Myers' Exploring Social Psychology, 7th Edition Preface PART ONE Introducing Social Psychology MODULE 1Doing Social Psychology MODULE 2 Did You Know It All Along? PART TWO Social Thinking MODULE 3 Self-Concept: Who Am I? MODULE 4 Self-Serving Bias MODULE 5 The Power of Positive Thinking MODULE 6 The Fundamental Attribution Error MODULE 7 The Powers and Perils of Intuition MODULE 8 Reasons for Unreason MODULE 9 Behavior and Belief MODULE 10 Clinical Intuition MODULE 11Clinical Therapy: The Powers of Social Cognition PART THREE Social Influence MODULE 12Human Nature and Cultural Diversity MODULE 13Gender, Genes, and Culture MODULE 14How Nice People Get Corrupted MODULE 15Two Routes to Persuasion MODULE 16Indoctrination and Inoculation MODULE 17The Mere Presence of Others MODULE 18Many Hands Make Diminished Responsibility MODULE 19Doing Together What We Would Not Do Alone MODULE 20How Do Groups Intensify Decisions? MODULE 21Power to the Person PART FOUR Social Relations MODULE 22The Reach of Prejudice MODULE 23The Roots of Prejudice MODULE 24The Nature and Nurture of Aggression MODULE 25Does the Media Influence Social Behavior? MODULE 26Who Likes Whom? MODULE 27The Ups and Downs of Love MODULE 28Causes of Conflict MODULE 29Blessed Are the Peacemakers MODULE 30When Do People Help? MODULE 31Social Psychology and the Sustainable Future References Credits Name Index Subject Index
David Myers is the John Dirk Werkman Professor of Psychology at Hope College where he has taught for the past 30 years. David Myers' love of teaching psychology has been rewarded by students on many occasions with numerous "Outstanding Professor" awards. An award-winning researcher, Dr. Myers received the Gordon Allport Prize from Division 9 of the American Psychological Association for his work on group polarization. His scientific articles have appeared in more than two dozen journals, including Science, American Scientist, Psychological Bulletin, and Psychological Science. He has served his discipline as consulting editor to the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology and the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.