Social Psychology

Social Psychology

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Psychologists have been searching for a reference that unifies the disparate topics of social psychology around a central theme. Social Psychology follows that approach as it presents the most fundamental concepts in the field. It touches on all of the major concepts researchers are currently addressing but is firmly grounded in the basic social psychological theories and principles. A single chapter is included on the impact of culture in psychology, focusing on how the findings and theories might differ in different cultures. Psychologists will benefit from two research studies in each chapter that provide a real world perspective of the material.For example, people who read a persuasive message and reflect on how that message relates to their important values, such ... In one study, college students read an essay about a new university policy to shorten summer vacation to only oneanbsp;...

Title:Social Psychology
Author:Catherine A. Sanderson
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2009-12-02


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