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Fiske provides psychologists with a cutting-edge approach on evolutionary and cross-cultural psychology. The book addresses research on three different levels: brain function and cognition, individual and situations, and groups and cultures. The second edition has been updated to present contemporary research in social psychology. It also discusses increasingly important issues in the field. This includes emotion science and the impact of neuroscience on social and personality psychology. Psychologists agree that the second edition captures an important movement in social psychology with the core motives approach.
Table of Contents
|Introduction: Adaptive Motives for Social Situations, Via Cultures and Brains|
|Scientific Methods for Studying People in Interaction|
|Ordinary Personology: Figuring Out Why People Do What They Do|
|Social Cognition: Making Sense of Others|
|The Self: Social to The Core|
|Attitudes and Persuasion: Changing Hearts and Minds|
|Attraction: Initiating Romance, Friendship, and Other Relationships|
|Close Relationships: Passion, Interdependence, Commitment, and Intimacy|
|Helping: Prosocial Behavior|
|Aggression: Antisocial Behavior|
|Stereotyping, Prejudice, and Discrimination: Social Biases|
|Small Groups: Ongoing Interactions|
|Social Influence: Doing What Others Do and Say|
|Conclusion: Social Beings|
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