Functions of Attitudes
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 18th 2014 by Psychology Press
The Ontario Symposium, Volume 10
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 8th 2014 by Psychology Press
The Ontario Symposium, Volume 9
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 10th 2013 by Psychology Press
The Ontario Symposium Volume 12
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 14th 2012 by Psychology Press
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 27th 2009 by Psychology Press
The Ontario Symposium, Volume 8
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 June 30th 1996 by Psychology Press
The Social Psychology of Counterfactual Thinking
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 September 30th 1995 by Psychology Press
The Ontario Symposium, Volume 7
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 October 31st 1993 by Psychology Press
The Ontario Symposium, Volume 6
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 May 31st 1990 by Psychology Press
The Ontario Symposium, Volume 5
First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
Published March 31st 1987 by Psychology Press