Exploring Social Psychology
  • Author : David G. Myers
  • Release Date : 01 December 2022
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Genre : Social psychology
  • Pages : 0
  • ISBN 13 : 1260254119

Exploring Social Psychology Book Summary

"This is a book I (David) secretly wanted to write. I have long believed that what is wrong with all psychology textbooks (including those I have written) is their overlong chapters. Few can read a 40-page chapter in a single sitting without their eyes glazing and their mind wandering. So why not organize the discipline into digestible chunks-say forty 15-page chapters rather than fifteen 40-page chapters-that a student could read in a sitting, with a sense of completion? Thus, when McGraw-Hill psychology editor Chris Rogers first suggested that I abbreviate and restructure my 15-chapter, 600-page Social Psychology into a series of crisply written 10-page modules, I said "Eureka!" At last a publisher willing to break convention by packaging the material in a form ideally suited to students' attention spans. By presenting concepts and findings in smaller bites, we also hoped not to overload students' capacities to absorb new information. And, by keeping Exploring Social Psychology slim, we sought to enable instructors to supplement it with other reading"--

Exploring Social Psychology

Exploring Social Psychology

Author : David G. Myers,Jean M. Twenge
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Social psychology
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"This is a book I (David) secretly wanted to write. I have long believed that what is wrong with all psychology textbooks (including those I have written) is their overlong chapters. Few can read a 40-page chapter in a single sitting without their eyes glazing and their mind wandering. So ...

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Publisher : InterVarsity Press
Genre : Psychology
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Angela Sabates offers a well-researched social psychology textbook that makes full use of the unique view of human persons coming down to us from the Christian tradition. She highlights Christian contributions to a wide range of questions from the dynamics of persuasion to the social psychology of violence....

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Publisher : Pearson Allyn and Bacon
Genre : Psychology
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Appropriate for one-semester introductory social psychology courses, found in psychology and sociology departments at both universities and colleges. Social Psychology describes the theories and applications of the discipline in the context of culture and its significance. Students will gain valuable insight into their society as they read about areas such ...

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Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Psychology
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