Frontiers of Social Psychology

Series Editors: Arie W. Kruglanski, Joseph P. Forgas

Frontiers of Social Psychology is a new series of domain-specific handbooks. The purpose of each volume is to provide readers with a cutting-edge overview of the most recent theoretical, methodological, and practical developments in a substantive area of social psychology, in greater depth than is possible in general social psychology handbooks. The Editors and contributors are all internationally renowned scholars, whose work is at the cutting-edge of research.

Scholarly, yet accessible, the volumes in the Frontiers series are an essential resource for senior undergraduates, postgraduates, researchers, and practitioners, and are suitable as texts in advanced courses in specific sub-areas of social psychology.

  • Social Neuroscience

    Biological Approaches to Social Psychology

    Edited by Eddie Harmon-Jones, Michael Inzlicht

    Paperback – 2016-02-01 
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • Social Exclusion

    Edited by Kipling D. Williams, Steve A. Nida

    Paperback – 2016-01-31 
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • 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 – 2016-01-14 
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • Social Communication

    Edited by Klaus Fiedler

    This volume is devoted to the fascinating topic of social communication - fascinating because communication is ubiquitous, in that one cannot not communicate. And yet, the art of effective communication can be extremely demanding and elusive, because a tricky trade-off problem has to be solved. For…

    Paperback – 2015-08-20 
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • Attitudes and Attitude Change

    Edited by William D. Crano, Radmila Prislin

    This volume assembles a distinguished group of international scholars whose chapters on classic and emerging issues in research on attitudes provide an excellent introduction for advanced undergraduates and graduate students. The book’s chapters cover all of the most critical features of attitude…

    Paperback – 2014-09-10
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • Negotiation Theory and Research

    Edited by Leigh L. Thompson

    Negotiation is the most important skill anyone in the business world can have today, because people must continually negotiate their jobs, responsibilities, and opportunities. Yet very few people know strategies for maximizing their outcomes in everyday and in more formal business situations. This…

    Paperback – 2014-09-10
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • The Self

    Edited by Constantine Sedikides, Steven J. Spencer

    This volume provides a cutting-edge exposition to research on the self. Sixteen authoritative overviews highlight the role of the self around four themes. The first theme is Brain and Cognition, which includes a social neuroscience perspective on the self, implicit self-cognition, the structure of…

    Paperback – 2014-09-10
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • Social Psychology and the Unconscious

    The Automaticity of Higher Mental Processes

    Edited by John A. Bargh

    Evidence is mounting that we are not as in control of our judgments and behavior as we think we are. Unconscious or ‘automatic’ forms of psychological and behavioral processes are those of which we tend to be unaware, that occur without our intention or consent, yet influence us on a daily basis in…

    Paperback – 2014-09-10
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • Evolution and Social Psychology

    Edited by Mark Schaller, Jeffry A. Simpson, Douglas T. Kenrick

    Why do we think about and interact with other people in the particular ways that we do? Might these thoughts and actions be contemporary products of our long-ago evolutionary past? If so, how might this be, and what are the implications? Research generated by an evolutionary approach to social…

    Paperback – 2014-06-08
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • The Science of Social Influence

    Advances and Future Progress

    Edited by Anthony R. Pratkanis

    The contributions to this volume capture the thrill of current work on social influence, as well as providing a tutorial on the scientific and technical aspects of this research. The volume teaches the student to: Learn how to conduct lab, field and case research on social influence through…

    Paperback – 2014-06-08
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • Close Relationships

    Functions, Forms and Processes

    Edited by Patricia Noller, Judith A. Feeney

    Close Relationships: Functions, Forms and Processes provides an overview of current theory and research in the area of close relationships, written by internationally renowned scholars whose work is at the cutting edge of research in the field. The volume consists of three sections: introductory…

    Paperback – 2014-06-08
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • Affect in Social Thinking and Behavior

    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 – 2014-06-08
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • Personality and Social Behavior

    Edited by Frederick Rhodewalt

    The study of the relationship between the person and the situation has had a long history in psychology. Many theories of personality are set on an interpersonal stage and many social phenomena are played out differently as the cast of characters change. At times the study of persons and situations…

    Paperback – 2013-08-05
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • Stereotyping and Prejudice

    Edited by Charles Stangor, Christian S. Crandall

    This volume presents a contemporary and comprehensive overview of the great diversity of theoretical interests, new ideas, and practical applications that characterize social psychological approaches to stereotyping and prejudice. All the contributions are written by renowned…

    Paperback – 2013-05-08
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • Group Processes

    Edited by John M. Levine

    It is impossible to understand human behavior without understanding the critical role that groups play in people’s lives. Most of us belong to a range of formal and informal groups, including families, work teams, and friendship cliques. These groups absorb a great deal of our time and energy and…

    Hardback – 2012-09-04
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • Social Metacognition

    Edited by Pablo Briñol, Kenneth DeMarree

    Metacognition refers to thinking about our own thinking. It has assumed a prominent role in social judgment because our thoughts about our thoughts can magnify, attenuate, or even reverse the impact of primary cognition. Metacognitive thoughts can also produce changes in thought, feeling, and…

    Hardback – 2011-12-11
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • Goal-Directed Behavior

    Edited by Henk Aarts, Andrew Elliot

    This volume presents chapters from internationally renowned scholars in the area of goals and social behavior. The book is organized around a series of topics that are of critical importance to understanding the social-cognitive aspects of goal-directed behavior. In each chapter, the authors offer…

    Hardback – 2011-10-18
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • Social Judgment and Decision Making

    Edited by Joachim I. Krueger

    This volume brings together classic key concepts and innovative theoretical ideas in the psychology of judgment and decision-making in social contexts. The chapters of the first section address the basic psychological processes underlying judgment and decision-making. The guiding question is "What…

    Hardback – 2011-10-17
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • Intergroup Conflicts and Their Resolution

    A Social Psychological Perspective

    Edited by Daniel Bar-Tal

    This book provides a framework that sheds an illuminating light into the psyche of people involved in macro-level destructive intergroup conflicts, involving societies and ethnic groups, that take place continuously in various parts of the globe. It focuses on the socio-psychological repertoire…

    Hardback – 2010-12-07
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • Social Motivation

    Edited by David Dunning

    Motivational science is one of the fastest-growing areas of research in social psychology, incorporating multiple perspectives from social-personality research. This volume provides students and researchers with a comprehensive overview of major topics in social motivation. All contributors are…

    Hardback – 2010-10-11
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • Social Cognition

    The Basis of Human Interaction

    Edited by Fritz Strack, Jens Förster

    Social cognition is an area of social psychology that has been flourishing over the past two decades. It has harnessed basic concepts from cognitive psychology and developed and refined them to explain human thinking, feeling, and acting in a social context. Moreover, social cognition has…

    Hardback – 2009-03-05
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • Social Psychology of Consumer Behavior

    Edited by Michaela Wänke

    The Social Psychology of Consumer Behavior brings together the most promising and theoretically fruitful research developments by internationally renowned scholars, whose work is at the cutting edge of research. Experts from both fields – social psychology and consumer behavior – provide an…

    Hardback – 2008-12-15
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Social Psychology