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PY3102: Social Psychology Guide: Subject Basics

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Social psychology, 2nd Australian and New Zealand edition

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Social Psychology, 2e connects social psychology theories, research methods and basic findings to the real world, with a focus on current events. Each chapter covers culture and diversity, and topics that are regionally relevant such as: Indigenous viewpoints; environmental psychology and conservation; community psychology; gender identity; and attraction and close relationships (including same-sex marriage in different cultures, gendered behaviours when dating, and updated data on online dating).

Readings about the social animal

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Exploring the most important ideas in social psychology, this collection of classic and contemporary readings includes accounts of specific experimental findings as well as more general articles summarizing studies on such topics as attraction and aggression.

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Social Psychology Network

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