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Published by Worth Publishers in New York .
Written in English


  • Social psychology

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"The Social Animal" offers an introduction to modern social psychology. Elliot Aronson probes the patterns and motives of human behaviour, covering topics as diverse as conformity, obedience, politics, and advertising.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [438]-485) and indexes.

StatementElliot Aronson with Joshua Aronson
ContributionsAronson, Joshua
LC ClassificationsHM1033 .A76 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 514 p. :
Number of Pages514
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25055168M
ISBN 101429233419
ISBN 109781429233415
LC Control Number2011292322

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