Social Psychology Products

  • Standards and Expectancies

    Contrast and Assimilation in Judgments of Self and Others, 1st Edition

    By Monica Biernat

    This book examines how standards and expectancies affect judgments of others and the self. Standards are points of comparison, expectancies are beliefs about the future, and both serve as frames of reference against which current events and people (including the self) are experienced. The central…

    Hardback – 2005-09-19
    Psychology Press
    Essays in Social Psychology

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2005-07-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research International Series in Social Psychology

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2005-05-19
    Psychology Press

  • Culture and Human Development

    The Importance of Cross-Cultural Research for the Social Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wolfgang Friedlmeier, Pradeep Chakkarath, Beate Schwarz

    As intercultural encounters between people in the modern world become more common, important questions have been raised about the nature of culture-specific differences and similarities. Focusing on the relationship between culture and human development, this timely book offers an interdisciplinary…

    Hardback – 2005-02-24
    Psychology Press

  • Children's Understanding of Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martyn Barrett, Eithne Buchanan-Barrow

    A state-of-the-art review of the research in this area, this collection covers children's understanding of family, school, economics, race, politics and gender roles. Recent changes and trends in research are summarised. This is explained in terms of a progression from the Piagetian stages model of…

    Hardback – 2004-12-10
    Psychology Press
    Studies in Developmental Psychology

  • Attitudes and Opinions

    3rd Edition

    By Stuart Oskamp, P. Wesley Schultz

    Notable advances resulting from new research findings, measurement approaches, widespread uses of the Internet, and increasingly sophisticated approaches to sampling and polling, have stimulated a new generation of attitude scholars. This extensively revised edition captures this excitement, while…

    Hardback – 2004-12-06
    Psychology Press

  • William James and The Varieties of Religious Experience

    A Centenary Celebration, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeremy Carrette

    William James's The Varieties of Religious Experience was an intellectual landmark, paving the way for current study of psychology, philosophy and religious studies. In this new companion to the Varieties, key international experts provide contemporary responses to James's book, exploring its…

    Hardback – 2004-11-11
    Routledge

  • Figurative Language Comprehension

    Social and Cultural Influences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Herbert L. Colston, Albert N. Katz

    Figurative language, such as verbal irony, metaphor, hyperbole, idioms, and other forms is an increasingly important subfield within the empirical study of language comprehension and use. Figurative Language Comprehension: Social and Cultural Influences is an edited scholarly book that ties…

    Hardback – 2004-10-26
    Routledge

  • The Justice Motive in Adolescence and Young Adulthood

    Origins and Consequences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claudia Dalbert, Hedvig Sallay

    This book provides a unique overview of the development of justice-related beliefs in different socialization contexts, and also of the role this plays in protecting mental health and promoting career development for adolescents and young adults. A range of European contributors bridge the…

    Hardback – 2004-07-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research International Series in Social Psychology

  • Changing Conceptions of Psychological Life

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cynthia Lightfoot, Michael Chandler, Chris Lalonde

    Changing Conceptions of Psychological Life is an interdisciplinary look at personal constructions of self. This book is a product of the 30th Annual Meeting of the Jean Piaget Society. The contributing authors constitute the original cast invited to speak on the theme of how individuals come to…

    Hardback – 2004-07-01
    Psychology Press
    Jean Piaget Symposia Series

  • The Psychology of Closed Mindedness

    1st Edition

    By Arie W. Kruglanski

    The fundamental phenomenon of human closed-mindedness is treated in this volume. Prior psychological treatments of closed-mindedness have typically approached it from a psychodynamic perspective and have viewed it in terms of individual pathology. By contrast, the present approach stresses the…

    Hardback – 2004-06-28
    Psychology Press
    Essays in Social Psychology

  • Moral Development, Self, and Identity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel K. Lapsley, Darcia Narv ez

    This volume examines the psychological, social-relational, and cultural foundations of the most basic moral commitments. It begins by looking at the seminal writings of Augusto Blasi, whose writings on moral cognition, the development of self-identity, and moral personality have transformed the…

    Hardback – 2004-03-08
    Psychology Press

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