Generations of readers have learned social psychology from this bookit provides balanced, up-to-date, and accurate coverage of basic topics, research, and theories. Balancing cutting-edge findings and classic work in the field, the More...
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Generations of readers have learned social psychology from this bookit provides balanced, up-to-date, and accurate coverage of basic topics, research, and theories. Balancing cutting-edge findings and classic work in the field, the user-friendlySocial Psychologyshows how its methods and theories can be applied to everyday experiences and current social issues.Interesting and easy to read and understand, the topics covered are broad in scope but not overwhelming; these include: perception of people and events; attitudes and influence; social interactions and relationships; helping and hurting others; social psychology and health; and social psychology and the law.Teachers, health professionals, lawyers, business leaders, and people in many different professions will find Social Psychologyto be a valuable reference and handbook.
Shelley E. Taylor is a distinguished professor of psychology at UCLA and one of the country's leading scientists. She lives in Los Angeles.
|About the Authors|
|Theories and Methods in Social Psychology|
|Perceiving People and Events|
|Person Perception: Forming Impressions of Others|
|Social Cognition: Understanding the Social World|
|The Self: Learning about the Self|
|Attitudes and Influence|
|Attitudes and Attitude Change|
|Social Interaction and Relationships|
|Behavior in Groups|
|Helping and Hurting Others|
|Social Psychology in Action|
|Social Psychology and Health|
|Social Psychology and Politics|
|Social Psychology and the Law|