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Social Psychology

3.68  ·  Rating Details ·  287 Ratings  ·  17 Reviews
An attractive introductory text for undergraduates. Pedagogical features include chapter outlines, bold key terms and margin definitions, chapter summaries, and reviews of key points, plus boxes on classic studies and important figures in the field. Includes color photos and graphics. This second ed
Hardcover, 640 pages
Published July 1st 1999 by Allyn & Bacon (first published January 1st 1977)
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Ridhima
May 07, 2011 Ridhima rated it it was amazing
Shelves: philosophy
Finally.. after breeding a long fascination for the subject, I actually got down to study it.
Social Psychology - Scientific!? ..Can topics like Love, Aggression, Prejudice be studied scientifically!

"Isn't social psychology just common sense?"
As suggested by common sense -
"Absence makes the heart grow fonder" Or "Out of sight, out of mind!"
"Two heads are better than one" Or "Too many cooks spill the broth"
"Familiarity breeds content" Or "Familiarity breeds contempt" .. How about these?!

Our exp
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Melanie Walker
May 29, 2014 Melanie Walker rated it it was amazing
Great book with splendid insights about psychology. It's especially great if you're just beginning to learn about psychology. If you already know a lot, though, skip it as it's geared toward 101 students. Fun personal stories by the authors and easy to read.
Jyotika Varmani
Feb 21, 2015 Jyotika Varmani rated it it was amazing
The best book for Social Psychology for me. Brilliantly organized and explained. The authors have taken great effort to make the subject matter very interesting. The book must be read in its entirety. I loved the glossary of definitions at the end. Very handy.
Koko Nata
One of the reference books in the subject of Social Psychology at the Faculty of Psychology University of Indonesia. Each chapter comes with example cases. It is interesting to understand the behavior of the community around us
Divya
Jun 30, 2012 Divya rated it really liked it
Shelves: psychology
Clear concepts, fine examples. book is good enough to understand the nature of social psychology.
Arnav
Sep 16, 2014 Arnav rated it it was amazing
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Excellent academic book. Even though psychology is not my field of study, it helped me understand many aspects of Marketing Management.
Annie James
Jun 09, 2017 Annie James rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Psychology textbook for bachelors paper.
Manas Gupta
Aug 11, 2013 Manas Gupta rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: psychology
Dr Baron has done it again. But this time Dr Baron is not alone. It is a concerted effort of Dr Baron and Dr Branscombe, Dr Byrne and Dr Bhardwaj. The team together has done a wonderful job in explaining concepts and theories about Social Psychology.

The book borrows its structure from Dr Baron's book on Psychology and is written in the same style: easy, comprehensible and perfectly occupying. The book has 12 chapters each explaining a different concept and does it quite convincingly. The first
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Elise
Jun 25, 2015 Elise rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
This textbook is so poorly written that the reader could have trouble even getting through the chapters without feeling frustrated. Though the information is interesting, the author provides WAY too many examples. So many so that the reader can get mixed up with what the author is explaining. There are many erroneous pictures and graphs that don't speak to the topic at hand. I've read quite a few texts in my day, and this one is by far the most poorly written. The extensive grammar errors, confu ...more
Víctor
Oct 16, 2012 Víctor rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Una excepcional introducción a la materia, gran trabajo de los autores para mantenerse al corriente con los avances de su terreno, aunque obvia mucha de la investigación actual en torno a psicología cognitiva. Fuera de eso, muy recomendable.
MAHENDRA REDDY
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Doremili
Jan 01, 2014 Doremili rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Un excelente libro de texto. aunque ya de hace años esta edicion pero todavia vigente. No solo es para quienes estudian carreras afines sino que culturalmente sirve para todos.
Nicky
Jun 11, 2011 Nicky rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: nonfiction
Some of the definitions in this book were a little unclear, which was a huge pain as this was the prescribed text for my Social Psychology unit.
Muadz Hafidzuddin
Nov 16, 2016 Muadz Hafidzuddin rated it really liked it
this book is very inspiring...!!!
Mwylie
Jul 29, 2011 Mwylie rated it it was amazing
Amazing. Turned me onto social psychology.
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