Robert Baron and Donn Byrne's text sets the standard for the social psychology course-and continues to offer the most up-to-date research and fresh insights to help students take social psychology out of the classroom and apply it to their lives. Nyla Branscombe recently joined the renowned author team, bringing her expertise in areas such as prejudice, the self, group processes, and gender. Now this best-selling text is available in a briefer paperback format for those who prefer not to cover topics in as much detail. The popular student-interest and helpful study features from the comprehensive version are also included in this new format. "The Science of Social Psychology: Making Sense of Common Sense" sections show how the findings of social psychology have reversed or refined some common sense ideas. "Ideas to Take with You-and Use!" sectionsat the end of every chapter highlight important concepts that are relevant to students' daily lives. "Connections" tables at the end of every chapter help explain the relationships between topics in the field of social psychology. "Critical Thinking" questions follow the "Connections" tables. "Key Points" at the end of every major section help students review what theyhave read. "Key terms" are bolded within the text to help students find definitions. "Summary and Review of Key Points" sections at the end of chapters help students assess what they have read.Robert A. Baron is the author of 'Mastering Social Psychology', published 2006 under ISBN 9780205495894 and ISBN 0205495893.