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  1. Social Metacognition

    Edited by Pablo Briñol, Kenneth DeMarree

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    Metacognition refers to thinking about our own thinking. It has assumed a prominent role in social judgment because our thoughts about our thoughts can magnify, attenuate, or even reverse the impact of primary cognition. Metacognitive thoughts can also produce changes in thought, feeling, and...

    Published December 11th 2011 by Psychology Press

  2. Surviving Identity

    Vulnerability and the Psychology of Recognition

    By Kenneth McLaughlin

    Series: Concepts for Critical Psychology

    Today, political claims are increasingly made on the basis of experienced trauma and inherent vulnerability, as evidenced in the growing number of people who identify as a "survivor" of one thing or another, and also in the way in which much political discourse and social policy assumes the...

    Published October 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  3. Goal-Directed Behavior

    Edited by Henk Aarts, Andrew Elliot

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    This volume presents chapters from internationally renowned scholars in the area of goals and social behavior. The book is organized around a series of topics that are of critical importance to understanding the social-cognitive aspects of goal-directed behavior. In each chapter, the authors offer...

    Published October 18th 2011 by Psychology Press

  4. The Student's Guide to Social Neuroscience

    By Jamie Ward

    Shortlisted for the British Psychological Society Book Award 2013! Social neuroscience is an expanding field which, by investigating the neural mechanisms that inform our behavior, explains our ability to recognize, understand, and interact with others. Concepts such as trust, revenge, empathy,...

    Published October 13th 2011 by Psychology Press

  5. Elucidating the Neural Basis of the Self

    A Special Issue of Neurocase

    Edited by Bruce L. Miller, Indre V. Viskontas

    Series: Special Issues of Neurocase

    First published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 9th 2011 by Psychology Press

  6. Self- and Identity-Regulation and Health

    Edited by James A. Shepperd, William M.P. Klein, Alexander Rothman

    Series: Special Issues of Self and Identity

    First published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 3rd 2011 by Psychology Press

  7. The Social Cure

    Identity, Health and Well-Being

    Edited by Jolanda Jetten, Catherine Haslam, S. Alexander Haslam

    A growing body of research shows that social networks and identities have a profound impact on mental and physical health. With such mounting evidence of the importance of social relationships in protecting health, the challenge we face is explaining why this should be the case. What is it that...

    Published July 7th 2011 by Psychology Press

  8. Social Cognition, Social Identity, and Intergroup Relations

    A Festschrift in Honor of Marilynn B. Brewer

    Edited by Roderick M. Kramer, Geoffrey J. Leonardelli, Robert W. Livingston

    Series: Psychology Press Festschrift Series

    Perhaps the defining feature of humanity is the social condition -- how we think about others, identify ourselves with others, and interact with groups of others. The advances of evolutionary theory, social cognition, social identity, and intergroup relations, respectively, as major fields of...

    Published May 24th 2011 by Psychology Press

  9. Consumer Culture, Identity and Well-Being

    The Search for the 'Good Life' and the 'Body Perfect'

    By Helga Dittmar

    Series: European Monographs in Social Psychology

    Advertising, materialism and consumption are central aspects of contemporary Western culture. We are bombarded with idealised images of the perfect body, desirable consumer goods, and affluent lifestyles, yet psychology is only just beginning to take account of the profound influence these consumer...

    Published September 16th 2010 by Psychology Press

  10. Rediscovering Social Identity

    Edited by Tom Postmes, Nyla R. Branscombe

    Series: Key Readings in Social Psychology

    This reader brings together the founding texts of the "Social Identity Approach" - a set of concepts, ideas, and principles contained in Social Identity Theory and Self-Categorization Theory. This approach originated in social psychology and is increasingly part of the standard curriculum in...

    Published May 26th 2010 by Psychology Press