Social Psychology Products

  • Attraction Explained

    The science of how we form relationships

    By Viren Swami

    How much does appearance matter in the formation of romantic relationships? Do nice guys always finish last? Does playing hard-to-get ever work? What really makes for a good chat-up line? When it comes to relationships, there’s no shortage of advice from self-help ‘experts’, pick-up…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21 

  • Addictions

    A Social Psychological Perspective

    Edited by Catalina E. Kopetz, Carl W. Lejuez

    The current volume brings together social psychological theories and concepts and discusses their relevance to understanding substance use and addiction. It identifies convergence points between traditional perspectives on addiction and social psychological theory and research. This coexistence,…

    Paperback – 2016-01-15 
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • Psychosocial Dynamics of Cyber Security

    Edited by Stephen J Zaccaro, Reeshad S. Dalal, Lois E. Tetrick, Julie A. Steinke

    This new volume, edited by industrial and organizational psychologists, will look at the important topic of cyber security work in the US and around the world. With contributions from experts in the fields of industrial and organizational psychology, human factors, computer science, economics, and…

    Paperback – 2016-01-14 
    Applied Psychology Series

  • Economics, Social Sciences and Information Management

    Proceedings of the 2015 International Congress on Economics, Social Sciences and Information Management (ICESSIM 2015), 28-29 March 2015, Bali, Indonesia

    Edited by Ford Lumban Gaol, Fonny Hutagalung

    The 2015 International Congress on Economics, Social Sciences and Information Management (ICESSIM 2015), held 28-29 March 2015 in Bali, Indonesia, aimed to provide a platform for the sharing of valuable knowledge and experience in the context of changing economics and social settings. Information…

    Hardback – 2016-01-06 
    CRC Press

  • Cultural Processes in Child Development

    The Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology, Volume 29

    Edited by Ann S. Masten

    The chapters of this volume were originally presented at the 29th Minnesota Symposium on Child Psychology. The focus of this symposium on cultural processes in child development emerged from the growing recognition among those at the Institute of Child Development and many others in the field that…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Psychology Press
    Minnesota Symposia on Child Psychology Series

  • The Self and Social Relationships

    Edited by Joanne V. Wood, Abraham Tesser, John G. Holmes

    Although the two major research areas of the "Self" and "Social Relationships" have flourished, they have done so largely independently of each other. More and more research, however, has indicated that relationships shape the nature of the self and identity, and that self-views influence…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Psychology Press

  • Stereotyping as Inductive Hypothesis Testing

    By Klaus Fiedler, Eva Walther

    Traditional social hypotheses have a built-in tendency to verify themselves and so involuntarily resist attempts at stereotype change or correction. This is the insight demonstrated and discussed as the start point for an alternative approach to the problem of stereotyping and hypothesis testing.…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Psychology Press

  • Stereotypes During the Decline and Fall of Communism

    By Gyorgy Hunyady

    Unique among the satellites of the Soviet Union, Hungary has data from a series of fourteen substantial surveys from the mid-1960s through to 1994. How do Hungarians think about themselves, their history, their society and other countries and their peoples? Hunyady provides an excellent summary of…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 

  • Rival Truths

    Common Sense and Social Psychological Explanations in Health and Illness

    By Lindsay St Claire

    It is common sense that our survival as individuals depends on the survival of our physical bodies. However, common sense has been medicalised. Terms such as 'road rage' and 'premenstrual syndrome' sound like medical problems and suggest that it is affected individuals, rather than experiences or…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Psychology Press

  • Handbook of the Uncertain Self

    Edited by Robert M. Arkin, Kathryn C. Oleson

    This Handbook explores the cognitive, motivational, interpersonal, clinical, and applied aspects of personal uncertainty. It showcases both the diversity and the unity that defines contemporary perspectives on uncertainty in self within social and personality psychology. The contributions to the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Psychology Press

  • The Two of Me

    The Rational Outer Me and the Emotional Inner Me

    By John Birtchnell

    How much of what we do is directed by conscious, deliberate decisions and how much originates in unconscious, automatic directives? This is the question explored in The Two of Me via an engaging combination of phenomenological subjective investigation and objective considerations of mental…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Psychology Press

  • Contemporary Perspectives on the Psychology of Attitudes

    Edited by Geoffrey Haddock, Gregory R. Maio

    What is an attitude? How do different research approaches characterise 'attitude' and its applications in social psychology?The Attitude concept has long formed an indispensable construct in social psychology. In this volume, internationally renowned contributors review contemporary developments in…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Psychology Press

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