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Social Psychology, 4/e

Stephen L. Franzoi, Marquette University

ISBN: 0072967471
Copyright year: 2006

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Chapter 1: Introducing Social Psychology

• New chapter-opening story • Expanded section on the social cognitive perspective • Expanded section on the evolutionary perspective • Expanded section on the social neuroscience perspective

Chapter 2: Research Methods in Social Psychology

• Expanded coverage of the steps in the research process • Expanded coverage of survey research • New section on emerging technologies, including virtual environments, the Internet, and brain imaging

Chapter 3: The Self

• Completely rewritten and reorganized chapter • New chapter-opening story • New sections on the neurological basis of self-awareness and self-regulation • Expanded coverage of private self-consciousness effects • New research and expanded coverage on how culture shapes self-concept • Expanded coverage of how bicultural individuals negotiate competing cultural expectations • New section on self-esteem development and stability • New section on how self-esteem affects responses to positive and negative events • New discussion of implicit versus explicit self-esteem • New Featured Study on adaptive self-regulation

Chapter 4: Self-Presentation and Person Perception

• New chapter-opening story • New discussion on automatic versus consciously controlled self-presentations • New section on nonconscious mimicry • New section on how culture, gender, and personality factors shape expression and perception of nonverbal behavior • Revamped section on personality impressions • Inclusion of Gustav Ichheiser's early contributions to attribution theory • New section on effortful versus effortless attributions and pragmatic accuracy in person perception • New Featured Study on the multiple audience problem in maintaining lies

Chapter 5: Thinking About Our Social World

• Completely rewritten and reorganized chapter • New section on serial versus sequential information processing • New section on implicit versus explicit cognition • New section on thought suppression • New sections on how schemas shape social thinking • Expanded discussion of heuristics • Expanded discussion of the confirmation bias and the just-world belief • Expanded Applications discussion of how we explain negative events in our lives

Chapter 6: Attitudes

• Expanded discussion of implicit attitudes • New theory and research on how values shape attitudes and behavior • New research on the neurological basis of attitudes • New research on how body movements may unconsciously shape attitudes • New Featured Study on group membership and assumed attitude similarity

Chapter 7: Persuasion

• New chapter-opening story • New research on the sleeper effect • New research on how fear and humor affect persuasion • New research on age and life-stage effects on persuasion • New section on attempting to resist persuasion • New Featured Study on subliminal priming and persuasion • Expanded Applications discussion of new research on subliminal persuasion

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Chapter 8: Prejudice And DiscriminatioN

• Completely rewritten and reorganized chapter • New chapter-opening story • Updated definition of prejudice and new section on three basic forms of prejudice • New research on the neurological correlates of prejudice • New section on stigma and prejudice • New section on weight prejudice • Completely revised sections on stereotyping and prejudice • New research on race-based cues and prejudice • New research on authoritarianism and prejudice • New section on a dual process model of personality-influenced prejudice • New research on sexual harrassment • New research on the contact hypothesis • New Featured Study on intergroup contact, friendship, and prejudice reduction • Expanded Applications discussion of reducing intergroup conflict and promoting academic achievement in schools

Chapter 9: Social Influence

• New chapter-opening story • New section on social power • New section on the automatic activation of social norms • New research on the neurological correlates with conformity • New research on minority influence

Chapter 10: Group Behavior

• New discussion of brain evolution and optimum group size • Expanded discussion of the temporal model of group membership • Expanded discussion of social loafing • New research on Internet use and deindividuation • Expanded discussion of social dilemmas, including the prisoner's dilemma • New Featured Study on group decision rules in civil juries

Chapter 11: Interpersonal Attraction

• New chapter-opening story • Expanded coverage of evolutionary and neurological explanations for affiliation desires • Expanded coverage of culture and affiliation desires • New research on Internet use and the mere exposure effect • New section on anxiety and affiliation in the aftermath of a national disaster • New research on the physical attractiveness stereotype • New research on physical attractiveness standards and body esteem effects • New research on possible cultural shifts in physical attractiveness standards in mate selection • New Featured Study on the alleviation of speech anxiety

Chapter 12: Intimate Relationships

• Updated and expanded coverage of attachment styles and intimacy • New research on gender differences in friendships • New research on the neurological correlates of romantic love • Expanded discussion of evolutionary and sociocultural explanations of romantic love • New section on how self-esteem influences romantic love • New section on how romantic partners “read” each other • New Featured Study on mate poaching • Expanded Applications discussion on coping with jealousy

Chapter 13: Aggression

• New research on personality and aggression • Expanded coverage of collective aggression • Expanded coverage of the evolutionary and biological influences on aggression • New research on the weapons effect

• New discussion of the influence of violent muic videos and video games on aggression • New Featured Study on sexually aggressive men's cognitive associations about women, sex, hostility, and power

Chapter 14: Prosocial Behavior

• New research on culture and helping • New research on diffusion of responsibility and helping on the Internet • New Featured Study on how imagining the presence of others can induce the bystander effect

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