Advances in Experimental Social Psychology

Edited by

  • Mark Zanna, Psychology Department, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
  • James Olson, Psychology Department, University of Western Ontario, Canada

Advances in Experimental Social Psychology continues to be one of the most sought after and most often cited series in this field. Containing contributions of major empirical and theoretical interest, this series represents the best and the brightest in new research, theory, and practice in social psychology.

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Book information

  • Published: July 2010
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-380946-9

Table of Contents

1. The planning fallacy: Cognitive, motivational, and social origins -

Roger Buehler

Dale Griffin

Johanna Peetz

2. Optimal distinctiveness theory: A framework for social cognition and intergroup relations -

Geoffrey J. Leonardelli

Cynthia L. Pickett

Marilynn B. Brewer

3. Varieties of psychological license -

Dale T. Miller

Daniel A. Effron

4. Beyond productivity loss in brainstorming groups: The evolution of a question -

Wolfgang Stroebe

Bernard A. Nijstad

Eric F. Rietzschel

5. Evaluative conditioning: The "how" question -

Christopher R. Jones

Michael A. Olson

Russell H. Fazio

6. Evaluations that immerse or transcend: Flexibility, consistency, and the function of construal -

Alison Ledgerwood

Yaacov Trope