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  1. Why We Evaluate

    Functions of Attitudes

    Edited by Gregory R. Maio, James M. Olson

    As the first book to examine the psychological motivations underlying people's attitudes, as well as why people form attitudes, this volume presents empirical research describing theoretical perspectives and practical applications. The editors assembled the leaders in the field to examine the...

    To Be Published December 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Culture and Social Behavior

    The Ontario Symposium, Volume 10

    Edited by Richard M. Sorrentino, Dov Cohen, James M. Olson, Mark P. Zanna

    Series: Ontario Symposia on Personality and Social Psychology Series

    Cross-cultural differences have many important implications for social identity, social cognition, and interpersonal behavior. The 10th volume of the Ontario Symposia on Personality and Social Psychology focuses on East-West cultural differences and similarities and how this research can be applied...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Motivated Social Perception

    The Ontario Symposium, Volume 9

    Edited by Steven J. Spencer, Steven Fein, Mark P. Zanna, James M. Olson

    Series: Ontario Symposia on Personality and Social Psychology Series

    This volume highlights state-of-the-art research on motivated social perception by the leaders in the field. Recently a number of researchers developed influential accounts of how motivation affects social perception. Unfortunately, this work was developed without extensive contact between the...

    Published January 11th 2013 by Psychology Press

  4. The Science of the Couple

    The Ontario Symposium Volume 12

    Edited by Lorne Campbell, Jennifer La Guardia, James M. Olson, Mark P. Zanna

    Series: Ontario Symposia on Personality and Social Psychology Series

    Although love and relationships have been focal points for poets and philosophers for thousands of years, these topics had not traditionally been the focus of empirical research. As a result, very little was known about how couples maintained happiness and satisfaction in their relationships, or...

    Published February 15th 2012 by Psychology Press

  5. The Psychology of Justice and Legitimacy

    Edited by D. Ramona Bobocel, Aaron C. Kay, Mark P. Zanna, James M. Olson

    Series: Ontario Symposia on Personality and Social Psychology Series

    In response to the international turmoil, violence, and increasing ideological polarization, social psychological interest in the topics of legitimacy and social justice has blossomed considerably. Social psychologists have explored the psychological underpinnings of people’s reactions to injustice...

    Published October 28th 2009 by Psychology Press

  6. Why We Evaluate

    Functions of Attitudes

    Edited by Gregory R. Maio, James M. Olson

    As the first book to examine the psychological motivations underlying people's attitudes, as well as why people form attitudes, this volume presents empirical research describing theoretical perspectives and practical applications. The editors assembled the leaders in the field to examine the...

    Published December 13th 1999 by Psychology Press

  7. The Psychology of Values

    The Ontario Symposium, Volume 8

    Edited by Clive Seligman, James M. Olson, Mark P. Zanna

    Series: Ontario Symposia on Personality and Social Psychology Series

    The eighth Ontario Symposium brought together an international group of scholars who work in the area of the psychology of values. Among the categories these experts address are the conceptualizations of values, value systems, and value-attitude-behavior relations; methodological issues; the role...

    Published July 1st 1996 by Psychology Press

  8. What Might Have Been

    The Social Psychology of Counterfactual Thinking

    Edited by Neal J. Roese, James M. Olson

    Within a few short years, research on counterfactual thinking has mushroomed, establishing itself as one of the signature domains within social psychology. Counterfactuals are thoughts of what might have been, of possible past outcomes that could have taken place. Counterfactuals and their...

    Published October 1st 1995 by Psychology Press

  9. The Psychology of Prejudice

    The Ontario Symposium, Volume 7

    Edited by Mark P. Zanna, James M. Olson

    Series: Ontario Symposia on Personality and Social Psychology Series

    This volume consists of expanded and updated versions of papers presented at the Seventh Ontario Symposium on Personality and Social Psychology. The series is designed to bring together scholars from across North America who work in the same substantive area, with the goals of identifying common...

    Published November 1st 1993 by Psychology Press

  10. Self-Inference Processes

    The Ontario Symposium, Volume 6

    Edited by James M. Olson, Mark P. Zanna, C. Peter Herman

    Series: Ontario Symposia on Personality and Social Psychology Series

    Although self-inference processes -- the ways individuals make judgments about themselves -- have been studied in social psychology and sociology for many years, a distinct literature on this topic has not emerged due to the diversity of relevant issues. The editors of this current volume cull...

    Published June 1st 1990 by Psychology Press

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