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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 66 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 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 5th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Simulation Theory

    A psychological and philosophical consideration

    By Tim Short

    Series: Explorations in Cognitive Psychology

    Theory of Mind (ToM) is the term used for our ability to predict and explain the behaviour of ourselves and others. Accounts of this theory have so far fallen into two competing types: Simulation Theory and ‘Theory Theory’. In contrast with Theory Theory, Simulation Theory argues that we predict...

    Published January 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Social Communication Development and Disorders

    Edited by Deborah A. Hwa-Froelich

    Series: Language and Speech Disorders

    This new standout volume is the first to describe developmental areas associated with social competence and social communication, as well as provide evidence-based information on effective assessment and intervention for children who have problems with social communication and social interactions....

    Published December 5th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Communication, Social Cognition, and Affect (PLE: Emotion)

    Edited by Lewis Donohew, Howard E. Sypher, E. Tory Higgins

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

    Originally published in 1988, the purpose of this book was to explore the interrelations among communication, social cognition and affect. The contributors, selected by the editors, were some of the best known in their fields and they significantly added to the knowledge of this interdisciplinary...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Remembering

    Attributions, Processes, and Control in Human Memory

    Edited by D. Stephen Lindsay, Colleen M. Kelley, Andrew P. Yonelinas, Henry L. Roediger, III

    Series: Psychology Press Festschrift Series

    In the 22 chapters in this volume, many of the world’s foremost memory scientists report on their cutting-edge research on the nature of human memory, with several chapters reporting new empirical studies that are being published for the first time. All the contributions are inspired by the work of...

    Published November 6th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. The Experience of Thinking

    How feelings from mental processes influence cognition and behaviour

    Edited by Christian Unkelbach, Rainer Greifeneder

    When retrieving a quote from memory, evaluating a testimony’s truthfulness, or deciding which products to buy, people experience immediate feelings of ease or difficulty, of fluency or disfluency. Such "experiences of thinking" occur with every cognitive process, including perceiving, processing,...

    Published June 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. The Science of Social Influence

    Advances and Future Progress

    Edited by Anthony R. Pratkanis

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    The contributions to this volume capture the thrill of current work on social influence, as well as providing a tutorial on the scientific and technical aspects of this research. The volume teaches the student to: Learn how to conduct lab, field and case research on social influence through...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Evolution and the Social Mind

    Evolutionary Psychology and Social Cognition

    Edited by Joseph P. Forgas, Martie G. Haselton, William von Hippel

    Series: Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology

    This book seeks to combine the study of human social cognition - the way we think, decide, plan and analyze social situations - with an evolutionary framework that considers these activities in light of evolutionary adaptations for solving problems of survival faced by our ancestors over...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Rationality and Social Responsibility

    Essays in Honor of Robyn Mason Dawes

    Edited by Joachim I. Krueger

    Series: Modern Pioneers in Psychological Science: An APS-Psychology Press Series

    This volume brings together a diverse group of authors who have been associated with Robyn Dawes over the years. The breadth of topics covered reflects Dawes’s wide-ranging impact on psychological theory and empirical practice. The two themes of rationality and social responsibility are well...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Affect in Social Thinking and Behavior

    Edited by Joseph P. Forgas

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    The role of affect in how people think and behave in social situations has been a source of fascination to laymen and philosophers since time immemorial. Surprisingly, most of what we know about the role of feelings in social thinking and behavior has been discovered only during the last two...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press