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Social Psychology: A Modular Course

Series Editor: Miles Hewstone

Social Psychology: A Modular Course, edited by Miles Hewstone, aims to provide undergraduates with stimulating, readable, affordable, and brief texts by leading experts committed to presenting a fair and accurate view of the work in each field, sharing their enthusiasm with students, and presenting their work in an approachable way.

Together with three other modular series, these texts will cover all the major topics studied at undergraduate level in psychology. The companion series are: Clinical Psychology, edited by Chris R. Brewin; Developmental Psychology, edited by Peter Bryant; and Cognitive Psychology, edited by Gerry Altmann and Susan E. Gathercole.

The series will appeal to those who want to go deeper into the subject than the traditional textbook will allow, and base their examination answers, research, projects, assignments, or practical decisions on a clearer and more rounded appreciation of the research evidence.

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  1. The Social Psychology of Aggression

    2nd Edition

    By Barbara Krahé

    Series: Social Psychology: A Modular Course

    The second edition of this textbook provides a thoroughly revised, updated and expanded overview of social psychological research on aggression. The first part of the book covers the definition and measurement of aggression, presents major theories and examines the development of aggression. It...

    Published January 22nd 2013 by Psychology Press

  2. Group Performance

    By Bernard A. Nijstad

    Series: Social Psychology: A Modular Course

    People interact and perform in group settings in all areas of life. Organizations and businesses are increasingly structuring work around groups and teams. Every day, we work in groups such as families, friendship groups, societies and sports teams, to make decisions and plans, solve problems,...

    Published June 23rd 2009 by Psychology Press

  3. Social Cognition

    How Individuals Construct Social Reality

    By Rainer Greifeneder, Herbert Bless, Klaus Fiedler, Fritz Strack

    Series: Social Psychology: A Modular Course

    How do people think about the world? How do individuals make sense of their complex social environment? What are the underlying mechanisms that determine our understanding of the social world? Social cognition - the study of the specific cognitive processes that are involved when we think about...

    Published November 18th 2003 by Psychology Press

  4. Prosocial Behaviour

    By Hans-Werner Bierhoff

    Series: Social Psychology: A Modular Course

    How can social bonds in society be strengthened? How do we learn and develop prosocial behaviour? This comprehensive textbook provides up-to-date coverage of the social phenomenon of prosocial behaviour, incorporating all the major developments in the fields of developmental and social psychology....

    Published August 29th 2002 by Psychology Press

  5. Attitudes and Attitude Change

    By Gerd Bohner, Michaela Wanke

    Series: Social Psychology: A Modular Course

    Attitudes - cognitive representations of our evaluation of ourselves, other people, things, actions, events, ideas - and attitude change have been a central concern in social psychology since the discipline began. People can - and do - have attitudes on an infinite range of things but what are...

    Published February 21st 2002 by Psychology Press

  6. Attribution

    An Introduction to Theories, Research and Applications

    By Friedrich Försterling

    Series: Social Psychology: A Modular Course

    Attribution concerns the scientific study of naive theories and common-sense explanations. This text provides a thorough and up-to-date introduction to the field, combining comprehensive coverage of the fundamental theoretical ideas and most significant research with an overview of more recent...

    Published July 19th 2001 by Psychology Press

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Attitudes and Attitude Change, 2nd Edition
    By Tobias Vogel, Michaela Wanke, Gerd Bohner
    To Be Published April 14th 2015

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