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  1. Relationships as Developmental Contexts

    The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 30

    Edited by W. Andrew Collins, Brett Laursen

    Series: Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology Series

    The volume's topic was chosen in part because of the rapidly growing salience of dyadic research perspectives in developmental psychology, but also in social psychology and in fields such as communication and family studies. It provides the most complete representation now available on current...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Cultural Processes in Child Development

    The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 29

    Edited by Ann S. Masten

    Series: Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology Series

    The chapters of this volume were originally presented at the 29th Minnesota Symposium on Child Psychology. The focus of this symposium on cultural processes in child development emerged from the growing recognition among those at the Institute of Child Development and many others in the field that...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Biological and Cultural Bases of Human Inference

    Edited by Riccardo Viale, Daniel Andler, Lawrence A. Hirschfeld

    Biological and Cultural Bases of Human Inference addresses the interface between social science and cognitive science. In this volume, Viale and colleagues explore which human social cognitive powers evolve naturally and which are influenced by culture. Updating the debate between innatism and...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Personality and Person Perception Across Cultures

    Edited by Yueh-Ting Lee, Clark R. McCauley, Juris G. Draguns

    Neither human nature nor personality can be independent of culture. Human beings share certain social norms or rules within their cultural groups. Over 2000 years ago, Aristotle held that man is by nature a social animal. Similarly, Xun Kuang (298-238 B.C.), a Chinese philosopher, pointed out that...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. 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...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. The Practice of Social influence in Multiple Cultures

    Edited by Wilhelmina Wosinska, Robert B. Cialdini, Daniel W. Barrett, Janusz Reykowski

    Series: Applied Social Research Series

    This book provides a diverse collection of studies reporting the effects of social influence processes in multiple cultures at both the universal and culture-specific levels. The book is characterized by three distinct features. First, the social influence process is considered as a ubiquitous and...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. 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...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Standards and Expectancies

    Contrast and Assimilation in Judgments of Self and Others

    By Monica Biernat

    Series: Essays in Social Psychology

    This book examines how standards and expectancies affect judgments of others and the self. Standards are points of comparison, expectancies are beliefs about the future, and both serve as frames of reference against which current events and people (including the self) are experienced. The central...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. The Self

    Edited by Constantine Sedikides, Steven J. Spencer

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    This volume provides a cutting-edge exposition to research on the self. Sixteen authoritative overviews highlight the role of the self around four themes. The first theme is Brain and Cognition, which includes a social neuroscience perspective on the self, implicit self-cognition, the structure of...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. 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,...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press