Advances in Experimental Social Psychology

Series Editor:

  • 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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Researchers, librarians, and academics in social psychology and personality.


Book information

  • Published: July 2012
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-394281-4

Table of Contents

  1. Danger, Disease, and the Nature of Prejudice(s)
  2. Mark Schaller and Steven L. Neuberg

  3. Biosocial Construction of Sex Differences and Similarities in Behavior
  4. Wendy Wood and Alice H. Eagly

  5. The Imagined Contact Hypothesis
  6. Richard J. Crisp and Rhiannon N. Turner

  7. Making Heroes: The Construction of Courage, Competence and Virtue
  8. George R. Goethals and Scott T. Allison

  9. The Effects of Past Behavior on Future Goal-Directed Activity
  10. Robert S. Wyer, Alison Jing Xu & Hao Shen

  11. Effectiveness in Humans and Other Animals: A Common Basis for Well-Being and Welfare

Becca Franks and E. Tory Higgins