The Social Animal
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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Review: The Social AnimalUser Review - Liz Wright - Goodreads
A very well-written introduction to social psychology. My students and I enjoyed it because it was both an interesting read and written on a level that introductory students can understand. I highly suggest it for introductory social psychology courses. Read full review
Review: The Social AnimalUser Review - Saurav Das - Goodreads
At the beginning, asks, what does it mean to be a 'social animal'? And throughout the book, describes almost every effect society can have on individual persons. But at the end, inspires to understand more than that. Read full review