Exploring Social Psychology
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BeschreibungExploring 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.
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InhaltsverzeichnisMyers' Exploring Social Psychology, 7th EditionPrefacePART ONEIntroducing Social PsychologyMODULE 1Doing Social PsychologyMODULE 2 Did You Know It All Along?PART TWOSocial ThinkingMODULE 3 Self-Concept: Who Am I?MODULE 4 Self-Serving BiasMODULE 5 The Power of Positive ThinkingMODULE 6 The Fundamental Attribution ErrorMODULE 7 The Powers and Perils of IntuitionMODULE 8 Reasons for UnreasonMODULE 9 Behavior and BeliefMODULE 10 Clinical IntuitionMODULE 11Clinical Therapy: The Powers of Social CognitionPART THREESocial InfluenceMODULE 12Human Nature and Cultural DiversityMODULE 13Gender, Genes, and CultureMODULE 14How Nice People Get CorruptedMODULE 15Two Routes to PersuasionMODULE 16Indoctrination and InoculationMODULE 17The Mere Presence of OthersMODULE 18Many Hands Make Diminished ResponsibilityMODULE 19Doing Together What We Would Not Do AloneMODULE 20How Do Groups Intensify Decisions?MODULE 21Power to the PersonPART FOURSocial RelationsMODULE 22The Reach of PrejudiceMODULE 23The Roots of PrejudiceMODULE 24The Nature and Nurture of AggressionMODULE 25Does the Media Influence Social Behavior?MODULE 26Who Likes Whom?MODULE 27The Ups and Downs of LoveMODULE 28Causes of ConflictMODULE 29Blessed Are the PeacemakersMODULE 30When Do People Help?MODULE 31Social Psychology and the Sustainable FutureReferencesCreditsName IndexSubject Index
PortraitDavid Myers is the John Dirk Werkman Professor of Psychology at Hope College where he has taught for the past 30 years. David Myers' love of teaching psychology has been rewarded by students on many occasions with numerous "Outstanding Professor" awards. An award-winning researcher, Dr. Myers received the Gordon Allport Prize from Division 9 of the American Psychological Association for his work on group polarization. His scientific articles have appeared in more than two dozen journals, including Science, American Scientist, Psychological Bulletin, and Psychological Science. He has served his discipline as consulting editor to the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology and the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.
Untertitel: Empfohlen ab 18 Jahre. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: MCGRAW HILL BOOK CO
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2014
Seitenanzahl: 542 Seiten