The Oxford Handbook of Social Cognition

Paperback | May 22, 2014

EditorDonal E. Carlston

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Social cognition, as a field, can be characterized as a distinct subarea of social psychology that examines all of the countless cognitive complexities, mental representations, and processes implicated in interaction, as well as an approach to studying interactions in the context of thegroups, cultures, and societies to which they belong. Together these two facets of social cognition create one of the most influential and important social sciences to come along in some time.Providing a comprehensive review of major topics in the field of social cognition, The Oxford Handbook of Social Cognition expresses that excitement and fascination in describing the content and approach that constitute the field today. The 43 chapters included in this handbook cover:* central aspects of the field of social cognition, including its history and historically important foundational research areas (attribution, attitudes, impression formation, and prejudice/stereotyping), along with methodology* core issues relating to social cognitive representations and processes (including those that are visual, implicit, or automatic) and the stages of information processing (attention, perception, memory, and judgment, along with simulation and thought suppression)* applications of the social cognition approach to areas of social psychology, general psychology, and other disciplines, such as marketing, law, health and politicsAfter more than 30 years, the vibrant field of social cognition continues to reign as one of psychology's most dominant approaches. The impressive chapters collected in this volume define the field and contribute enormously to our understanding of what social cognition is today.

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Social cognition, as a field, can be characterized as a distinct subarea of social psychology that examines all of the countless cognitive complexities, mental representations, and processes implicated in interaction, as well as an approach to studying interactions in the context of thegroups, cultures, and societies to which they belo...

Donald E. Carlston, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, and Past Editor, Journal of Social Cognition.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:968 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.68 inPublished:May 22, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199396809

ISBN - 13:9780199396801

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Part One: History and Foundations of Social Cognition1. Donal E. Carlston: On the Nature of Social Cognition: My Defining Moment2. David L. Hamilton and Donal E. Carlston: The Emergence of Social Cognition3. Alan J. Lambert and Laura Scherer: Measurement and Methodology in Social Cognition: An Historical Perspective4. James S. Uleman and Laura M. Kressel: A Brief History of Theory and Research on Impression Formation5. Margo J. Monteith, Anna Woodcock, and Jill E. Lybarger: Automaticity and Control in Stereotyping and Prejudice: The Revolutionary Role of Social Cognition Across Three Decades of Research6. Glenn D. Reeder: Attribution as a Gateway to Social Cognition7. Duane T. Wegener and Richard E. Petty: Attitudes and Social Cognition as Social Psychological SiblingsPart Two: Mental Representation and Information Processing8. Lisa K. Libby and Richard P. Eibach: The Role of Visual Imagery in Social Cognition9. Kurt Hugenberg and John Paul Wilson: Faces are Central to Social Cognition10. SoYon Rim, Yaacov Trope, Nira Liberman, and Oren Shapira: The Highs and Lows of Mental Representation: A Construal Level Perspective on the Structure of Knowledge11. B. Keith Payne and C. Daryl Cameron: Implicit Social Cognition and Mental Representation12. Ap Dijksterhuis: Automaticity13. Robert S. Wyer Jr., Hao Shen, and Alison Jing Xu: The Role of Procedural Knowledge in the Generalizeability of Social Behavior14. Bertram Gawronski and Laura A. Creighton: Dual-Process Theories15. Daniel Smilek and Alexandra Frischen: The "Cold" and "Hot" Sides of Attention16. Emily Balcetis and Shana Cole: On Misers, Managers, and Monsters: The Social Cognition of Visual Perception17. John J. Skowronski, Randy J. McCarthy, and Brett M. Wells: Person Memory: Past, Perspectives, and Prospects18. Leaf Van Boven, Mark Travers, Jacob Westfall, and Gary McClelland: Judgment and Decision Making19. Keith D. Markman and Elizabeth A. Dyczewski: Mental Simulation: Looking Back in Order to Look Ahead20. Sadia Najmi: Thought SuppressionPart Three: Social Cognition and Social Psychology21. Linda M. Isbell and Elicia C. Lair: Moods, Emotions, and Evaluations as Information22. Baruch Eitam, David B. Miele, and E. Tory Higgins: Motivated Remembering: Remembering as Accessibility and Accessibility as Motivational Relevance23. Melissa Ferguson and Jeremy Cone: The Mind in Motivation: A Social Cognitive Perspective on the Role of Consciousness in Goal Pursuit24. Allen R. McConnell, Christina M. Brown, and Tonya M. Shoda: The Social Cognition of the Self25. Denise R. Beike: Cherished Memories: Autobiographical Memory and the Self26. Mark R. Leary and Meredith L. Terry: Self-evaluation and Self-esteem27. Steven J. Sherman, Jeffrey W. Sherman, Elise J. Percy, and Courtney K. Soderberg: Stereotype Development and Formation28. Ana Guinote: Social Power and Cognition29. Grainne M. Fitzsimons and Joanna Anderson: Interpersonal Cognition: Seeking, Understanding, and Maintaining Relationships30. John M. Levine and Eliot R. Smith: Group Cognition: Collective Information Search and DistributionPart Four: Synergies with Other Realms of Social Science31. Gun R. Semin, Margarida V. Garrido, and Tomas Palma: Interfacing Body, Mind, the Physical, and Social World: Socially Situated Cognition32. Steven L. Neuberg, D. Vaughn Becker, and Douglas T. Kenrick: Evolutionary Social Cognition33. Jeff Greenberg, Mark J. Landau, and Jamie Arndt: Mortal Cognition: Viewing Self and the World from the Precipice34. David M. Amodio and Kyle G. Ratner: The Neuroscience of Social Cognition35. Yoshihisa Kashima and Ying Lan: Communication and Language Use in Social Cognition36. Gail D. Heyman and Cristine H. Legare: Social Cognitive Development: Learning from Others37. Chi-yue Chiu, Sharon S-L. Ng, and Evelyn W-M. Au: Culture and Social Cognition38. John F. Kihlstrom: The Person-Situation Interaction39. Frank R. Kardes and Robert S. Wyer Jr.: Consumer Information Processing40. Barbara A. Spellman and Frederick Schauer: Law and Social Cognition41. John T. Jost, Erin P. Hennes, and Howard Lavine: "Hot" Political Cognition: Its Self-, Group-, and System-Serving Purposes42. Shelley E. Taylor: Social Cognition and Health43. Donal E. Carlston and Erica D. Schneid: Trends in Social Cognition Research