Have you ever wondered why some people are attracted to each other?
Or why some of your friends are more open to persuasion than
others? Perhaps you've always wanted to know how to tell if someone
is lying to you? Social Psychology is a dynamic new textbook that
captures the vitality of the discipline and its relevance to
everyday life, helping you to answer questions such as these. With
its distinctive coverage of classic concepts as well as emerging
areas, this is the definitive introduction to social psychology.
Furthermore, innovative feature boxes and fascinating real-life
examples will help you develop a range of skills that will be
relevant to your future career. Social Psychology: * takes an
inclusive and open-minded look at key topics, incorporating a range
of different viewpoints that are essential to understanding the
discipline in the 21st century * is written with a broad
international perspective, covering classic and contemporary
research from all parts of the world * includes a variety of novel
and lively features, including: 'blind spots in social psychology',
'student project' features, and 'try it yourself' exercises *
provides a chapter dedicated to the lessons and skills that can be
learned from the study of social psychology and how you can apply
these to your future studies and career. Social Psychology comes
with a companion website at
www.palgrave.com/psychology/suttondouglas where students and
lecturers can find a host of high-quality supporting materials.