The Basis of Human Interaction
Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology
Social cognition is an area of social psychology that has been flourishing over the past two decades. It has harnessed basic concepts from cognitive psychology and developed and refined them to explain human thinking, feeling, and acting in a social context. Moreover, social cognition has...
Published March 6th 2009 by Psychology Press
How Individuals Construct Social Reality
How do people think about the world? How do individuals make sense of their complex social environment? What are the underlying mechanisms that determine our understanding of the social world? Social cognition - the study of the specific cognitive processes that are involved when we think about...
Published November 18th 2003 by Psychology Press