Social Psychology https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1260888533.jpeg 14 2022 9781260888539 Connecting Social Psychology to the world around us. Social Psychology introduces students to the science of us: our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors in a changing world. Students learn to think critically about everyday behaviors and gain an appreciation for the world around us, regardless of background or major. Social Psychology’s conversational voice allows students to access and enjoy this exciting science. Students find scientific explorations of love, hate, conformity and independence, prejudice and helping, persuasion and self-determination.
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Social Psychology

Social Psychology, 14th Edition

ISBN10: 1260888533 | ISBN13: 9781260888539
By David Myers, Jean Twenge

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Connecting Social Psychology to the world around us. Social Psychology introduces students to the science of us: our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors in a changing world. Students learn to think critically about everyday behaviors and gain an appreciation for the world around us, regardless of background or major. Social Psychology’s conversational voice allows students to access and enjoy this exciting science. Students find scientific explorations of love, hate, conformity and independence, prejudice and helping, persuasion and self-determination.

Chapter 1 Introducing Social Psychology

Part One Social Thinking
Chapter 2 The Self in a Social World
Chapter 3 Social Beliefs and Judgments
Chapter 4 Behavior and Attitudes

Part Two Social Influence
Chapter 5 Genes, Culture, and Gender
Chapter 6 Conformity and Obedience
Chapter 7 Persuasion
Chapter 8 Group Influence

Part Three Social Relations
Chapter 9 Prejudice
Chapter 10 Aggression
Chapter 11 Attraction and Intimacy
Chapter 12 Helping
Chapter 13 Conflict and Peacemaking

Part Four Applying Social Psychology
Chapter 14 Social Psychology in the Clinic
Chapter 15 Social Psychology in Court
Chapter 16 Social Psychology and the Sustainable Future
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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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