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  1. Trust and Conflict

    Representation, Culture and Dialogue

    Edited by Ivana Marková, Alex Gillespie

    Series: Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

    Trust, distrust and conflict between social groups have existed throughout the history of humankind, although their forms have changed. Using three main concepts: culture, representation and dialogue, this book explores and re-thinks some of these changes in relation to concrete historical and...

    Published August 16th 2011 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. The Psychology of Attitudes and Attitude Change

    Edited by Joseph P. Forgas, Joel Cooper, William D. Crano

    Series: Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology

    Human beings have a unique ability to create elaborate predispositions and evaluations based on their social experiences. The concept of attitudes is central to understanding how experience gives rise to these predispositions, and psychologists have spent the best part of the past 100 years trying...

    Published May 18th 2010 by Psychology Press

  4. Symbolic Transformation

    The Mind in Movement Through Culture and Society

    Edited by Brady Wagoner

    Series: Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

    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 November 22nd 2009 by Routledge

  5. Evolution, Culture, and the Human Mind

    Edited by Mark Schaller, Ara Norenzayan, Steven J. Heine, Toshio Yamagishi, Tatsuya Kameda

    An enormous amount of scientific research compels two fundamental conclusions about the human mind: The mind is the product of evolution; and the mind is shaped by culture. These two perspectives on the human mind are not incompatible, but, until recently, their compatibility has resisted...

    Published September 1st 2009 by Psychology Press

  6. Social Cognition

    The Basis of Human Interaction

    Edited by Fritz Strack, Jens Förster

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    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 March 5th 2009 by Psychology Press

  7. Handbook of Prejudice, Stereotyping, and Discrimination

    Edited by Todd D. Nelson

    This Handbook provides a uniquely comprehensive and scholarly overview of the latest research on prejudice, stereotyping, and discrimination. All chapters are written by eminent prejudice researchers who explore key topics, by presenting an overview of current research and, where appropriate,...

    Published February 16th 2009 by Psychology Press

  8. Social Relationships

    Cognitive, Affective and Motivational Processes

    Edited by Joseph P. Forgas, Julie Fitness

    Series: Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology

    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 May 27th 2008 by Psychology Press

  9. 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 April 25th 2007 by Psychology Press

  10. An Outline of Piaget's Developmental Psychology

    By R.M. Beard

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 1st 2006 by Routledge