Social Cognition Products

  • Motivated Cognition in Relationships

    In Pursuit of Safety and Value

    By Sandra L. Murray, John G. Holmes

    How can newlyweds believe they will be together forever, while knowing that the majority of marriages end in divorce? Why do people who desperately want to be loved end up alienating those who love them? How can partners that seem like complete opposites end up blissfully happy? This volume…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge
    Essays in Social Psychology

  • Human Memory

    Third Edition

    By Gabriel A. Radvansky

    This book provides a complete survey of research and theory on human memory in three major sections. A background section covers issues of the history of memory, and basic neuroscience and methodology. A core topics section discusses sensory registers, mechanisms of forgetting, and short-term /…

    Paperback – 2017-03-11 
    Routledge

  • Personality, Cognition and Social Interaction

    Edited by Nancy Cantor, John F. Kihlstrom

    Originally published in 1981, this volume presents the domain of personality as a fuzzy set that includes features previously identified with cognitive and social psychology. Few of the individual contributions are centrally concerned with individual differences and cross-situational stability, but…

    Hardback – 2017-03-11 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Perception

  • Psychological Metaphysics

    By Peter A. White

    The research literature on causal attribution and social cognition generally consists of many fascinating but fragmented and superficial phenomena. These can only be understood as an organised whole by elucidating the fundamental psychological assumptions on which they depend. Originally published…

    Hardback – 2017-03-11 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Perception

  • Social Context and Cognitive Performance

    Towards a Social Psychology of Cognition

    By Pascal Huguet, Jean-Marc Monteil

    Based on twenty years of research on the social regulation of academic performances, this book offers theoretical and empirical arguments in favour of the inclusion of the social dimension of human beings as essential for their cognitive activities. We all engage in social interactions, compare…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Psychology Press

  • Visual Social Cognition

    A Special Issue of Visual Cognition

    Edited by Elaine Fox

    It is widely recognized that visual processes modulate many social interactions. For example, the eye-gaze of another person is a powerful cue to guide attention to a particular part of the visual field. Conversely, a direct gaze may indicate potential threat or the opportunity for a sexual…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Psychology Press

  • Psychology of Emotion

    2nd Edition

    By Paula M. Niedenthal, François Ric

    Since the turn of the twenty-first century, the psychology of emotion has grown to become its own field of study. Because the study of emotion draws inspiration from areas of science outside of psychology, including neuroscience, psychiatry, biology, genetics, computer science, zoology, and…

    Paperback – 2017-01-26 
    Psychology Press

  • The Student's Guide to Social Neuroscience

    2nd Edition

    By Jamie Ward

    Social neuroscience is a rapidly growing field which explains, using neural mechanisms, our ability to recognize, understand, and interact with others. Concepts such as trust, revenge, empathy, prejudice, and love are now being explored and unravelled by neuroscientists. This engaging and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-20 
    Psychology Press

  • Conceptual Metaphor in Social Psychology

    The Poetics of Everyday Life

    By Mark J. Landau

    We learn in grade school that metaphor is an ornamental figure of speech reserved for poets. But we now know that it is also a key strategy people use to make sense of the world, from basic concepts like time and causation to the major social issues facing society. In this book, Mark Landau…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15 
    Psychology Press
    Essays in Social Psychology

  • Cognitive Processes in Stereotyping and Intergroup Behavior

    Edited by David L. Hamilton

    Originally published in 1981, this volume brings together contributions by several of the authors whose research had contributed significantly to the recent advances in our understanding of the role of cognitive processes in stereotyping and intergroup behaviour at the time. While each chapter…

    Paperback – 2016-12-10 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • Simulation Theory

    A psychological and philosophical consideration

    By Tim Short

    Theory of Mind (ToM) is the term used for our ability to predict and explain the behaviour of ourselves and others. Accounts of this theory have so far fallen into two competing types: Simulation Theory and ‘Theory Theory’. In contrast with Theory Theory, Simulation Theory argues that we predict…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Psychology Press
    Explorations in Cognitive Psychology

  • Rhetoric, Ideology and Social Psychology

    Essays in honour of Michael Billig

    Edited by Charles Antaki, Susan Condor

    Professor Michael Billig is one of the most significant living figures in social psychology. His work spans thirty-five years, and has at times challenged conventional social scientific thinking on a range of key topics. Billig has influenced a wide range of fields including intergroup conflict,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Explorations in Social Psychology

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