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The Blackwell reader in social psychology / ed. Miles Hewstone, Anthony S. R. Manstead, Wolfgang Stroebe

Secondary Author Hewstone, Miles
Manstead, Antony S. R.
Stroebe, Wolfgang
Country Reino Unido. Publication Oxford : Blackwell, 1997 Description XII, 642 p. ; 25 cm ISBN 0-631-19998-5 CDU 316.6
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

The articles have been carefully chosen to illustrate key theoretical developments in the field, as well as popular research programmes.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Part I Introduction
  • 1 Introduction to a History of Social Psychology
  • Contemporary Social Psychology in Historical Perspective
  • 2 Evolutionary Social Psychology
  • Sex Differences in Jealousy: Evolution, Physiology and Psychology
  • 3 Developmental Social Psychology
  • The Development of Children's Preference for their own Country: A Cross-National Study
  • 4 Methodology in Social Psychology: Putting Ideas to the Test
  • Experimentation in Social Psychology: A Reappraisal
  • Part II Construction of the Social World
  • 5 Basic Concepts and Approaches in Social Cognition
  • Forming Impressions of Personality
  • A Hypothesis- Confirming Bias in Labelling Effects
  • 6 Processing Social Information for Judgements and Decisions
  • Cognitive Representation of Personality Impressions: Organizational Processes in First Impressions Formation
  • Reconstructing the Past: Some Cognitive Consequences of Person Perception
  • 7 Attribution Theory: Basic Issues and Applications
  • Videotape and the Attribution Process: Reversing Actor's and Observers' Points of View
  • Attributions and Behaviour in Marital Interaction
  • 8 Attitudes: Structure, Measurement and Functions
  • Empirical Validation of Affect, Behaviour, and Cognition as Distinct Components of Attitude
  • Prediction of Goal-Directed Behaviour: Attitudes, Intentions, and Perceived Behavioural Control
  • 9 Principles of Attitude Formation and Strategies of Attitude Change
  • Decision Freedom as a Determinant of the Role of Incentive Magnitude in Attitude Change
  • Personal Involvement as a Determinant of Argument-Based Persuasion
  • Part III Emotion, Communication and Relationships
  • 10 Emotion
  • Cognitive, Social and Physiological Determinants of Emotional States
  • Constants Across Cultures in the Face and Emotion
  • 11 Interpersonal Communication
  • Secondary Baby Talk: Judgements by Institutionalized Elderly and their Caregivers
  • Channel Consistency and Inconsistency in the Communications of Married Couples
  • 12 Affiliation, Attraction and Close Relationships
  • Romantic Love Conceptualized as Attachment Process
  • Commitment and Satisfaction in Romantic Associations: A Test of the Investment Model
  • 13 Prosocial Behaviour
  • From Jerusalem to Jericho: A Study of Situational and Dispositional Variables in Helping Behaviour
  • A Lady in Distress: Inhibiting Effects of Friends and Strangers on Bystander Intervention
  • 14 Aggressive Behaviour
  • Weapons as Aggression-Eliciting Stimuli
  • Attribution of Apparent Arousal and Proficiency of Recovery from Sympathetic Activation Affecting Transfer to Aggressive Behaviour
  • Part IV Social Groups
  • 15 Group Performance
  • Many Hands Make Light the Work: The Causes and Consequences of Social Loafing
  • Productivity Loss in Brainstorming Groups: Towards the Solution of a Riddle
  • 16 Social Influence in Groups
  • Influence of a Consistent Minority on the Responses of a Majority in a Color Perception Task
  • Behavioural Study of Obedience
  • 17 Intergroup Relations
  • Intergroup Discrimination and Self-Esteem in the Minimal Group Paradigm
  • Intergroup Contact: The Typical Member and the Exception to t

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Ernst Joachim Wolfgang Stroebe is a German social psychologist and Emeritus Professor of Social Psychology at the Utrecht University and the University of Groningen, particularly known for his works "Introduction to social psychology" and "Social psychology and health," and on brainstorming. Miles Ronald Cole Hewstone is a leading social psychologist who is well known for his work on social relations. He graduated from the University of Bristol in 1978 and then moved to the University of Oxford from which he obtained a D.Phil. in social psychology in 1981.

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