The Social Animal

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Macmillan, Jul 25, 2003 - Psychology - 431 pages
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Newly revised and up-to-date, this edition of The Social Animal is a brief, compelling introduction to modern social psychology. Through vivid narrative, lively presentations of important research, and intriguing examples, Elliot Aronson probes the patterns and motives of human behavior, covering such diverse topics as terrorism, conformity, obedience, politics, race relations, advertising, war, interpersonal attraction, and the power of religious cults.
  

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User Review  - Borja Díaz - Goodreads

A easy to read book on social psychology that provides scientific research through humor and examples. It's a true eye opener to learn that probabilistically you will react to scenarios differently than how you actually react to them. This book will make you auto-evaluate yourself. Read full review

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User Review  - Kenny Bell - Goodreads

This book has truly effected the way I deal with every day situations. Although this book was very dense, Elliot Aronson writes simplistically. The most revolutionary thing I take from this book that ... Read full review

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Contents

Wrote This Book
11
Mass Communication Propaganda and Persuasion
47
Social Cognition
93
SelfJustification
143
Human Aggression
201
Prejudice
241
Liking Loving and Interpersonal Sensitivity
289
Social Psychology as a Science
329
Glossary
349
Name Index
409
Subject Index
423
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