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Social Psychology in Action by Kai Sassenberg (Editor); Michael L. W. Vliek (Editor)
Publication Date: 2019-07-16
Brings together leading scientists to illustrate how key theories and concepts in social psychology help to predict and explain behavior, and can be successfully applied to benefit social and practical problems. It focuses on robust theories and models known for their successful applications and covers a diverse range of settings--spanning classroom interventions, health behavior, financial decision making, climate change and much more. Each chapter comprises of a theoretical section to define the key concepts and summarize the theory, providing evidence for its reliability and limitations from basic research, as well as an application section that summarizes research in an applied context and provides details about a particular study including the respective application setting.
APA Handbook of Personality and Social Psychology (4 vols.) by Mario Mikulincer; Phillip R. Shaver; American Psychological Association Staff (Contribution by)
Publication Date: 2015
This four-volume handbook summarizes the current state of knowledge on major topics within the fields of personality and social psychology. Volume 1 focuses on attitudes and social cognition, describing the two main directions in which this domain has moved over the past quarter century. Volumes 2 and 3 provide a broad framework to guide theorizing and research with respect to group processes and interpersonal relations in social psychology. Volume 4 contains sections on personality processes and individual differences as well as sections on more holistic approaches, such as The Person in Context and The Person as a Whole.
Social Psychology by John D. DeLamater; Daniel J. Myers; Jessica L. Collett
Publication Date: 2014-07-08
Grounded in the latest contemporary research, the book explains the methods in which social psychologists investigate human behavior in a social context and the theoretical perspectives that ground the discipline. With hundreds of real-world examples, figures, tables, and photographs, the text explores such topics as self, attitudes, social influence, emotions, interpersonal attraction and relationships, collective behavior, and personality.