Principles of Social Psychology (1st International Edition) – Adaptation for UBC PSYC 308A

The first International edition of this textbook provides students with an introduction to the basic concepts and principles of social psychology from an interactionist perspective. The presentation of classic studies and theories are balanced with insights from cutting-edge, contemporary research. An emphasis on real world examples and applications is intended to guide students to critically analyze their situations and social interactions in order to put their knowledge to effective use. Helping students organize their thinking about social psychology at a conceptual level. UBC Psych 308A adaptations include removing the section on leadership, condensing and merging the chapters on competition and cooperation into the chapter on working groups. Numerous key vocabulary terms (along with their accompanying sections) were removed.