Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Social Psychology

ISBN-10: 0078050367
ISBN-13: 9780078050367
Edition: 4th 2013
Authors: Jason Nier
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Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 3/26/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Taking Sidesvolumes present current controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. Each issue is thoughtfully framed withLearning Outcomes,anIssue Summary,anIntroduction,and anExploring the Issuesection featuringCritical Thinking and Reflection, Is There Common Ground?,andAdditional Resources.Taking Sidesreaders also offer aTopic Guideand an annotated listing ofInternet Referencesfor further consideration of the issues. An online Instructor’s Resource Guide with testing material is available for each volume.Using Taking Sides in the Classroomis also an excellent instructor resource. Visit www.mhhe.com/takingsides for more details.

General Issues in Social Psychology
Is Deception of Human Participants Ethical?
Should Social Psychologists Try to Solve Social Problems?
Can Experimental Social Psychology and Social Constructionism Coexist?
Social Cognition
Are Our Social Perceptions Often Inaccurate?
Does Cognitive Dissonance Explain Why Behavior Can Change Attitudes?
Are Self-Esteem Improvement Programs Misguided?
Is the Millennial Generation More Narcissistic Than Other Generations?
Can People Accurately Detect Lies?
Should Research from Social Cognitive Neuroscience Be Used to Inform Public Policy?
o Positive Illusions Lead to Healthy Behavior?
Social Influence
Do Milgram's Obedience Experiments Help Explain the Nature of the Holocaust?
Is It Possible to Truly Replicate Milgram's Obedience Experiments?
Does the Stanford Prison Experiment Help Explain the Effects of Imprisonment?
Is Subliminal Persuasion a Myth?
Can People Really Be Brainwashed?
Social Relations
Is Stereotyping Inevitable?
Does the Implicit Association Test (IAT) Measure Racial Prejudice?
Can Stereotypes Lead to Accurate Perceptions of Others?
Does True Altruism Exist?
Does Media Violence Cause Aggression?
NO: William B. Swann Jr., Christine Chang-Schneider, and Katie Larsen McClarty, from "Do People's Self-Views Matter? Self-Concept and Self-Esteem in Everyday Life," American Psychologist (February/March 2007)
Is the Millennial Generation More Narcissistic Than Other Generations?
YES: Jean M. Twenge, Sara Konrath, Joshua D. Foster, W. Keith Campbell, and Brad J. Bushman, from "Egos Inflating Over Time: A Cross-Temporal Meta-Analysis of the Narcissistic Personality Inventory," Journal of Personality (vol. 76, pp. 875-901, 2008)
NO: Stephanie Rosenbloom, from "Generation Me vs. You Revisited," New York Times (January 17, 2008)
Can People Accurately Detect Lies?
YES: Paul Ekman, Maureen O'Sullivan, and Mark G. Frank, from "A Few Can Catch a Liar," Psychological Science (May 1999)
NO: Bella M. DePaulo, from "Spotting Lies: Can Humans Learn to Do Better?" Current Directions in Psychological Science (June 1994)
Should Research from Social Cognitive Neuroscience Be Used to Inform Public Policy?
YES: Sonia K. Kang, Michael Inzlicht, and Belle Derks, from "Social Neuroscience and Public Policy on Intergroup Relations: A Hegelian Analysis," Journal of Social Issues (vol. 66, pp. 586-591, 2010)
NO: Sonia K. Kang, Michael Inzlicht, and Belle Derks, from "Social Neuroscience and Public Policy on Intergroup Relations: A Hegelian Analysis," Journal of Social Issues (vol. 66, pp. 591-596, 2010)
Do Positive Illusions Lead to Healthy Behavior?
YES: Shelley E. Taylor and Jonathon D. Brown, from "Illusion and Well-Being: A Social Psychological Perspective on Mental Health," Psychological Bulletin (March 1988)
NO: C. Randall Colvin, Jack Block, and David C. Funder, from "Overly Positive Self-Evaluations and Personality: Negative Implications for Mental Health," Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (June 1995)
Social Influence
Do Milgram's Obedience Experiments Help Explain the Nature of the Holocaust?
