This special issue provides a view of the past, present, and future of the field of personality and social psychology as an interdisciplinary endeavor. Collectively, the articles illustrate the vital contributions that can be made pursuing the reciprocal connections between personality/social psychology and psychobiology; developmental psychology; comparative psychology and evolutionary biology; clinical and health psychology; communication studies; organizational studies and systems theory; and cultural anthropology. The papers reflect the collective past and present of the field and set an agenda for a collective future.
Volume 4, Number 1, 2000
Contents: M.B. Brewer, D.A. Kenny, J.K. Norem, Editors' Foreword. G.G. Berntson, J.T. Cacioppo, Psychobiology and Social Psychology: Past, Present, and Future. C.R. Snyder, H. Tennen, G. Affleck, J. Cheavens, Social, Personality, Clinical, and Health Psychology Tributaries: The Merging of a Scholarly "River of Dreams." C.D. Ryff, B. Singer, Interpersonal Flourishing: A Positive Health Agenda for the New Millennium. A. Thorne, Personal Memory Telling and Personality Development. K.Y.A. McKenna, J.A. Bargh, Plan 9 From Cyberspace: The Implications of the Internet for Personality and Social Psychology. A.P. Fiske, Complementarity Theory: Why Human Social Capacities Evolved to Require Cultural Complements. J.E. McGrath, H. Arrow, J.L. Berdahl, The Study of Groups: Past, Present, and Future.