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0070202001 image EXPLORATIONS IN SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY:
Readings and Research
Authors:
Steve L. Ellyson, YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIV
Amy G. Halberstadt, NC STATE UNIV-RALEIGH
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  • ISBN: 0-07-020200-1
    Description: ©1995 / Hardcover / 272 pages
    Publication Date: September 1994
    Overview

    This text is a collection of highly readable and interesting selections which will extend the notions presented by David Myers in his new brief book, Exploring Social Psychology. These readings are drawn from both classic and contemporary articles. The goal is for the student to gain from the readings and expanded understanding of the most significant developments in the field of social psychology.
    Table of Contents
    SECTION ONE: INTRODUCING SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
    CHAPTER 1: On Reading the Readings. Steve L. and Amy G. Halberstadt (1994).
    CHAPTER 2: Hindsight Distortion and the 1980 Presidential Election. Mart R. Leary (1982). SECTION TWO: SOCIAL THINKING.
    CHAPTER 3: They Saw a Game: A Case Study. Albert H. Hastorf and Hadley Cantril (1954).
    CHAPTER 4: Self-Fulfilling Sterotypes. Mark L. Snyder (1982).
    CHAPTER 5: On Being Sane in Insane Places. D. L. Rosenhan (1973).
    CHAPTER 6: Sex Differences in Attributions for Friendly Behavior: Do Males Misperceive Females' Friendliness? Antonia Abbey (1982).
    CHAPTER 7: The Illusion of Unique Invulnerability and the use of Effective Contraception. Jerry M. Burger and Linda Burns (1988).
    CHAPTER 8: Aging Labels: The Decline of Control and the Fall of Self-Esteem. Judith Rodin and Ellen J. Langer (1980).
    CHAPTER 9: Attitudes Versus Actions. Richart T. LaPiere (1934).
    CHAPTER 10: The Mindset of Health. Ellen J. Langer (1989).
    CHAPTER 11: Excerpt from Health and Optimism. Christopher Peterson and Lisa M. Bossio (1991).
    SECTION THREE: SOCIAL INFLUENCE.
    CHAPTER 12: Excerpt from The Mountain People. Colin M. Turnbull (1972).
    CHAPTER 13: X: A Fabulous Child's Story. Lisa Gould (1978).
    CHAPTER 14: The Education of a Torturer. Janice T. Gibson and Mika Haritos-Fatouros (1986).
    CHAPTER 15: The Triggers of Influence. Robert B. Cialdini (1984).
    CHAPTER 16: Drug Prevention in Junior High: A Multi-Site Longitudinal Test. Phyllis L. Ellickson and Robert M. Bell (1990).
    CHAPTER 17: The Dynamogenic Factors in Pacemaking and Competition. Norman Triplett (1898).
    CHAPTER 18: Excerpt from Culture and Social Behavior. Harry C. Triandis (1994).
    CHAPTER 19: Deindividuation and Valence of Cues: Effects of Proscial and Antisocial Behavior. Robert D. Johnson and Leslie M. Downing (1979).
    CHAPTER 20: Excerpt from The Psychology of Attitude Change and Social Influence. Philip G. Zimbardo and Michael R. Leippe (1991).
    CHAPTER 21 Antipollution Measures and Psychological Reactance Theory: A Field Experiment. Michael B. Mazis (1975).
    SECTION FOUR: SOCIAL RELATIONS.
    CHAPTER 22: The Wheelchair Rebellion. John Gliedman (1979).
    CHAPTER 23: The Context of Anti-Gay Violence: Notes on Cultural and Psychological Heterosexism. Gregory M. Herek (1990).
    CHAPTER 24: Excerpt from Civilization and Its Discontents. Sigmund Freud (1930).
    CHAPTER 25: The Rape Culture. Dianne F. Herman (1989).
    CHAPTER 26: The Tragedy of the Commons. Garrett Hardin (1968).
    CHAPTER 27: Solutions, Not Winners. Dean G. Pruitt (1987).
    CHAPTER 28: Gain and Loss of Esteem as Determinates of Interpersonal Attraction. Elliot Aronson and Darwyn Linder (1965).
    CHAPTER 29: Excerpt from Intimate Relationships. Sharon S. Brehm (1992)
    CHAPTER 30: The Few, the Brave, the Noble. Eva Fogelman and Valerie Lewis Wiener (1985).