Encyclopedia of Social Psychology

Roy Baumeister,

Encyclopedia of Social Psychology
"The set offers clear descriptions of commonly used and sometimes misunderstood terms, e.g., cultural differences, authoritarian personality, and neuroticism. The field has expanded since publication of The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social Psychology, ed. by A. Manstead and M. Hewstone et al. (CH, Jan ′96, 33-2457), and this work is a valuable response to that. Summing Up: Recommended. All levels."

Encyclopedia of Social Psychology

Key Features  
  • Provides background to each concept, explains what researchers are now doing with it, and discusses where it stands in relation to other concepts in the field
  • Translates jargon into plain, clear, everyday language rather than speaking in the secret language of the discipline
  • Offers contributions from prominent, well-respected researchers extending over the many subfields of social psychology that collectively have a truly amazing span of expertise
Key Themes
  • Action Control
  • Antisocial Behaviors
  • Attitude
  • Culture
  • Emotions
  • Evolution
  • Groups
  • Health
  • History
  • Influence
  • Interpersonal Relationships
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Methods
  • Personality
  • Prejudice
  • Problem Behaviors
  • Prosocial Behaviors
  • Self
  • Social Cognition
  • Subdisciplines

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