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Forthcoming Social Psychology Books

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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 May 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 May 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. 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 May 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Stereotyping as Inductive Hypothesis Testing

    By Klaus Fiedler, Eva Walther

    Traditional social hypotheses have a built-in tendency to verify themselves and so involuntarily resist attempts at stereotype change or correction. This is the insight demonstrated and discussed as the start point for an alternative approach to the problem of stereotyping and hypothesis testing....

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. Stereotypes During the Decline and Fall of Communism

    By Gyorgy Hunyady

    Unique among the satellites of the Soviet Union, Hungary has data from a series of fourteen substantial surveys from the mid-1960s through to 1994. How do Hungarians think about themselves, their history, their society and other countries and their peoples? Hunyady provides an excellent summary of...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Rival Truths

    Common Sense and Social Psychological Explanations in Health and Illness

    By Lindsay St Claire

    It is common sense that our survival as individuals depends on the survival of our physical bodies. However, common sense has been medicalised. Terms such as 'road rage' and 'premenstrual syndrome' sound like medical problems and suggest that it is affected individuals, rather than experiences or...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. Handbook of the Uncertain Self

    Edited by Robert M. Arkin, Kathryn C. Oleson

    This Handbook explores the cognitive, motivational, interpersonal, clinical, and applied aspects of personal uncertainty. It showcases both the diversity and the unity that defines contemporary perspectives on uncertainty in self within social and personality psychology. The contributions to the...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. The Two of Me

    The Rational Outer Me and the Emotional Inner Me

    By John Birtchnell

    How much of what we do is directed by conscious, deliberate decisions and how much originates in unconscious, automatic directives? This is the question explored in The Two of Me via an engaging combination of phenomenological subjective investigation and objective considerations of mental...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  9. Contemporary Perspectives on the Psychology of Attitudes

    Edited by Geoffrey Haddock, Gregory R. Maio

    What is an attitude? How do different research approaches characterise 'attitude' and its applications in social psychology?The Attitude concept has long formed an indispensable construct in social psychology. In this volume, internationally renowned contributors review contemporary developments in...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  10. Truth, Lies and Trust on the Internet

    By Monica T. Whitty, Adam Joinson

    The Internet is often presented as an unsafe or untrustworthy space: where children are preyed upon by paedophiles, cannibals seek out victims, offline relationships are torn apart by online affairs and where individuals are addicted to gambling, love, and cybersex. While many of these stories...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge