem influences people's responses to success and failure.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1
Introduction to Social Psychology

Chapter 2
Social Psychology’s Theoretical Roots

Chapter 3
Social Perception

Chapter 4
Social Inference

Chapter 5
The Self

Chapter 6
Attitudes and Behavior

Chapter 7
Persuasion

Chapter 8
Social Influence

Chapter 9
Groups

Chapter 10
Prejudice

Chapter 11
Interpersonal Relationships

Chapter 12
Helping

Chapter 13
Aggression




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