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-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. The Connect course for this offering includes SmartBook, an adaptive reading and study experience which guides students to master, recall, and apply key concepts while providing automatically-graded assessments.McGraw-Hill Connect (R) is a subscription-based learning service accessible online through your personal computer or tablet. Choose this option if your instructor will require Connect to be used in the course. Your subscription to Connect includes the following:* SmartBook (R) - an adaptive digital version of the course textbook that personalizes your reading experience based on how well you are learning the content.* Access to your instructor's homework assignments, quizzes, syllabus, notes, reminders, and other important files for the course.* Progress dashboards that quickly show how you are performing on your assignments and tips for improvement.* The option to purchase (for a small fee) a print version of the book. This binder-ready, loose-leaf version includes free shipping.Complete system requirements to use Connect can be found here: http://www.mheducation.com/highered/platforms/connect/training-support-students.html
Les mer
Explores social psychological science and applies it to contemporary issues and everyday life. This book 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.
Les mer
PART ONEIntroducing Social PsychologyMODULE 1: Doing Social PsychologyMODULE 2: Did You Know It All Along?PART TWOSocial ThinkingMODULE 3: Self-Concept: Who Am I?MODULE 4: Self-Serving BiasMODULE 5: Narcissism and the Limits of Self-EsteemMODULE 6: The Fundamental Attribution ErrorMODULE 7: The Powers and Perils of IntuitionMODULE 8: Reasons for UnreasonMODULE 9: Behavior and BeliefMODULE 10: Clinical IntuitionMODULE 11: Clinical Therapy: The Powers of Social CognitionPART THREESocial InfluenceMODULE 12: Human Nature and Cultural DiversityMODULE 13: Gender, Genes, and CultureMODULE 14: How Nice People Get CorruptedMODULE 15: Two Routes to PersuasionMODULE 16: Indoctrination and InoculationMODULE 17: The Mere Presence of OthersMODULE 18: Many Hands Make Diminished ResponsibilityMODULE 19: Doing Together What We Would Not Do AloneMODULE 20: How Do Groups Intensify Decisions?MODULE 21: Power to the PersonPART FOURSocial RelationsMODULE 22: The Reach of PrejudiceMODULE 23: The Roots of PrejudiceMODULE 24: The Nature and Nurture of AggressionMODULE 25: Do the Media Influence Social Behavior?MODULE 26: Who Likes Whom?MODULE 27: The Ups and Downs of LoveMODULE 28: Causes of ConflictMODULE 29: Blessed Are the PeacemakersMODULE 30: When Do People Help?MODULE 31: Social Psychology and the Sustainable Future
Les mer


8. utgave
McGraw-Hill Education
637 gr
231 mm
163 mm
20 mm
05, U
Product language
Product format

Om bidragsyterne

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. 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.