9780077825454

Exploring Social Psychology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780077825454

  • ISBN10:

    0077825454

  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/27/2014
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

Exploring Social Psychology succinctly explores social psychological science and applies it to contemporary issues and everyday life. Based on the bestselling text, Social Psychology by David Myers, the book presents 31 short modules - each readable in a single sitting - that introduce students to such scientific explorations as love and hate, conformity and independence, prejudice and helping, and persuasion and self - determination.

Table of Contents

Myers’ Exploring Social Psychology, 7th Edition

Preface

PART ONE

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 The Powers and Perils of Intuition

MODULE 8 Reasons for Unreason

MODULE 9 Behavior and Belief

MODULE 10 Clinical Intuition

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 Not Do Alone

MODULE 20 How Do Groups Intensify Decisions?

MODULE 21 Power to the Person

PART FOUR

Social Relations

MODULE 22 The Reach of Prejudice

MODULE 23 The Roots of Prejudice

MODULE 24 The Nature and Nurture of Aggression

MODULE 25 Does 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 Social Psychology and the Sustainable Future

References
Credits
Name Index
Subject Index

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