The Person And The Situation : Perspectives of Social Psychology (Paperback)

Author: Ross, Lee

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How does the situation we''re in influence the way we behave and think? Professors Ross and Nisbett eloquently argue that the context we find ourselves in substantially affects our behavior in this timely reissue of one of social psychology''s classic textbooks. With a new foreword by Malcolm Gladwell, author of The Tipping Point.


Publisher Natl Book Network
Mfg Part# 9781905177448
SKU 218674786
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1905177445
Release Date 8/13/2012
Dimensions (in Inches) 9H x 6.25L x 0.75T
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Malcolm Gladwell
In his Acknowledgments to THE TIPPING POINT, Malcolm Gladwell tells how he got his dream job at the New Yorker magazine: a freelancer, he wrote a piece (which he later expanded to THE TIPPING POINT) and the editor at the time, Tina Brown, hired him "to my surprise and delight." At the New Yorker he is obligated to produce 40-50,000 words per year, he has said on his website, but he is free to write "about everything under the sun." Gladwell's two books, THE TIPPING POINT and BLINK spent many weeks on the New York Times hardcover and paperback best seller lists--sometimes appearing simultaneously. His engaging forays into pop culture and everyday life are revealing keyholes into how we live today, and since he is a good explainer he just makes things more interesting than they usually appear. Gladwell has a history degree from Trinity College, University of Toronto, and he spent years working for the Washington Post.
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