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Social Psychology: Revisiting the Classic Studies
Social Psychology: Revisiting the Classic Studies is brought together by some of the world's leading voices in this rich and historically significant sub-field of psychology. Since the end of the second world war, numerous studies have entered the canon of what we now understand to be 'classical', from Milgram's 'shocking' obedience study, to Latane and Darley's bystander ...more
Paperback, 217 pages
Published July 6th 2012 by Sage Publications Ltd
(first published June 22nd 2012)
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Fantastic review of a handful of classic studies alongside of a (perhaps overly brief) update of the current state of the literature. The authors also do a great job detailing some of the issues with the classic studies and how they have been addressed (often by the authors) over the years. Very well written and should be a great intro for new social psych students (and perhaps even more developed social psych students who - for whatever reason - may not be entirely familiar with these studies).