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Social Psychology, Fifth Edition
Sharon S. Brehm - Indiana University Bloomington
Saul M. Kassin - Williams College
Steven Fein - Williams College
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Chapter 4: Perceiving Persons

Social Psychology Megasite
This site has excellent links to other social perception sites.
http://www.socialpsychology.org

Online Social Perception Research
Look for links to online psychological research involving social perception. You may wish to participate in some of the experiments.
http://psych.hanover.edu/Research/exponnet.html

Attribution Theory
This is a comprehensive tutorial on attribution theories, including the actor-observer effect.
http://www.as.wvu.edu/~sbb/comm221/chapters/attrib.htm

Cultural Differences in Attribution
Read more about Nisbett and colleagues' research into cultural differences in attribution, including a discussion of Nisbett and Norenzayan's "fish" research discussed in the text.
http://www.nytimes.com/library/national/science/health/080800hth-behavior-culture.html

Social Perception and Attribution
This is a tutorial on the role of attribution in social perception.
http://www.nd.edu/~rwilliam/xsoc530/attribution.html

Social Factors Affecting Perception and Decision-Making
The site presents a comprehensive tutorial on how perceptions of others influence decision making, including employment decisions.
http://www.trinity.edu/~mkearl/socpsy-5.html

Choosing a Roommate
Interview a hypothetical potential roommate in an experiment that investigates impression formation.
http://cogweb.iig.uni-freiburg.de/IF/new-index.html

Nonverbal Communication Resources
This site is a gateway to all types of information and research related to nonverbal communication, with links to journals, articles, definitions, and organizations.
http://www.lib.ohio-state.edu/gateway/bib/nonverbal.html

Spot the Fake Smile
Test yourself to see how good you are at differentiating between fake smiles and real smiles based on the research of Paul Ekman.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/mind/surveys/smiles/index.shtml

What Does Body Language Tell Us?
This is an interesting guide to learning to understand the unspoken messages in a person's body language.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/h2g2/guide/A427277

The Just World
Learn more about the belief in a just world and how it influences perceptions.
http://www.units.muohio.edu/psybersite/justworld/index.shtml


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