Social Psychology

Social Psychology : An Applied Perspective

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As a core text or paperback supplement for Introductory Social Psychology courses that focus on applications in departments of psychology or sociology. Can also be used in courses on Applied Social Psychology. Examining the basic theories within the field of social psychology and showing some of the ways they have been used to understand and solve real-world problems, this inexpensive paperback answers a real need by pointing out real connections between theory and application.show more

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  • Paperback | 246 pages
  • 176.3 x 234.4 x 13.5mm | 398.12g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0130962481
  • 9780130962485

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I. INTRODUCTION AND METHODOLOGY. 1. Applying Social Psychology: Typical Features, Roles and Problems. 2. Science, Research Methodology, and Teenage Pregnancy. II. APPLIED SOCIAL COGNITION. 3. Attribution and Health. 4. Stereotypes and Prejudice. III. APPLIED SOCIAL RELATIONS. 5. Love, Intimacy, and Divorce. 6. Social Information Processing and Aggression. IV. APPLIED SOCIAL INFLUENCE. 7. Teacher Expectations and School Failure. 8. Attitudes, Behaviors, and AIDS. 9. Social Norms and Environmental Problems. 10. Activism for Social Change.show more

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