The social animal / Elliot Aronson with Joshua Aronson.

By: Aronson, ElliotContributor(s): Aronson, JoshuaMaterial type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Worth Publishers, c2008Edition: 10th edDescription: xiii, 512 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 9781429203166; 1429203161Subject(s): Social psychologyLOC classification: HM1033 | .A76 2008
Contents:
1. What is social psychology? -- 2. Conformity -- 3. Mass communication, propaganda, and persuasion -- 4. Social cognition -- 5. Self-justification -- 6. Human aggression -- 7. Prejudice -- 8. Liking, loving, and interpersonal sensitivity -- 9. Social psychology as a science -- Glossary.
Summary: 'The Social Animal' offers an introduction to modern social psychology. Elliot Aronson probes the patterns and motives of human behaviour, covering topics as diverse as conformity, obedience, politics, and advertising.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [438]-486) and indexes.

1. What is social psychology? -- 2. Conformity -- 3. Mass communication, propaganda, and persuasion -- 4. Social cognition -- 5. Self-justification -- 6. Human aggression -- 7. Prejudice -- 8. Liking, loving, and interpersonal sensitivity -- 9. Social psychology as a science -- Glossary.

'The Social Animal' offers an introduction to modern social psychology. Elliot Aronson probes the patterns and motives of human behaviour, covering topics as diverse as conformity, obedience, politics, and advertising.

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Elliot Aronson is one of the most eminent and versatile psychologists of our time. He is the only person in the 110-year history of the American Psychological Association to have won all three of its major awards: Distinguished Research (1999), Distinguished Teaching (1980), and Distinguished Writing (1975)

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