The first comprehensive theoretical formulation of the way people use information they receive about their social environments to make judgments and behavioral decisions, this volume focuses on the cognitive processes that underlie the use of social information. These include initial interpretation...
To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Psychology Press
The Cognitive Basis of Social Perception
Originally published in 1980, this title came about after many late night discussions between the authors during a 3-week workshop on Mathematical Approaches to Person Perception in 1974. In subsequent meetings a mutual interest emerged in the development of cognitive information processing...
Published April 23rd 2014 by Psychology Press
The Role of Situation Models, Narratives, and Implicit Theories
Written by one of the foremost authorities in social cognition, Social Comprehension and Judgment examines how people process information encountered in their everyday lives. In the book, Dr. Wyer proposes a new theory about the way in which information acquired in everyday life is comprehended and...
Published January 10th 2013 by Psychology Press
Theory, Research, and Application
This volume contains contributions from 24 internationally known scholars covering a broad spectrum of interests in cross-cultural theory and research. This breadth is reflected in the diversity of the topics covered in the volume, which include theoretical approaches to cross-cultural research,...
Published January 25th 2009 by Psychology Press
Advances in Social Cognition, Volume XII
The feedback model of self-regulation developed by the authors of the lead article in this volume has been one of the most successful theoretical formulations of regulatory processes to date. The range of phenomena to which this framework potentially applies is evident from its ability to...
Published July 31st 1999 by Psychology Press
Advances in Social Cognition, Volume XI
The use of social sterotypes as a basis for judgments and behavioral decisions has been a major focus of social psychological theory and research since the field began. Although motivational and cognitive influences on stereotyping have been considered, these two general types of influence have...
Published April 30th 1998 by Psychology Press
Advances in Social Cognition, Volume X
As Skinner argued so pointedly, the more we know about the situational causes of psychological phenomena, the less need we have for postulating internal conscious mediating processes to explain those phenomena. Now, as the purview of social psychology is precisely to discover those situational...
Published February 28th 1997 by Psychology Press
Advances in Social Cognition, Volume IX
Until recently, most theory and research in social information processing has focused attention on the cognitive activity that underlies responses to stimulus information presented in the immediate situation being investigated. In contrast, people's thoughts outside the laboratory often concern...
Published December 31st 1995 by Psychology Press
Advances in Social Cognition, Volume VIII
Narrative forms of mental representation and their influence on comprehension, communication and judgment, have rapidly become one of the main foci of research and theory in not only psychology but also other disciplines, including linguistics, sociology, and anthropology. No one has been more...
Published May 31st 1995 by Psychology Press
Advances in Social Cognition, Volume VII
From its inception, the purpose of the Advances in Social Cognition series has been to present and evaluate new theoretical advances in all areas of social cognition and information processing. An entire volume is devoted to each theory, allowing the theory to be evaluated from a variety of...
Published September 30th 1994 by Psychology Press