Social Psychology

Social Psychology


  • Author : Tom Gilovich
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Release Date : 2015-08-01
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0393906078


Social Psychology Book Description :

A dynamic introduction to the science, relevance, and excitement of today s social psychology."...

Social Psychology  Second Edition

Social Psychology Second Edition


  • Author : Arie W. Kruglanski
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release Date : 2013-10-21
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781462514861


Social Psychology Second Edition Book Description :

Now in a completely revised and expanded second edition, this authoritative handbook reviews the breadth of current knowledge on the psychological processes that underlie social behavior. Leading investigators identify core principles that have emerged from the study of biological systems, social cognition, goals and strivings, interpersonal interactions, and group and cultural dynamics. State-of-the-science theories, methods, and findings are explained, and important directions for future research are highlighted. More than an update, this edition is virtually a new book. Many more chapters are included, and significant advances in social cognitive neuroscience, motivational psychology, and other areas are incorporated throughout. A new section addr...

Social Psychology

Social Psychology


  • Author : Elliot Aronson
  • Publisher : Pearson College Division
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0138144788


Social Psychology Book Description :

For an undergraduate introductory level course in social psychology. Research made relevant through a storytelling approach. This renowned text maintains its acclaimed storytelling approach to convey the science of social psychology while making research relevant to students. The authors bring the material under study to life through real-world examples that capture students' attention and motivate further exploration. Paying particular attention to the classic research that has driven the field and introducing cutting-edge research that is the future of Social Psychology, Aronson/Wilson/Akert provide a firm foundation for students to build their understanding of this rigorous science in a way that engages and fascinates. This is the main text only--...

Handbook of Social Psychology
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Handbook of Social Psychology


  • Author : Susan T. Fiske
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010-02-15
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780470137499


Handbook of Social Psychology Book Description :

Collects entries that discuss topics in the field of social psychology....

Social Psychology and Justice

Social Psychology and Justice


  • Author : E. Allan Lind
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-12-17
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000760637


Social Psychology and Justice Book Description :

This ground-breaking new volume reviews and extends theory and research on the psychology of justice in social contexts, exploring the dynamics of fairness judgments and their consequences. Perceptions of fairness, and the factors that cause and are caused by fairness perceptions, have long been an important part of social psychology. Featuring work from leading scholars on psychological processes involved in reactions to fairness, as well as the applications of justice research to government institutions, policing, medical care and the development of radical and extremist behavior, the book expertly brings together two traditionally distinct branches of social psychology: social cognition and interpersonal relations. Examining how people judge wheth...

Social Psychology
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Social Psychology


  • Author : John R. Eiser
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1986-08-14
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0521339340


Social Psychology Book Description :

This text provides a broad critical review of the various empirical and theoretical traditions in social psychology....

Social Psychology

Social Psychology


  • Author : Joanne R Smith
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2012-06-22
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781446268001


Social Psychology Book Description :

Electronic Inspection Copy available for instructors here Revisiting the Classic Studies is a series of texts that introduces readers to the studies in psychology that changed the way we think about core topics in the discipline today. It provokes students to ask more interesting and challenging questions about the field by encouraging a deeper level of engagement both with the details of the studies themselves and with the nature of their contribution. Edited by leading scholars in their field and written by researchers at the cutting edge of these developments, the chapters in each text provide details of the original works and their theoretical and empirical impact, and then discuss the ways in which thinking and research has advanced in the years...

Social Psychology and Evaluation

Social Psychology and Evaluation


  • Author : Melvin M. Mark
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release Date : 2011-05-04
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781609182120


Social Psychology and Evaluation Book Description :

This compelling work brings together leading social psychologists and evaluators to explore the intersection of these two fields and how their theory, practices, and research findings can enhance each other. An ideal professional reference or student text, the book examines how social psychological knowledge can serve as the basis for theory-driven evaluation; facilitate more effective partnerships with stakeholders and policy makers; and help evaluators ask more effective questions about behavior. Also identified are ways in which real-world evaluation findings can identify gaps in social psychological theory and test and improve the validity of social psychological findings; for example, in the areas of cooperation, competition, and intergroup rela...

Advanced Social Psychology

Advanced Social Psychology


  • Author : Roy F. Baumeister
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-06-28
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0199701008


Advanced Social Psychology Book Description :

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 persuasion tactics? 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 disciplines connecting to soci...