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Social Psychology Hardcover

ISBN-13: 978-0393978759 ISBN-10: 0393978753 Edition: 0th

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 720 pages
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company (December 9, 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0393978753
  • ISBN-13: 978-0393978759
  • Product Dimensions: 11.3 x 8.7 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.7 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #891,299 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Thomas Gilovich is Professor of Psychology and Co-Director of the Center for Behavioral Economics and Decision Research at Cornell University. He has taught social psychology for 30 years and is the recipient of the Russell Distinguished Teaching Award at Cornell. His research focuses on how people evaluate the evidence of their everyday experience to make judgments, form beliefs, and decide on courses of action. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a fellow of the American Psychological Society, the American Psychological Association, the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, the Society of Experimental Social Psychology, and the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry.

Dacher Keltner is Professor of Psychology and the Director of the Greater Good Science Center at the University of California, Berkeley. He has taught social psychology for the past 18 years and is the recipient of the Distinguished Teaching Award for Letters and Sciences. His research focuses on the prosocial emotions (such as love, sympathy, and gratitude), morality, and power. Other awards include the Western Psychological Association’s award for outstanding contribution to research, the Positive Psychology Prize for excellence in research, and the Distinguished Mentoring Award at UC Berkeley. He is a fellow of the American Psychological Association, the American Psychological Society, and the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. In 2008, the Utne Reader listed Dacher as one of the 50 visionaries changing the world.

Richard E. Nisbett is Theodore M. Newcomb Distinguished University Professor of Psychology at the University of Michigan and Research Professor at Michigan’s Institute for Social Research. He has taught courses in social psychology, cultural psychology, cognitive psychology, and evolutionary psychology. His research focuses on how people from different cultures think, perceive, feel, and act in different ways. He is the recipient of the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award of the American Psychological Association and the William James Fellow Award of the American Psychological Society and is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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13 of 19 people found the following review helpful By M. Connors on May 9, 2008
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Well-written with bits of humor sprinkled throughout that make readings go by quickly. Enjoyable, thorough, and interesting!
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By janeen on February 25, 2014
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I would recommend this book to anyone taking a social psychology class. It is a great book and in great condition.
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By Denise on March 1, 2013
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I wouldn't have purchased it if I didn't need it, but I needed it for my class and so far it is an interesting textbook.
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I had to buy this book for my Social Psychology class and I'm definitely going to keep it. I love learning about psychology, but this is one of my favorite psychology books! It definitely keeps you interested.
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