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Social Psychology - International Student Edition

Social Psychology - International Student Edition

12th Edition

February 2024 | 736 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Now published by Sage

The new Twelfth Edition of Social Psychology by Saul Kassin, Steven Fein, and Hazel Rose Markus captures the excitement of this dynamic and responsive field in our ever-changing world. The authors highlight the most exciting and important foundational and contemporary research, while every chapter also uniquely investigates the influences of culture and social class. In this enthusiastic introduction to social psychology, students delve into their own passion drivers, from favorite sports teams to social media to their own political perspectives, dispelling misconceptions and understanding the scientific foundations that explain our daily interactions and social behaviors. This textbook shows students how social psychology— its theories, research methods, and basic findings—has never been more relevant or more important.
Part 1: Introduction
Chapter 1 What is Social Psychology
Chapter 2 Doing Social Psychology Research
Part 2: Social Cognition
Chapter 3 The Social Self
Chapter 4 Perceiving Persons
Chapter 5 Prejudice
Part 3: Social Influence
Chapter 6 Attitudes and Persuasion
Chapter 7 Conformity
Chapter 8 Group Processes
Part 4: Social Relations
Chapter 9 Attraction and Close Relationships
Chapter 10 Helping Others
Chapter 11 Aggression
Part 5: Applying Social Psychology
Chapter 12 Justice and Law
Chapter 13 The Workplace and Business
Chapter 14 Health and Well-Being


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Saul Kassin

Saul Kassin is a Distinguished Professor of Psychology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and Massachusetts Professor Emeritus at Williams College. Born and raised in New York City, he graduated from Brooklyn College in 1974. After receiving his PhD from the University of Connecticut in 1978, he spent time at the University of Kansas, Purdue University, the Federal Judicial Center, and Stanford University. He is an author or editor of several books—including Psychology, Developmental Social Psychology, The American Jury on Trial, Duped: Why Innocent People Confess – and Why We Believe Their Confessions, and most recently, The Pillars... More About Author

Steven Fein

Steven Fein is Professor of Psychology at Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts. Born and raised in Bayonne, New Jersey, he received his AB from Princeton University and his PhD in social psychology from the University of Michigan. He has been teaching at Williams College since 1991, with time spent teaching at Stanford University in 1999. His edited books include Emotion: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Readings in Social Psychology: The Art and Science of Research, and Motivated Social Perception: The Ontario Symposium. He has served on the executive committee of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology and as the social... More About Author

Hazel Rose Markus

Hazel Rose Markus is the Davis-Brack Professor in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. She codirects Stanford SPARQ (Social Psychological Answers to Real-world Questions) and was previously the director of the Research Institute of the Stanford Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity. She is a member of the National Academy of Sciences. Before moving to Stanford in 1994, she was a professor at the University of Michigan, where she received her PhD. Her work focuses on how the self-system, including current conceptions of self and possible selves, lends meaning and structure to experience. Born in England and raised... More About Author

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ISBN: 9781071942246