This book describes contemporary social psychology and presents the theoretical concepts and research findings in social psychology. It addresses intrapsychic processes in detail and covers social interaction and group processes, as well as larger-scale phenomena.

chapter 1|29 pages

Introduction to Social Psychology

chapter 2|33 pages

Research Methods in Social Psychology

chapter 3|51 pages

Socialization Through the Life Course

chapter 4|59 pages

Self and Self-Presentation

chapter 5|27 pages


chapter 6|37 pages

Social Perception and Cognition

chapter 7|27 pages


chapter 8|39 pages

Symbolic Communication and Language

chapter 9|31 pages

Social Influence and Persuasion

chapter 10|25 pages

Altruism and Prosocial Behavior

chapter 11|29 pages


chapter 12|39 pages

Interpersonal Attraction and Relationships

chapter 13|29 pages

Understanding Groups

chapter 14|31 pages

Group Processes

chapter 15|39 pages

Social Structure and Personality

chapter 16|37 pages

Deviant Behavior and Social Reaction

chapter 17|31 pages

Collective Behavior and Social Movements