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  - Sid - Goodreads

Social Psychology is a really captivating topic, and as a primer this book was great. The author sure seems to know what he is writing about, giving examples and case studies from findings. But along ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dinesh - Goodreads

This has made me rethink many things which I thought were obvious. Now I can better understand a may situations, thanks to this book. Read full review

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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