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Problems in social psychology

Carl W. Backman

Problems in social psychology

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by Carl W. Backman

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social psychology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementedited by Carl W. Backman and Paul F. Secord.
    ContributionsSecord, Paul F., joint ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM251 .B22
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 481 p.
    Number of Pages481
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5985120M
    LC Control Number66014802
    OCLC/WorldCa254970

    More focus on applied evolutionary psychology ; Social network analysis and social media as research tools. This is a highly practical text, which can be used by introductory and advanced level students who want to learn how to analyze practical problems and develop solutions based upon social psychological theory and research. For example, you might start by deciding that you want to write a paper on some sort of social psychology topic. Next, you might narrow your focus down to how persuasion can be used to influence behavior. Other social psychology topics you might consider include: Prejudice and discrimination (i.e., homophobia, sexism, racism) Social cognition.

    Psychologyis designed to meet the scope and sequence for the single-semester introduction to psychology course. For many students, this may be their only college-level psychology course. As such, this textbook provides an important opportunity for students to learn the core concepts of psychology and understand how those concepts apply to their lives.4/5(27). This important book brings the two perspectives together. The authors take a theory in psychology, social identity, and show how it can help us understand social determinants of health. More, it illustrates how social identity can underpin the protective effects of social connections and empowerment.’ - Sir Michael Marmot, Author of The.

    The science of social psychology investigates the ways other people affect our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. It is an exciting field of study because it is so familiar and relevant to our day-to-day lives. Social psychologists study a wi Social psychologists are interested in the ways that other people affect thought, emotion, and behavior.   Question 8. In terms of helping solve an important social problem such as crime, which branch of psychology do you think is most suitable. Identify the field and discuss the concerns of the psychologists working in this field. Answer: The branch of social psychology is the most suitable for solving problems like crime.


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