Exploring Social Psychology

Paperback | March 27, 2014

byDavid Myers

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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 &#45 each readable in a single sitting &#45 that introduce students to such scientific explorations as love and hate, conformity and independence, prejudice and helping, and persuasion and self &#45 determination.

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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 &#45 each readable in a single sitting &#45 that introduce students to such scientific explorations as...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:9.1 × 6.3 × 0.8 inPublished:March 27, 2014Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0077825454

ISBN - 13:9780077825454

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Table of Contents

Myers&#39 Exploring Social Psychology, 7th Edition

Preface

PART ONE

Introducing Social Psychology

MODULE 1Doing 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 11Clinical Therapy: The Powers of Social Cognition

PART THREE

Social Influence

MODULE 12Human Nature and Cultural Diversity

MODULE 13Gender, Genes, and Culture

MODULE 14How Nice People Get Corrupted

MODULE 15Two Routes to Persuasion

MODULE 16Indoctrination and Inoculation

MODULE 17The Mere Presence of Others

MODULE 18Many Hands Make Diminished Responsibility

MODULE 19Doing Together What We Would Not Do Alone

MODULE 20How Do Groups Intensify Decisions?

MODULE 21Power to the Person

PART FOUR

Social Relations

MODULE 22The Reach of Prejudice

MODULE 23The Roots of Prejudice

MODULE 24The Nature and Nurture of Aggression

MODULE 25Does the Media Influence Social Behavior?

MODULE 26Who Likes Whom?

MODULE 27The Ups and Downs of Love

MODULE 28Causes of Conflict

MODULE 29Blessed Are the Peacemakers

MODULE 30When Do People Help?

MODULE 31Social Psychology and the Sustainable Future

References
Credits
Name Index
Subject Index