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Social Psychology introduces the key concepts of the field through an acclaimed storytelling approach that makes research relevant to students. Drawing upon their extensive experience as researchers and teachers, Elliot Aronson, Tim Wilson, Robin Akert, and new co-author Sam Sommers present the classic studies that have driven the discipline alongside the cutting-edge research that is the future of social psychology.
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1. Introducing Social Psychology 2. Methodology: How Social Psychologists Do Research 3. Social Cognition: How We Think About the Social World 4. Social Perception: How We Come to Understand Other People 5. The Self: Understanding Ourselves in a Social Context 6. The Need to Justify Our Actions: The Costs and Benefits of Dissonance Reduction 7. Attitudes and Attitude Change: Influencing Thoughts and Feelings 8. Conformity: Influencing Behavior 9. Group Processes: Influence in Social Groups 10. Interpersonal Attraction: From First Impressions to Close Relationships 11. Prosocial Behavior: Why Do People Help? 12. Aggression: Why Do We Hurt Other People? Can We Prevent It? 13. Prejudice: Causes, Consequences, and Cures SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY IN ACTION 1 - Making a Difference with Social Psychology: Attaining a Sustainable Future SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY IN ACTION 2 - Social Psychology and Health SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY IN ACTION 3 - Social Psychology and the Law