Learning Objectives

After reading this chapter you should understand:

  • The factors that determine job satisfaction, and why employers are interested in studying this
  • Embodied cognition and how our bodily actions influence our thoughts and feelings
  • The insights social psychology can offer into our health, including reducing binge drinking and AIDS/HIV transmission
  • Strategies that have been used to teach children and adults to be more tolerant of other communities, and the effectiveness of these strategies