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Forthcoming Social Psychology Books

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  1. Parental Descriptions of Child Personality

    Developmental Antecedents of the Big Five?

    Edited by Gedolph A. Kohnstamm, Charles F. Halverson, Jr., Ivan Mervielde, Valerie L. Havill, Charles F. Halverson

    This book reports the first attempt in the child development literature to examine the structure of early personality based on parents' free-descriptions of their children. It is an important piece of research because of its cross-national focus on personality development. The authors present a...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. The Self and Social Relationships

    Edited by Joanne V. Wood, Abraham Tesser, John G. Holmes

    Although the two major research areas of the "Self" and "Social Relationships" have flourished, they have done so largely independently of each other. More and more research, however, has indicated that relationships shape the nature of the self and identity, and that self-views influence...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Criminal Behavior

    2nd Edition

    By Elaine Cassel, Douglas A. Bernstein

    Criminal Behavior explores crime as a developmental process from birth through early adulthood. It further examines the role that legal, political, and criminal justice systems play in the development of criminal behavior. Criminal Behavior: takes into account biological, genetic, developmental,...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Toward A Psychology of Persons

    Edited by William E. Smythe

    This closely integrated collection of essays constitutes a wide-ranging and comprehensive attempt to understand persons within psychology--a long-lost enterprise. The volume was inspired by the observation that contemporary psychology has become increasingly depersonalized in its conceptions and...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. Temperament and Personality Development Across the Life Span

    Edited by Victoria J. Molfese, Dennis L. Molfese, Robert R. McCrae

    This is the third book in a series of Across the Life Span volumes that has come from the Biennial Life Span Development Conferences. The authors--well known in their fields--present theoretical and research issues important for the understanding of temperament in infancy and childhood, as well as...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 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...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. Judgment and Decision Making

    Neo-brunswikian and Process-tracing Approaches

    Edited by Peter Juslin, Henry Montgomery

    Research on human judgment and decision making has been strongly guided by a normative/descriptive approach, according to which human decision making is compared to the normative models provided by decision theory, statistics, and the probability calculus. A common empirical finding has been that...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. Dying, Death, and Bereavement

    4th Edition

    By Lewis R. Aiken

    This book is a brief but comprehensive survey of research, writings, and professional practices concerned with death and dying. It is interdisciplinary and eclectic--medical, psychological, religious, philosophical, artistic, demographics, bereavement, and widowhood are all considered--but with an...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  9. Understanding Behavior in the Context of Time

    Theory, Research, and Application

    Edited by Alan Strathman, Jeff Joireman

    Understanding Behavior in the Context of Time reviews the research on temporal orientation and brings together the disparate social behaviors influenced by time perspective. Organized into four sections, each chapter includes theory, research, applications, and directions for future research. Some...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  10. The Social Outcast

    Ostracism, Social Exclusion, Rejection, and Bullying

    Edited by Kipling D. Williams, Joseph P. Forgas, William Von Hippel

    Series: Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology

    This book focuses on the ubiquitous and powerful effects of ostracism, social exclusion, rejection, and bullying. Human beings are an intrinsically gregarious species. Most of our evolutionary success is no doubt due to our highly developed ability to cooperate and interact with each other. It is...

    To Be Published February 8th 2015 by Psychology Press