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The social animal

Author: Elliot Aronson; Joshua Aronson
Publisher: New York : Worth Publishers, Macmillan Learning, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Twelfth editionView all editions and formats
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'The Social Animal' offers an introduction to modern social psychology. Elliot Aronson probes the patterns and motives of human behavior, covering topics as diverse as conformity, obedience, politics, and advertising.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elliot Aronson; Joshua Aronson
ISBN: 9781464144189 1464144184
OCLC Number: 1031336073
Description: xiv, 464 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: What is social psychology? --
Social cognition --
Self-justification --
Conformity --
Mass communication, propaganda, and persuasion --
Human aggression --
Prejudice --
Liking, loving, and connecting --
Social psychology as a science.
Responsibility: Elliot Aronson with Joshua Aronson.

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