Welcome to the Companion Site!
This site is intended to enhance your use of Applied Social Psychology, Third Edition by Jamie A. Gruman, Frank W. Schneider and Larry M. Coutts. Please note that all the materials on this site are especially geared toward maximizing your understanding of the material.
This student-friendly introduction to the field focuses on understanding social and practical problems and developing intervention strategies to address them. Offering a balance of theory, research, and application, the updated Third Edition includes the latest research, as well as new, detailed examples of qualitative research throughout. The book begins with separate chapters that define the field, examine social psychological theory, review research methods, and consider the design and evaluation of interventions. Subsequent content chapters focus on the application of social psychological theory and knowledge to such areas as counseling, sports, media, health, education, organizations, criminal justice, community, environment, and diversity.
We gratefully acknowledge Jamie A. Gruman for reviewing the assets on this site. Special thanks are also due to Claudia Barned of for creating the ancillaries on this site