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Forthcoming Social Cognition Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Social-Cognitive Development in Context

    Edited by Felicisima C. 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...

    To Be Published June 9th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. 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...

    To Be Published June 9th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. 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...

    To Be Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Cognitive Social Psychology

    The Princeton Symposium on the Legacy and Future of Social Cognition

    Edited by Gordon B. Moskowitz

    A comprehensive overview of the mechanisms involved in how cognitive processes determine thought and behavior toward the social world, Cognitive Social Psychology: *examines cognition as a motivated process wherein cognition and motivation are seen as intertwined; * reviews the latest research on...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. 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...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. 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...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. 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...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. 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...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  9. Techniques of Social Influence

    The psychology of gaining compliance

    By Dariusz Dolinski

    Every day we are asked to fulfil others’ requests, and we make regular requests of others too, seeking compliance with our desires, commands, and suggestions. This accessible text provides a uniquely in-depth overview of the different social influence techniques people use in order to improve the...

    To Be Published July 28th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 July 31st 2015 by Psychology Press