Social psychology (psychology)/Textbook

This unit uses a popular textbook by Baumeister and Bushman (2008) which has some useful accompanying electronic resources. The book offers a "self" perspective on "social psychology".

Reference edit

Baumeister, R. F., & Bushman, B. J. (2008). Social psychology and human nature (1st ed.) Belmont, CA: Thomson Wadsworth. More info about how to access (ucspace)

Future edit

Wikibooks has a book on the topic of Social Psychology.

Ideally, a free and open textbook would be used. There is a good start on Wikibooks, but it still needs considerable development.

Table of contents edit

  1. The Mission and the Method
  2. Culture and Nature
  3. The Self
  4. Behavior Control: The Self In Action
  5. Social Cognition
  6. Emotion and Affect
  7. Attitudes, Beliefs, and Consistency
  8. Prosocial Behavior: Doing What's Best for Others
  9. Aggression and Antisocial Behavior
  10. Attraction and Exclusion
  11. Close Relationships: Passion, Intimacy, and Sexuality
  12. Prejudice and Intergroup Relations
  13. Social Influence and Persuasion
  14. Groups
  • Module A: Applying Social Psychology to Consumer Behavior
  • Module B: Applying Social Psychology to Health
  • Module C: Applying Social Psychology to Law
  • Module D: Applying Social Psychology to the Environment
  • Module E: Applying Social Psychology to the Workplace