Social Psychology and Human Nature; Brief Version (4th Edition) – Test Bank


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You are a part of a social world on a planet that is home to about 7 billion people. This social world is filled with paradox; mystery; suspense; and outright absurdity. Explore how social psychology can help you make sense of your own social world with this intriguing and accessible ebook. Baumeister and Bushman’s Social Psychology And Human Nature; Brief Version; 4th Edition can help students comprehend one of the most interesting topics of all — the sometimes baffling and bizarre but always fascinating diversity of human behavior; and how and why people act the way they do.

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Roy F. Baumeister, Brad J. Bushman


Cengage Learning; 4th edition











Table of contents

Table of contents :
About the Authors
Brief Contents
Ch 1: The Mission & the Method
A Brief History of Social Psychology
What Do Social Psychologists Do?
Social Psychology’s Place in the World
Why People Study Social Psychology
How Do Social Psychologists Answer Their Own Questions?
How Much of Social Psychology is True?
Chapter 1 Summary
Ch 2: Culture and Nature
Nature and Social Behavior
Culture and Human Social Life
Important Features of Human Social Life
Chapter 2 Summary
Ch 3: The Self
What is the Self?
Where Self-Knowledge Comes From
Self and Information Processing
Self-Esteem, Self-Deception, and Positive Illusions
Chapter 3 Summary
Ch 4: Choices and Actions: The Self in Control
What You Do, and What It Means
Freedom of Action
Goals, Plans, Intentions
Self-Regulation and Habits
Irrationality and Self-Destruction
Chapter 4 Summary
Ch 5: Social Cognition
What is Social Cognition?
Attributions and Explanations: Why Did That Happen?
Heuristics: Mental Shortcuts
Flawed or Clever Thinking?
(So-Called) Errors and Biases
Are Most People Really Just Kind of Stupid?
Chapter 5 Summary
Ch 6: Emotion and Affect
What is Emotion?
Emotional Arousal
Some Important Emotions
Why Do We Have Emotions?
Group Differences in Emotion
Arousal, Attention, and Performance
Emotional Intelligence (EI or EQ)
Affect Regulation
Chapter 6 Summary
Ch 7: Attitudes, Beliefs, and Consistency
What are Attitudes and Why Do People Have Them?
How Attitudes are Formed
Do Attitudes Really Predict Behaviors?
Beliefs and Believing
Chapter 7 Summary
Ch 8: Social Influence and Persuasion
Two Types of Social Influence
Techniques of Social Influence
Resisting Social Influence Techniques
Chapter 8 Summary
Ch 9: Prosocial Behavior: Doing What’s Best for Others
Is Helping Contagious?
What is Prosocial Behavior?
Cooperation, Forgiveness, Obedience, Conformity, and Trust
Why Do People Help Others?
Who Helps Whom?
Bystander Helping in Emergencies
How Can We Increase Helping?
Chapter 9 Summary
Ch 10: Aggression & Antisocial Behavior
Defining Aggression, Violence, and Antisocial Behavior
Is Aggression Innate or Learned?
Inner Causes of Aggression
Interpersonal Causes of Aggression
External Causes of Aggression
Self and Culture
Other Antisocial Behavior
Chapter 10 Summary
Ch 11: Interpersonal Attraction and Rejection
The Need to Belong
Attraction: Who Likes Whom?
Chapter 11 Summary
Ch 12: Close Relationships: Passion, Intimacy, and Sexuality
What is Love?
Different Types of Relationships
Maintaining Relationships
Chapter 12 Summary
Ch 13: Prejudice and Intergroup Relations
ABCs of Intergroup Relationships: Prejudice, Discrimination, and Stereotypes
Common Prejudices and Targets
Why Prejudice Exists
Content of Prejudice and Stereotypes
Inner Processes
Overcoming Stereotypes, Reducing Prejudice
Impact of Prejudice on Targets
Chapter 13 Summary
Ch 14: Groups
What Groups are and Do
Groups, Roles, and Selves
Group Action
How Groups Think
Power and Leadership
Chapter 14 Summary
Name Index
Subject Index

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