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- Explores social psychological science and applies it to contemporary issues and everyday life.
- Presents 31 short modules—each readable in a single sitting—that introduce students to such scientific explorations as love and hate, conformity and independence, prejudice and helping, and persuasion and self-determination.

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Introducing Social Psychology

MODULE 1: Doing Social Psychology

MODULE 2: Did You Know It All Along?


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


Social Influence

MODULE 12: Human Nature and Cultural Diversity

MODULE 13: Gender, Genes, and Culture

MODULE 14: How Nice People Get Corrupted

MODULE 15: Two Routes to Persuasion

MODULE 16: Indoctrination and Inoculation

MODULE 17: The Mere Presence of Others

MODULE 18: Many Hands Make Diminished Responsibility

MODULE 19: Doing Together What We Would Not Do Alone

MODULE 20: How Do Groups Intensify Decisions?

MODULE 21: Power to the Person


Social Relations

MODULE 22: The Reach of Prejudice

MODULE 23: The Roots of Prejudice

MODULE 24: The Nature and Nurture of Aggression

MODULE 25: Do the Media 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