YES: John P. Sabini and Maury Silver, from "Destroying the Innocent with a Clear Conscience: A Sociopsychology of the Holocaust," in Joel Dimsdale, ed., Survivors, Victims, and Perpetrators: Essays on the Nazi Holocaust (Hemisphere Books, 1980)
NO: Florence R. Miale and Michael Selzer, from "Banality?" The Nuremberg Mind: The Psychology of the Nazi Leaders (Quadrangle/New York Times Book Company, 1975)
Is It Possible to Truly Replicate Milgram's Obedience Experiments?
YES: Jerry M. Burger, from "Replicating Milgram: Would People Still Obey Today?" APS Observer (vol. 64, pp. 1-11, 2007)
NO: Arthur G. Miller, from "Reflections on 'Replicating Milgram' (Burger, 2009)," American Psychologist (vol. 64, pp. 20-27, 2009)
Does the Stanford Prison Experiment Help Explain the Effects of Imprisonment?
YES: Craig Haney and Philip Zimbardo, from "The Past and Future of U.S. Prison Policy: Twenty-Five Years after the Stanford Prison Experiment," American Psychologist (July 1998)
NO: David T. Lykken, from "Psychology and the Criminal Justice System: A Reply to Haney and Zimbardo," The General Psychologist (Spring 2000)
Is Subliminal Persuasion a Myth?
YES: Anthony R. Pratkanis, from "The Cargo-Cult Science of Subliminal Persuasion," Skeptical Inquirer (vol. 16, 1992)
NO: Nicholas Epley, Kenneth Savitsky, and Robert A. Kachelski, from "What Every Skeptic Should Know About Subliminal Persuasion," Skeptical Inquirer (vol. 23, 1999)
Can People Really Be Brainwashed?
YES: Trudy Solomon, from "Programming and Deprogramming the Moonies: Social Psychology Applied," The Brainwashing/Deprogramming Controversy (Edwin Mellen Press, 1983)
NO: James T. Richardson, from "A Social Psychological Critique of 'Brainwashing' Claims about Recruitment to New Religions," The Handbook on Cults and Sects in America (JAI Press, 1993)
Social Relations
Is Stereotyping Inevitable?
YES: Patricia G. Devine, from "Stereotypes and Prejudice: Their Automatic and Controlled Components," Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (January 1989)
NO: Lorella Lepore and Rupert Brown, from "Category and Stereotype Activation: Is Prejudice Inevitable?" Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (February 1997)
Does the Implicit Association Test (IAT) Measure Racial Prejudice?
YES: Shankar Vedantam, from "See No Bias," The Washington Post (January 23, 2005)
NO: Amy Wax and Philip E. Tetlock, from "We Are All Racists At Heart," The Wall Street Journal (December 1, 2005)
Can Stereotypes Lead to Accurate Perceptions of Others?
YES: Lee J. Jussim, Clark R. McCauley, and Yuen-Ting Lee, from "Why Study Stereotype Accuracy and Inaccuracy?"
Stereotype Accuracy: Toward Appreciating Group Differences (APA, 1995)
NO: Charles Stangor, from "Content and Application Inaccuracy in Social Stereotyping," Stereotype Accuracy: Toward Appreciating Group Differences (APA, 1995)
Does True Altruism Exist?
YES: C. Daniel Batson, Bruce D. Duncan, Paula Ackerman, Terese Buckley, and Kimberly Birch, from "Is Empathic Emotion a Source of Altruistic Motivation?" Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (February 1981)
NO: Robert B. Cialdini, Mark Schaller, Donald Houlihan, Kevin Arps, Jim Fultz, and Arthur L. Beaman, from "Empathy-Based Helping: Is It Selflessly or Selfishly Motivated?" Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (April 1987)
Does Media Violence Cause Aggression?
YES: L. Rowell Huesmann and Laramie D. Taylor, from "The Role of Media Violence in Violent Behavior," Annual Review of Public Health (vol. 27, pp. 393-415, 2006)
NO: Jonathan L. Freedman, from Villain or Scapegoat? Media Violence and Aggression (University of Toronto Press 2002, pp. 3-21)
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