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Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology By Edited by Abraham Tesser

Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology
by Edited by Abraham Tesser

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This volume offers an overview of the field of intrapersonal processes. The book is divided into nine major sections on perspectives, cognition, social motivation, affect/emotion, influence/attitudes, self & identity, methods and approaches and applications.
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Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intraindividual Processes by Edited by Abraham Tesser

This authoritative handbook provides a cutting-edge overview of classic and current research as well as an assessment of future trends in the field of intraindividual processes. After outlining a set of integrative perspectives - evolutionary and cultural, developmental, and methodological - it goes on to provide an in-depth treatment of current research on social cognition and social motivation. The handbook concludes with chapters devoted to research on applying cognitive and motivational principles. 28 specially commissioned chapters offer unparalleled coverage of the whole field of intraindividual processes A carefully chosen team of authors from around the world ensure a truly international perspective Fully referenced chapters include bibliographies for easy access to further study This handbook is essential reading for upper-level students looking for succinct overviews and for researchers seeking an authoritative definition of the field which also indicates likely future trends.

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About Edited by Abraham Tesser

Abraham Tesser was research Professor of Psychology at the University of Georgia while editing this volume. He has edited several books and published a number of articles on communication, attitudes, thought processes, and self-evaluation maintenance. He is currently Visiting Professor of Psychology at The Ohio State University.

Norbert Schwarz is Professor of Psychology at the University of Michigan and Senior Research Scientist at Michigan's Institute for Social Research. He has published numerous articles, chapters, and books on human judgement, including Cognition and Communication: Judgmental Biases, Research Methods and the Logic of Conversation (1995).

Table of Contents

Series Editors' Preface. Preface. Part I: Perspectives and Methods. 1. Evolutionary Analyses in Social Psychology: Eugene Burnstein and Christine Branigan. 2. The Cultural Grounding of Social Psychological Theory: Joan G. Miller.3. A Lifespan Developmental Perspective: Kevin Durkin. 4. Cognitive Indices of Social Information Processing: John N. Bassili. 5. The Psychophysiological Perspective on the Social Mind: Piotr Winkielman, Gary G. Berntson, and John T. Cacioppo. Part II: Cognition. 6. Mental Representations: Eliot R. Smith and Sarah Queller. 7. The Social Unconscious: Mahzarin R. Banaji, Kristi M. Lemm, and Siri J. Carpenter. 8. Language and Social Cognition: G n R. Semin. 9. Conversational Processes in Reasoning and Explanation: Denis J. Hilton and Ben R. Slugoski. 10. The Heuristics and Biases Approach to Judgement Under Uncertainty: Dale Griffin, Richard Gonzalez, and Carol Varey. 11. How the Mind Moves: Knowledge Accessibility and the Fine-tuning of the Cognitive System: Leonard L. Martin, Fritz Strack, and Diederik A. Stapel. 12. Standards, Expectancies, and Social Comparison: Monica Biernat and Laura S. Billings. 13. Individual Differences in Information Processing: Peter Suedfeld and Philip E. Tetlock. Part III: Social Motivation. 14. Self-Regulation: Charles S. Carver. 15. Goal Setting and Goal Striving: Gabriele Oettingen and Peter M. Gollwitzer. 16. On the Motives Underlying Social Cognition: David Dunning. 17. The Nature of Emotion: W. Gerrod Parrott. 18. The Consequences of Mood on the Processing of Social Information: Herbert Bless. 19. Attitudes, Persuasion, and Behavior: Gerd Bohner and Norbert Schwarz. 20. The Construction of Attitudes: Norbert Schwarz and Gerd Bohner. 21. Values and Ideologies: Meg J. Rohan and Mark P. Zanna. 22. Self-Esteem: Abraham Tesser. 23. Self-Concept and Identity: Daphna Oyserman. 24. Identity Through Time: Constructing Personal Pasts and Futures: Michael Ross and Roger Buehler. Part IV: Applications. 25. Psychology and Law: G nter K hnken, Maria Fiedler, and Charlotte M hlenbeck. 26. Consumer Behavior: Sharon Shavitt and Michaela Wonke. 27. Dealing with Adversity: Self-Regulation, Coping, Adaptation, and Health: Lisa G. Aspinwall. 28. The Psychological Determinants of Political Judgement: Victor C. Ottati. Index.

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Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intraindividual Processes by Edited by Abraham Tesser
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