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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 72 new and published books in the subject of Social Cognition — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Social Cognition in Adolescence: Its Developmental Significance

    A Special Issue of the European Journal of Developmental Psychology

    Edited by Willem Koops, Harke A. Bosma

    The special issue aims to develop a greater understanding of the relationship between social cognitive development in adolescence and social behaviour, to discuss the mediating effects of other aspects of development in adolescence such as the parallel emergence of ideas concerning personal...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Social Connectionism

    A Reader and Handbook for Simulations

    By Frank Van Overwalle

    Many of our thoughts and decisions occur without us being conscious of them taking place; connectionism attempts to reveal the internal hidden dynamics that drive the thoughts and actions of both individuals and groups. Connectionist modeling is a radically innovative approach to theorising in...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Social Relationships

    Cognitive, Affective and Motivational Processes

    Edited by Joseph P. Forgas, Julie Fitness

    Human beings are an intrinsically gregarious species - our personal relationships are of immense interest to us and are a key factor in achieving happiness and well being. From the moment of birth, humans crave love and intimacy and we devote much energy to creating and maintaining successful...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Social Cognition

    The Basis of Human Interaction

    Edited by Fritz Strack, Jens Förster

    Social cognition is an area of social psychology that has been flourishing over the past two decades. It has harnessed basic concepts from cognitive psychology and developed and refined them to explain human thinking, feeling, and acting in a social context. Moreover, social cognition has...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. Vital Memory and Affect

    Living with a difficult past

    By Steven Brown, Paula Reavey

    Vital Memory and Affect takes as its subject the autobiographical memories of ‘vulnerable’ groups, including survivors of child sexual abuse, adopted children and their families, forensic mental health service users, and elderly persons in care home settings. In particular the focus is on a...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Social-Cognitive Development in Context

    Edited by Felicisima C. Serafica

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Social Psychology

    The relationship between the cognitive and social spheres of human functioning and their context has long been regarded by social and behavioural scientists as a central theoretical issue. By the early 1980s a number of empirical studies had further elucidated the nature of this relationship but no...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. Consistency in Cognitive Social Behaviour

    An introduction to social psychology

    By C.J. Mower White

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Social Psychology

    Social psychology remains unbalanced as long as we study human behaviour exclusively ‘from the outside’, leaving out of account people’s own reasons for acting as they do. Originally published in 1982, the result of the author’s emphasis on the cognitive dimension is a much more complete and...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. Social Psychology and Politics

    Edited by Joseph P. Forgas, Klaus Fiedler, William D. Crano

    Series: Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology

    Social psychology and politics are intricately related, and understanding how humans manage power and govern themselves is one of the key issues in psychology. This volume surveys the latest theoretical and empirical work on the social psychology of politics, featuring cutting-edge research from a...

    Published April 15th 2015 by Psychology Press

  9. Symbolic Transformation

    The Mind in Movement Through Culture and Society

    Edited by Brady Wagoner

    This book brings together scholars from around the world to address the question of how culture and mind are related through symbols: it is through the mediation of symbols that we think, act, imagine, feel, dream and remember. Thus, to understand the structure, function and development of symbols...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Social Perception from Individuals to Groups

    Edited by Steven J. Stroessner, Jeffrey W. Sherman

    This volume focuses on social perception, the processing of information about people. This issue has always been central to social psychology, but this book brings together literatures that in large part have been separated by the nature of the social target that is involved. Historically, research...

    Published March 6th 2015 by Psychology Press