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Frontiers of Social Psychology


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Social Psychology and Justice

Social Psychology and Justice

1st Edition

Forthcoming

E. Allan Lind
December 18, 2019

This ground-breaking new volume reviews and extends theory and research on the psychology of justice in social contexts, exploring the dynamics of fairness judgments and their consequences. Perceptions of fairness, and the factors that cause and are caused by fairness perceptions, have long been...

Measurement in Social Psychology

Measurement in Social Psychology

1st Edition

Hart Blanton, LaCroix Jessica M., Webster Gregory D.
October 24, 2018

Although best known for experimental methods, social psychology also has a strong tradition of measurement. This volume seeks to highlight this tradition by introducing readers to measurement strategies that help drive social psychological research and theory development. The books opens with an...

Subjective Well-Being and Life Satisfaction

Subjective Well-Being and Life Satisfaction

1st Edition

James E. Maddux
January 03, 2018

The quality of people’s relationships with and interactions with other people are major influences on their feelings of well-being and their evaluations of life satisfaction. The goal of this volume is to offer scholarly summaries of theory and research on topics at the frontier of the study of...

Positive Psychology: Established and Emerging Issues

Positive Psychology: Established and Emerging Issues

1st Edition

Dana S. Dunn
August 28, 2017

 This volume is a comprehensive review of theoretical and empirical contributions to positive psychology. It provides a scientific understanding of how human strengths help people psychologically and physically, showing how stressful circumstances do not inexorably lead to negative prognoses....

Politics of Social Psychology

Politics of Social Psychology

1st Edition

Jarret T. Crawford, Lee Jussim
August 15, 2017

Social scientists have long known that political beliefs bias the way they think about, understand, and interpret the world around them. In this volume, scholars from social psychology and related fields explore the ways in which social scientists themselves have allowed their own political biases...

Computational Social Psychology

Computational Social Psychology

1st Edition

Robin R. Vallacher, Stephen J. Read, Andrzej Nowak
June 05, 2017

Computational Social Psychology showcases a new approach to social psychology that enables theorists and researchers to specify social psychological processes in terms of formal rules that can be implemented and tested using the power of high speed computing technology and sophisticated software....

Group Processes

Group Processes

1st Edition

John M. Levine
May 31, 2017

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...

Ostracism, Exclusion, and Rejection

Ostracism, Exclusion, and Rejection

1st Edition

Kipling D. Williams, Steve A. Nida
December 13, 2016

Ostracism, Exclusion, and Rejection examines research into the related phenomena of ostracism, exclusion and rejection. Most individuals have experienced both sides of the coin: being ostracized and ostracizing others. People experience mild forms of ostracism on a daily basis, but some endure...

Political Psychology: New Explorations

Political Psychology: New Explorations

1st Edition

Jon A. Krosnick, I-Chant A. Chiang, Tobias H. Stark
November 02, 2016

In recent decades, research in political psychology has illuminated the psychological processes underlying important political action, both by ordinary citizens and by political leaders. As the world has become increasingly engaged in thinking about politics, this volume reflects exciting new work...

Aggression and Violence: A Social Psychological Perspective

Aggression and Violence: A Social Psychological Perspective

1st Edition

Brad J. Bushman
October 26, 2016

This book provides a broad and contemporary overview of aggression and violence by some of the most internationally renowned researchers in the field. It begins with an integrative theoretical understanding of aggression and shows how animal models shed light on human aggression and violence....

Social Neuroscience: Biological Approaches to Social Psychology

Social Neuroscience: Biological Approaches to Social Psychology

1st Edition

Eddie Harmon-Jones, Michael Inzlicht
March 21, 2016

Social Neuroscience provides an updated and critically important survey of contemporary social neuroscience research. In response to recent advances in the field, this book speaks to the various ways that basic biological functions shape and underlie social behavior. The book also shows how an...

Addictions: A Social Psychological Perspective

Addictions: A Social Psychological Perspective

1st Edition

Catalina E. Kopetz, Carl W. Lejuez
December 21, 2015

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,...

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