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Social Psychology

Social Psychology
Foundations, Advances and Applications

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October 2024 | 648 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Aiming to empower you throughout your undergraduate journey, this textbook covers the entire social psychology curriculum. More importantly, it offers inspiration to help you become an adept social psychologist, ready to unravel the intricacies of human behaviour in the world around you.

This textbook helps you connect theories directly to your own experiences, world views, and behaviours. It features personal narratives from a diverse range of practising social psychologists, from academics to practitioners, offering a rich collection of real-world examples and encouraging deep thinking about your future career.

Each chapter moves through the foundations, advances and applications of the field with exercises and revision prompts to ensure success and real understanding.

Stefania Paolini is Professor of Social Psychology, Milica Vasiljevic is Associate Professor of Behavioural Science and Richard J. Crisp is Professor of Social Psychology. All are based at Durham University.

Rhiannon N. Turner is Professor of Social Psychology at Queen’s University Belfast.
Paddy Ross, Milica Vasiljevic and Stefania Paolini
Chapter 1: History and Research Methods
Kimberly Rios and Alysson E. Light
Chapter 2: Self and Identity
Jennifer Paterson
Chapter 3: Affiliation, Friendship, and Love
Smadar Cohen-Chen
Chapter 4: Social Emotions
Mario Weick
Chapter 5: Social Cognition
Christopher R. Jones and Lambros Lazuras
Chapter 6: Attitudes and Persuasion
Julie Van De Vyver and Fanny Lalot
Chapter 7: Social Influence
David Rast and Amber Gaffney
Chapter 8: Group Processes
Shelley McKeown, Amanda Williams and Shazza Ali
Chapter 9: Prejudice
Michèle Birtel
Chapter 10: Intergroup and Intercultural Relations
Milica Vasiljevic
Chapter 11: Behaviour Change

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