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  1. Social Cognition and Communication

    Edited by Joseph P. Forgas, Orsolya Vincze, János László

    Series: Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology

    Language is the essence of interpersonal behavior and social relationships, and it is social cognitive processes that determine how we produce and understand language. However, there has been surprisingly little interest in the past linking social cognition and communication. This book presents the...

    Published July 21st 2013 by Psychology Press

  2. Foundations of Social Cognition

    A Festschrift in Honor of Robert S. Wyer, Jr.

    Edited by Galen V. Bodenhausen, Alan J. Lambert

    A tribute to Robert S. Wyer, Jr.'s remarkable contributions to social psychology, Foundations of Social Cognition offers a compelling analysis of the underlying processes that have long been the focus of Bob Wyer's own research, including attention, perception, inference, and memory. Leading...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Psychology Press

  3. Social Comprehension and Judgment

    The Role of Situation Models, Narratives, and Implicit Theories

    By Robert S. Wyer, Jr.

    Written by one of the foremost authorities in social cognition, Social Comprehension and Judgment examines how people process information encountered in their everyday lives. In the book, Dr. Wyer proposes a new theory about the way in which information acquired in everyday life is comprehended and...

    Published January 10th 2013 by Psychology Press

  4. Technology, Literacy, and the Evolution of Society

    Implications of the Work of Jack Goody

    Edited by David R. Olson, Michael Cole

    Inspired by the seminal work of Jack Goody, a historical anthropologist specializing in the study of social structure and change, Technology, Literacy, and the Evolution of Society gathers diverse perspectives of 20 distinguished historians, anthropologists, psychologists, and educators to address...

    Published December 4th 2012 by Psychology Press

  5. The Social Psychology of Ethnic Identity

    By Maykel Verkuyten

    Series: European Monographs in Social Psychology

    In contrast to other disciplines, social psychology has been slow in responding to the questions posed by the issue of ethnicity. The Social Psychology of Ethnic Identity demonstrates the important contribution that psychology can make. The central aim of this book is to show, on the one hand, that...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Psychology Press

  6. The Cognitive Neuroscience of Social Behaviour

    Edited by Alexander Easton, Nathan Emery

    The potential for cognitive neuroscience to shed light on social behaviour is increasingly being acknowledged and is set to become an important new approach in the field of psychology. Standing at the vanguard of this development, The Cognitive Neuroscience of Social Behaviour provides a...

    Published November 14th 2012 by Psychology Press

  7. Minority Influence and Innovation

    Antecedents, Processes and Consequences

    Edited by Robin Martin, Miles Hewstone

    Social groups form an important part of our daily lives. Within these groups pressures exist which encourage the individual to comply with the group’s viewpoint. This influence, which creates social conformity, is known as ‘majority influence’ and is the dominant process of social control. However,...

    Published October 21st 2012 by Psychology Press

  8. The Development of Social Cognition and Communication

    Edited by Bruce D. Homer, Catherine S. Tamis-LeMonda

    For young children, two of the most important tasks they face are learning how to communicate and learning how to think about themselves and the social world around them. The premise of this book is that these two tasks are inherently linked. The communicative routines and language that children...

    Published August 15th 2012 by Psychology Press

  9. Art and Human Development

    Edited by Constance Milbrath, Cynthia Lightfoot

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    This interdisciplinary volume explores art, its development, and its role in the construction of knowledge. Presenting theory and research on artistic development as a cultural and creative endeavor, contributors examine the origins of human art during the Paleolithic cultural revolution, as part...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Psychology Press

  10. Social Thinking and Interpersonal Behavior

    Edited by Joseph P. Forgas, Klaus Fiedler, Constantine Sedikides

    Series: Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology

    The connection between mental and social life remains one of the most intriguing topics in all of psychology. This book reviews some of the most recent advances in research exploring the links between how people think and behave in interpersonal situations. The chapters represent a variety of...

    Published March 4th 2012 by Psychology Press