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Mastering Social Psychology

3.62  ·  Rating details ·  37 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
'The Essentials of Social Psychology' shows how the findings of social psychology have reversed or refined common sense ideas. For example: Can we be scared into changing our attitudes? Do opposites attract?
Paperback, 363 pages
Published November 13th 2006 by Allyn & Bacon (first published October 1st 2006)
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Jade
Jul 19, 2012 rated it liked it
Mastering Social Psychology is a good introductory book on social psychology, which may make its title of ‘mastering’ it a bit misleading. It gives a pretty good overview of the field, provides fine case studies, and breaches all topics needed in order to understand just what social psychology is and what it all includes. It’s definitely a solid textbook for beginners, and quite easy to get into.

It covers the general field of social psychology, social cognition, social perception, attitudes, the
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Jillian
I was assigned Mastering Social Psychology for the community college class I'm teaching. I'm not overly impressed, but it's certainly not a bad or unworkable text. It's very clear and organized (though I think some sections could be reordered to cut down on repetition), and it includes pretty much everything you'd expect in a survey of Social Psychology. The major familiar studies are all there along with some some interesting recent research. But I disagreed with some of their interpretations o ...more
Scott Whitney
Jul 11, 2012 rated it really liked it
I have enjoyed this class and the discussions which the material in the book has initiated. I also like the layout of the book and the way the material is presented. It is easy for a beginning psychology student to understand.
Rita
Aug 14, 2012 rated it it was amazing
what i've read so far is good.
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Dec 06, 2013 rated it liked it
3.5 Overall not a bad textbook.
Brandon Cahall
a high school level text
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