Historical social psychology

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Published by L. Erlbaum Assoc. in Hillsdale, N.J .

Written in English

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  • Social psychology -- Philosophy.,
  • Social psychology -- Methodology.,
  • Statics and dynamics (Social sciences)

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Includes bibliographies and indexes.

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Statementedited by Kenneth J. Gergen and Mary M. Gergen.
ContributionsGergen, Kenneth J., Gergen, Mary M.
LC ClassificationsHM251 .H575 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 409 p. :
Number of Pages409
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3182763M
ISBN 100898593492
LC Control Number83025475

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Social psychology is a branch of psychology that studies cognitive, affective, and behavioral processes of individuals as influenced by their group membership and interactions, and other factors that affect social life, such as social status, role, and social class.

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While social psychology tends to be an academic field, the research that social psychologists perform can and does have a powerful influence on our understanding of various aspects of mental health and wellbeing.

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Historical social psychology book Description. The vast majority of research in social psychology focuses on momentary events: an attitude is changed, dissonance is reduced, a cognition is primed, and so on.

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This textbook is based on a critical thinking approach, and its aim is to get students thinking actively and conceptually – with a greater focus on the forest /5(13). In social psychology, attitude is defined as learned, global evaluations of a person, object, place, or issue that influence thought and action.

[page needed] In simpler terms, attitudes are basic expressions of approval and disapproval, favorability and unfavorability, or, as Bem () suggests, likes and dislikes (e.g.

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An analysis of theory and research in social psychology reveals that while methods of research are scientific in character, theories of social behavior are primarily reflections of contemporary history. The dissemination of psychological knowledge.

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GUSTAV JAHODAis Emeritus Professor of Psychology at the University of Strathclyde. He has published more than jour-nal articles and is the author of The Psychology of SuperstitionCited by: – Edwin Boring published A History of Experimental Psychology, pioneering the history of psychology.

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