Exploring Social Psychology https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1260254119.jpeg 9 9781260254112 Exploring Social Psychology succinctly explores social psychological science and applies it to contemporary issues and everyday life. Based on the bestselling text, Social Psychology by David Myers and Jean Twenge, the book presents 31 short modules that introduce students to such scientific explorations as love and hate, conformity and independence, prejudice and helping, and persuasion and self-determination. Exploring Social Psychology represents social psychology’s scope and highlights its scientific study of how we think about, influence, and relate to one another. The 9th edition includes Connect and SmartBook, the adaptive reading and study experience which guides students to master, recall, and apply key concepts while providing automatically-graded assessments.
Exploring Social Psychology

Exploring Social Psychology

9th Edition
By David Myers and Jean Twenge
ISBN10: 1260254119
ISBN13: 9781260254112
Copyright: 2021
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Exploring Social Psychology, 9e

Part 1 Introducing Social Psychology 
MODULE 1: Doing Social Psychology
MODULE 2: Did You Know It All Along?

Part 2 Social Thinking

MODULE 3: Self-Concept: Who Am I?
MODULE 4: Self-Serving Bias
MODULE 5: Narcissism and the Limits of Self-Esteem
MODULE 6: The Fundamental Attribution Error
MODULE 7: The Powers and Perils of Intuition
MODULE 8: Reasons for Unreason
MODULE 9: Behavior and Belief
MODULE 10: Clinical Intuition
MODULE 11: Clinical Therapy: The Powers of Social Cognition

Part 3 Social Influence

MODULE 12: Biology and Culture
MODULE 13: Gender Similarities and Differences
MODULE 14: How Nice People Get Corrupted
MODULE 15: Two Routes to Persuasion
MODULE 16: Indoctrination and Inoculation
MODULE 17: Social Facilitation: The Mere Presence of Others
MODULE 18: Social Loafing: Many Hands Make Diminished Responsibility
MODULE 19: Deindividuation: Doing Together What We Would Not Do Alone
MODULE 20: Group Polarization: How Do Groups Intensify Decisions?
MODULE 21: Power to the Person

Part 4 Social Relations

MODULE 22: The Reach of Prejudice
MODULE 23: The Roots of Prejudice
MODULE 24: The Nature and Nurture of Aggression
MODULE 25: Does Media Use Influence Social Behavior?
MODULE 26: Who Likes Whom?
MODULE 27: The Ups and Downs of Love
MODULE 28: Causes of Conflict
MODULE 29: Blessed Are the Peacemakers
MODULE 30: When Do People Help?
MODULE 31: Social Psychology and the Sustainable Future



About the Author

David Myers

David Myers is the John Dirk Werkman Professor of Psychology at Hope College where he has taught for the past 30 years.  David Myers' love of teaching psychology has been rewarded by students on many occasions with numerous “Outstanding Professor” awards.  An award-winning researcher, Dr. Myers received the Gordon Allport Prize from Division 9 of the American Psychological Association for his work on group polarization.  His scientific articles have appeared in more than two dozen journals, including Science, American Scientist, Psychological Bulletin, and Psychological Science.  He has served his discipline as consulting editor to the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology and the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

Jean Twenge

As Professor of Psychology at San Diego State University, Jean M. Twenge has authored more than 120 scientific publications on generational differences, cultural change, social rejection, gender roles, self-esteem, and narcissism. Her research has been covered in Time, Newsweek, The New York Times, USA Today, U.S. News and World Report, and The Washington Post, and she has been featured on Today, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, Fox and Friends, NBC Nightly News, Dateline NBC, and National Public Radio.

She summarized this research for a broader audience in the books Generation Me: Why Today's Young Americans Are More Confident, Assertive, Entitled- and More Miserable Than Ever Before and The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement (co-authored with W. Keith Campbell). She has written for general audiences on several websites and magazines, including a piece for The Atlantic that was nominated for a National Magazine Award. She frequently gives talks and seminars on generational differences to audiences such as college faculty and staff, military personnel, camp directors, and corporate executives.

Dr. Twenge grew up in Minnesota and Texas. She holds a B.A. and M.A. from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. She completed a postdoctoral research fellowship in social psychology at Case Western Reserve University. She lives in San Diego with her husband and three daughters.

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