Book Title: Principles of Social Psychology

Book Description: This course is designed to provide an engaging and personally relevant overview of the discipline of Social Psychology. In this course you will examine the concepts, issues, theories, and research that comprise the study of human social behavior. You - the student - will provide much of the substantive content and teaching presence in this course. Together we will help one another organize our thinking about social psychology at a conceptual level.

License:
Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial ShareAlike

Contents

Book Information

Book Description

The first International edition of this textbook provides students with an introduction to the basic concepts and principles of social psychology from an interactionist perspective. The presentation of classic studies and theories are balanced with insights from cutting-edge, contemporary research. An emphasis on real world examples and applications is intended to guide students to critically analyze their situations and social interactions in order to put their knowledge to effective use.

Authors

License

Icon for the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License

Principles of Social Psychology by Dr. Rajiv Jhangiani and Dr. Hammond Tarry is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

Metadata

Title
Principles of Social Psychology
License

Icon for the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License

Principles of Social Psychology by Dr. Rajiv Jhangiani and Dr. Hammond Tarry is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

Unless otherwise noted, Principles of Social Psychology is (c) 2011 Charles Stangor. The textbook content was produced by Charles Stangor and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License, except for the following additions, which are (c)2014 Dr. Rajiv Jhangiani and (c)2014 Dr. Hammond Tarry and are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

  • Inclusion of new research and theoretical developments.
  • Updated the chapter opening anecdotes and real world examples to make them more relevant for contemporary students.
  • Changed examples, references, and statistics to reflect a more international context.
  • Added overviews of some concepts, theories, and key studies not included in the original edition.
  • Added a list of learning objectives at the start of each chapter.
  • Added a glossary of key terms at the end of the textbook as a quick-reference for students.

In addition, the following changes were made but retain the original Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License:

  • Merging the separate chapters on “Social Learning” and “Social Affect” to create a single “Social Cognition” chapter.

Cover Image: The Party People, as reflected by The Gherkin’s roof by James Cridland used under CC-BY license.

Publication Date
September 26, 2014