Social psychology

David Myers' Social Psychology continues to set the standard by which other Social Psychology texts are judged. Its renowned author’s engaging writing style and unique, intimate voice make the text compelling without being simplistic. The organization logically moves the student through the study of how people think about, influence, and relate to one another, with an appropriate balance of basic research and application. This edition features additional contemporary research, supplemented by video clips and vignettes that demonstrate social psychology's relevance



  • Chapter 1: Introducing Social Psychology

  • Chapter 2: The Self in a Social World

  • Chapter 3: Social Beliefs and Judgments

  • Chapter 4: Behavior and Attitudes

  • Chapter 5: Genes, Culture, and Gender

  • Chapter 6: Conformity

  • Chapter 7: Persuasion

  • Chapter 8: Group Influence

  • Chapter 9: Prejudice: Disliking Others

  • Chapter 10: Aggression: Hurting Others

  • Chapter 11: Attraction and Intimacy: Liking and Loving Others

  • Chapter 12: Helping

  • Chapter 13: Conflict and Peacemaking

  • Chapter 14: Social Psychology in the Clinic

  • Chapter 15: Social Psychology in Court