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You are currently browsing 31–40 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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  1. 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 30th 2012 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 15th 2012 by Psychology Press

  3. 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 22nd 2012 by Psychology Press

  4. 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 16th 2012 by Psychology Press

  5. 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 27th 2012 by Psychology Press

  6. 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 5th 2012 by Psychology Press

  7. Face Perception

    By Vicki Bruce, Andy Young

    Human faces are unique biological structures that convey a complex variety of important social messages. Even strangers can tell things from our faces – our feelings, our locus of attention, something of what we are saying, our age, sex and ethnic group, whether they find us attractive. In...

    Published December 22nd 2011 by Psychology Press

  8. Social Metacognition

    Edited by Pablo Briñol, Kenneth DeMarree

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    Metacognition refers to thinking about our own thinking. It has assumed a prominent role in social judgment because our thoughts about our thoughts can magnify, attenuate, or even reverse the impact of primary cognition. Metacognitive thoughts can also produce changes in thought, feeling, and...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Psychology Press

  9. Social Judgment and Decision Making

    Edited by Joachim I. Krueger

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    This volume brings together classic key concepts and innovative theoretical ideas in the psychology of judgment and decision-making in social contexts. The chapters of the first section address the basic psychological processes underlying judgment and decision-making. The guiding question is "What...

    Published October 18th 2011 by Psychology Press

  10. The Student's Guide to Social Neuroscience

    By Jamie Ward

    Shortlisted for the British Psychological Society Book Award 2013! Social neuroscience is an expanding field which, by investigating the neural mechanisms that inform our behavior, explains our ability to recognize, understand, and interact with others. Concepts such as trust, revenge, empathy,...

    Published October 14th 2011 by Psychology Press