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Chapter 1 - The Mission and the Method A Brief History of Social Psychology What Do Social Psychologists Do? Social Psychology’s Place in the World Why People Study Social Psychology How Do Social Psychologists Answer Their Own Questions? How Much of Social Psychology is True? (Boxes video)
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The Mission and the Method Is it possible for human beings to live in peace? How does the situation influence our behavior? Can social psychology help us to understand the complexity of human behavior?
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A Brief History of Social Psychology Earliest Social Psychology Experiments Norman Triplett, 1897-1898 (social facilitation in sports) Max Ringelmann, 1880s (group effort) Introduction of Textbooks -1908 Edward Ross (sociologist) William McDougall (psychologist)
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A Brief History of Social Psychology Influences in Early 20 th Century Gordon Allport (Attitudes) Kurt Lewin (Situation) Influences in 1950s and 1960s Behaviorism (Conditioning) Freudian psychoanalysis (Unconscious) Social Psychology as a Science
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Social Psychology: It’s All Around You QuickTimeª and a Sorenson Video 3 decompressor are needed to see this picture.
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Contemporary Themes in Social Psychology
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