Social Psychology: The Science of Everyday Life

Social Psychology: The Science of Everyday Life


By (author) Jeff Greenberg, By (author) Toni Schmader, By (author) Jamie Arndt, By (author) Mark Landau

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  • Publisher: Worth Publishers Inc.,U.S.
  • Format: Hardback
  • Dimensions: 168mm x 243mm x 19mm | 510g
  • Publication date: 10 December 2014
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0716704226
  • ISBN 13: 9780716704225

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Drawing on over 50 years of combined teaching and research, Greenberg, Schmader, Arndt, and Landau guide students through the rich diversity of the science of social psychology and its insights into everyday life.

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Jeff Greenberg is a Professor of Psychology and College of Science Fellow at the University of Arizona, USA. Toni Schmader is a Canada Research Chair in Social Psychology at the University of British Columbia, Canada. Jamie Arndt is the 2012 Frederick A. Middlebush Professor of Psychological Sciences at the University of Missouri (MU), USA. Mark J. Landau is an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Kansas, USA.

Table of contents

1. The Revealing Science of Social Psychology 2. Fundamentals of Social Behavior 3. The Core Elements of Social Cognition 4. Thinking about People and Events 5. The Nature, Origins, and Functions of the Self 6. The Key Self-Motives: Consistency, Esteem, Presentation, and Growth 7. Social Influence 8. Persuasion, Attitudes, and Behavior 9. Group Processes 10. Understanding Prejudice, Stereotyping, and Discrimination 11. Responding to and Reducing Prejudice 12. Interpersonal Aggression 13. Prosocial Behavior 14. Interpersonal Attraction 15. Close Relationships