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  1. Stereotype Activation and Inhibition

    Advances in Social Cognition, Volume XI

    Edited by Robert S. Wyer, Jr.

    Series: Advances in Social Cognition Series

    The use of social sterotypes as a basis for judgments and behavioral decisions has been a major focus of social psychological theory and research since the field began. Although motivational and cognitive influences on stereotyping have been considered, these two general types of influence have...

    Published April 30th 1998 by Psychology Press

  2. The Automaticity of Everyday Life

    Advances in Social Cognition, Volume X

    Edited by Robert S. Wyer, Jr.

    Series: Advances in Social Cognition Series

    As Skinner argued so pointedly, the more we know about the situational causes of psychological phenomena, the less need we have for postulating internal conscious mediating processes to explain those phenomena. Now, as the purview of social psychology is precisely to discover those situational...

    Published February 28th 1997 by Psychology Press

  3. Understanding Group Behavior

    Volume 1: Consensual Action By Small Groups; Volume 2: Small Group Processes and Interpersonal Relations

    Edited by Erich H. Witte, James H. Davis

    These books grew out of the perception that a number of important conceptual and theoretical advances in research on small group behavior had developed in recent years, but were scattered in rather fragmentary fashion across a diverse literature. Thus, it seemed useful to encourage the formulation...

    Published June 30th 1996 by Psychology Press

  4. Ruminative Thoughts

    Advances in Social Cognition, Volume IX

    Edited by Robert S. Wyer, Jr.

    Series: Advances in Social Cognition Series

    Until recently, most theory and research in social information processing has focused attention on the cognitive activity that underlies responses to stimulus information presented in the immediate situation being investigated. In contrast, people's thoughts outside the laboratory often concern...

    Published December 31st 1995 by Psychology Press

  5. Handbook of Social Cognition, Second Edition

    Volume 1: Basic Processes Volume 2: Applications

    Edited by Robert S. Wyer, Jr., Thomas K. Srull

    This edition of the Handbook follows the first edition by 10 years. The earlier edition was a promissory note, presaging the directions in which the then-emerging field of social cognition was likely to move. The field was then in its infancy and the areas of research and theory that came to...

    Published April 30th 1994 by Psychology Press

  6. Handbook of Social Cognition, Second Edition

    Volume 1: Basic Processes Volume 2: Applications

    Edited by Robert S. Wyer, Jr., Thomas K. Srull

    This edition of the Handbook follows the first edition by 10 years. The earlier edition was a promissory note, presaging the directions in which the then-emerging field of social cognition was likely to move. The field was then in its infancy and the areas of research and theory that came to...

    Published April 30th 1994 by Psychology Press

  7. The Mental Representation of Trait and Autobiographical Knowledge About the Self

    Advances in Social Cognition, Volume V

    Edited by Thomas K. Srull, Robert S. Wyer, Jr.

    Series: Advances in Social Cognition Series

    If there is one topic on which we all are experts, it is ourselves. Psychologists depend upon this expertise, as asking people questions about themselves is an important means by which they gather the data that provide much of the evidence for psychological theory. Personal recollections play an...

    Published May 31st 1993 by Psychology Press

  8. Content and Process Specificity in the Effects of Prior Experiences

    Advances in Social Cognition, Volume III

    Edited by Robert S. Wyer, Jr., Thomas K. Srull

    Series: Advances in Social Cognition Series

    In Volume 3, Eliot R. Smith of Purdue University proposes that social cognition theorists have placed excessive emphasis on the role of schemata, prototypes, and various other types of abstractions. This has affected both the methodologies they use and the type of theories they construct. What has...

    Published May 31st 1990 by Psychology Press

  9. Content and Process Specificity in the Effects of Prior Experiences

    Advances in Social Cognition, Volume III

    Edited by Thomas K Srull, Robert S. Wyer, Jr., Thomas K. Srull

    Series: Advances in Social Cognition Series

    In Volume 3, Eliot R. Smith of Purdue University proposes that social cognition theorists have placed excessive emphasis on the role of schemata, prototypes, and various other types of abstractions. This has affected both the methodologies they use and the type of theories they construct. What has...

    Published May 31st 1990 by Psychology Press

  10. Social Intelligence and Cognitive Assessments of Personality

    Advances in Social Cognition, Volume II

    Edited by Robert S. Wyer, Jr., Thomas K. Srull

    Series: Advances in Social Cognition Series

    This volume presents a new conceptualization of personality and social cognition that addresses both traditional and new issues. Written for students of personality, experimental and consumer psychology and cognitive science....

    Published June 30th 1989 by Psychology Press