Gain a broad yet thorough understanding of Social Psychology, exploring both classic and contemporary theory, concepts, issues and research.
This trusted, market-leading text offers the most comprehensive coverage of Social Psychology in the market and is an essential resource whether you are studying, teaching or researching this fascinating subject.
Now in its ninth edition, Hogg & Vaughan's Social Psychology provides in-depth scientific coverage of social psychological theory and research. It places social psychology in a contemporary, real-world context and explores new, cutting-edge research as well as bringing classic theories to life.
A key strength of the text is its unique global approach, combining UK, European and North American perspectives. Highly visual and rich with interesting examples and innovative learning features, the book is lively and engaging and encourages you to apply concepts to your own life and understand social issues within the wider world.
- Thoroughly updated to reflect important advances in the field, including discussion of and reference to COVID-19, populism, global warming and the climate crisis throughout the book
- New material describing the 2010s reproducibility and replication crisis in social psychology, and the Open Science Movement
- A wealth of in-chapter features, including research highlights, sections focusing on 'Your Life', broader global issues in 'Our World' and sections on literature, film and TV, help you gain a deeper and applied understanding of concepts and issues
- Richly illustrated with photos and diagrams to help bring social psychology alive
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Michael Hogg received his BSc from the University of Birmingham and his PhD from the University of Bristol and is currently Professor of Social Psychology and Chair of the Social Psychology Program at Claremont Graduate University in Los Angeles, and an Honorary Professor of Social Psychology at the University of Kent. A former President of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology, he has also been a Professor at Bristol University, Princeton University, the University of Melbourne and the University of Queensland, and a Visiting Fellow at Sapienza Università di Roma.
Graham Vaughan, a former Professor of Psychology and Chair of Department at the University of Auckland, has been a Fulbright Fellow and Visiting Professor at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, a Visiting Lecturer and Ford Foundation Fellow at the University of Bristol, a Visiting Professor at Princeton University, a Visiting Directeur d'Etudes at the Maison des Science de l'Homme, Paris, a Visiting Senior Fellow at the National University of Singapore, a Visiting Fellow at the University of Queensland and a Visiting Fellow at Churchill College, Cambridge.
About the authors
1 Introducing social psychology
2 Social cognition and social thinking
3 Attribution and social explanation
4 Self and identity
6 Persuasion and attitude change
7 Social influence
8 People in groups
9 Leadership and group decision-making
10 Prejudice and discrimination
11 Intergroup behaviour
13 Prosocial behaviour
14 Attraction and close relationships
15 Language and communication