Advanced Social Psychology: The State of the Science by Roy F. BaumeisterAdvanced Social Psychology: The State of the Science by Roy F. Baumeister

Advanced Social Psychology: The State of the Science

EditorRoy F. Baumeister, Eli J. Finkel

Hardcover | July 13, 2010

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Social psychology is a flourishing discipline. It explores the most essential questions of the human psyche (e.g., Why do people help or harm others? How do influence professionals get us to do what they want, and how can we inoculate ourselves against their sometimes-insidious persuasiontactics? Why do social relationships exert such powerful effects on people's physical health?), and it does so with clever, ingenuitive research methods. This edited volume is a textbook for advanced social psychology courses. Its primary target audience is first-year graduate students (MA or PhD) in social psychlogy, although it is also appropriate for upper-level undergraduate courses in social psychology and for doctoral students in disciplinesconnecting to social psychology (e.g., marketing, organizational behavior). The authors of the chapters are world-renowned leaders on their topic, and they have written these chapters to be engaging and accessible to students who are just learning the discipline.After reading this book, you will be able to understand almost any journal article or conference presentation in any field of social psychology. You will be able to converse competently with most social psychologists in their primary research domain, a use skill that is relevant not only in dailylife but also when interviewing for a faculty position. And, most importantly, you will be equipped with the background knowledge to forge ahead more confidently with your own research.
Roy F. Baumeister is currently the Eppes Eminent Professor of Psychology and head of the social psychology graduate program at Florida State University. His research spans multiple topics, including self and identity, self-regulation, interpersonal rejection and the need to belong, sexuality and gender, aggression, self-esteem, meaning...
Title:Advanced Social Psychology: The State of the ScienceFormat:HardcoverDimensions:832 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:July 13, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Roy Baumeister: Introduction2. Harry Reis: History3. Don Carlston: Social Cognition4. Tony Manstead: Emotion5. Roy Baumeister: Self6. Lee Fabrigar and Duane Wegener: Attitude Structure7. Rich Petty and Pablo Brinol: Attitude Change8. Mike McCullough and Ben Tabak: Prosocial Behavior9. Brad Bushman and Bruce Bartholow: Aggression10. Galen Bodenhausen and Jennifer Richeson: Prejudice and Stereotyping11. Bob Cialdini and Vladas Griskevicius: Social Influence12. Roy Baumeister and Eli Finkel: Attraction and Rejection13. Garth Fletcher and Nickola Overall: Intimate Relationships14. Don Forsyth and Jeni Burnette: Group Processes15. Marilynn Brewer: Intergroup Relationships16. Todd Heatherton and Thalia Wheatley: Social Neuroscience17. Jon Maner and Doug Kenrick: Evolutionary Social Psychology18. Stevie Heine: Cultural Psychology19. Shelly Taylor: Health, Stress, and Coping20. Kathleen Vohs and Mary Frances Luce: Judgement/Decision-Making21. Chuck Carver: Personality