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Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Social Psychology

selected, edited and with introductions by Jason A. Nier
Format
Book
Published
New York, NY : McGraw-Hill, [2013]
Edition
4th ed
Language
English
Variant Title
Clashing views in social psychology
Series
Taking Sides Series
Contemporary Learning Series
Taking Sides
McGraw-Hill Contemporary Learning Series
ISBN
9780078050367, 0078050367
Contents
  • Is deception of human participants ethical?
  • Should social psychologists try to solve social problems?
  • Can experimental social psychology and social constructionism coexist?
  • Are our social perceptions often inaccurate?
  • Does cognitive dissonance explain why behavior can change attitudes?
  • Are self-esteem improvement programs misguided?
  • Is the millennial generation more narcissistic than other generations?
  • Can people accurately detect lies?
  • Should research from social cognitive neuroscience be used to inform public policy?
  • Do positive illusions lead to healthy behavior?
  • Do Milgram's obedience experiments help explain the nature of the Holocaust?
  • Is it possible to truly replicate Mildram's obedience experiments?
  • Does the Stanford prison experiment help explain the effects of imprisonment?
  • Is subliminal persuasion a myth?
  • Can people really be brainwashed?
  • Is stereotyping inevitable?
  • Does the Implicit Association Test (IAT) measure racial prejudice?
  • Can stereotypes lead to accurate perceptions of others?
  • Does true altruism exist?
  • Does media violence cause aggression?
Description
xxviii, 478 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
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