Social Cognition Products

  • Evolution and the Social Mind

    Evolutionary Psychology and Social Cognition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph P. Forgas, Martie G. Haselton, William von Hippel

    This book seeks to combine the study of human social cognition - the way we think, decide, plan and analyze social situations - with an evolutionary framework that considers these activities in light of evolutionary adaptations for solving problems of survival faced by our ancestors over…

    Paperback – 2014-06-09
    Psychology Press
    Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology

  • Rationality and Social Responsibility

    Essays in Honor of Robyn Mason Dawes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joachim I. Krueger

    This volume brings together a diverse group of authors who have been associated with Robyn Dawes over the years. The breadth of topics covered reflects Dawes’s wide-ranging impact on psychological theory and empirical practice. The two themes of rationality and social responsibility are well…

    Paperback – 2014-06-09
    Psychology Press
    Modern Pioneers in Psychological Science: An APS-Psychology Press Series

  • Affect in Social Thinking and Behavior

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph P. Forgas

    The role of affect in how people think and behave in social situations has been a source of fascination to laymen and philosophers since time immemorial. Surprisingly, most of what we know about the role of feelings in social thinking and behavior has been discovered only during the last two…

    Paperback – 2014-06-09
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • The Good Life

    Wellbeing and the new science of altruism, selfishness and immorality, 1st Edition

    By Graham Music

    Are we born selfish or primed to help others? Does stress make people more antisocial? Can we ever be genuinely altruistic? This book explores some of the dilemmas at the heart of being human. Integrating cutting edge studies with in-depth clinical experience, Graham Music synthesizes a wealth of…

    Paperback – 2014-05-14

  • The Psychology of Counterfactual Thinking

    1st Edition

    Edited by David R. Mandel, Denis J. Hilton, Patrizia Catellani

    This book provides a critical overview of significant developments in research and theory on counterfactual thinking that have emerged in recent years and spotlights exciting new directions for future research in this area. Key issues considered include the relations between counterfactual and…

    Paperback – 2014-04-28
    Routledge Research International Series in Social Psychology

  • Social Identities

    Motivational, Emotional, Cultural Influences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rupert Brown, Dora Capozza

    The concept of social identity occupies a central position in contemporary social psychology. Social Identities: Motivational, Emotional, Cultural Influences reports recent developments in the analysis of motivational and affective aspects of social identity processes. The book also examines the…

    Paperback – 2014-01-17
    Psychology Press

  • Unified Social Cognition

    1st Edition

    By Norman Anderson

    This eagerly awaited volume presents Anderson's cumulative progress in unified social psychology. The research is grounded in the three fundamental laws of information integration theory. Research shows these laws to apply to topics in social and personality psychology such as person cognition,…

    Paperback – 2013-10-10
    Psychology Press
    Scientific Psychology Series

  • Social Cognition and Communication

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph P. Forgas, Orsolya Vincze, János László

    Language is the essence of interpersonal behavior and social relationships, and it is social cognitive processes that determine how we produce and understand language. However, there has been surprisingly little interest in the past linking social cognition and communication. This book presents the…

    Paperback – 2013-07-22
    Psychology Press
    Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology

  • Foundations of Social Cognition

    A Festschrift in Honor of Robert S. Wyer, Jr., 1st Edition

    Edited by Galen V. Bodenhausen, Alan J. Lambert

    A tribute to Robert S. Wyer, Jr.'s remarkable contributions to social psychology, Foundations of Social Cognition offers a compelling analysis of the underlying processes that have long been the focus of Bob Wyer's own research, including attention, perception, inference, and memory. Leading…

    Paperback – 2013-02-14
    Psychology Press

  • Social Comprehension and Judgment

    The Role of Situation Models, Narratives, and Implicit Theories, 1st Edition

    By Robert S. Wyer, Jr.

    Written by one of the foremost authorities in social cognition, Social Comprehension and Judgment examines how people process information encountered in their everyday lives. In the book, Dr. Wyer proposes a new theory about the way in which information acquired in everyday life is comprehended and…

    Paperback – 2013-01-11
    Psychology Press

  • Technology, Literacy, and the Evolution of Society

    Implications of the Work of Jack Goody, 1st Edition

    Edited by David R. Olson, Michael Cole

    Inspired by the seminal work of Jack Goody, a historical anthropologist specializing in the study of social structure and change, Technology, Literacy, and the Evolution of Society gathers diverse perspectives of 20 distinguished historians, anthropologists, psychologists, and educators to address…

    Paperback – 2012-12-05
    Psychology Press

  • The Cognitive Neuroscience of Social Behaviour

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2012-11-15
    Psychology Press

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