Advances in Experimental Social Psychology

Advances in Experimental Social Psychology

1st Edition - March 1, 2022

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  • Editor: Bertram Gawronski
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323990783
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323990790

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The Advances in Experimental Social Psychology series is the premier outlet for reviews of mature, high-impact research programs in social psychology. Contributions to the series provide defining pieces of established research programs, reviewing and integrating thematically related findings by individual scholars or research groups. Topics discussed in Volume 65 include Cross-Group Friendship, Construal of Power, Political Ideology and Social Categorization, Disgust and Social Judgment, and Effects of Testosterone on Close Relationships.

Key Features

  • Provides one of the most cited series in the field of experimental social psychology
  • Contains contributions of major empirical and theoretical interest
  • Represents the best and brightest in new research, theory and practice in social psychology


Researchers, librarians, and academics in social psychology and personality

Table of Contents

  • Cover image
  • Title page
  • Table of Contents
  • Copyright
  • Contributors
  • Chapter One: The intergroup perspective on cross-group friendship
  • Abstract
  • 1: Intergroup interactions as the substance of cross-group friendship and intergroup contact
  • 2: Intergroup contact
  • 3: Cross-group friendship
  • 4: Why study cross-group friendship from the perspective of intergroup relations?
  • References
  • Chapter Two: Construal of power as opportunity or responsibility
  • Abstract
  • 1: What does it mean to construe power as opportunity or responsibility?
  • 2: Construing power differently alters powerholders’ behavior
  • 3: When is power construed as opportunity or responsibility?
  • 4: Future directions for studying power construal
  • 5: Conclusion
  • Acknowledgments
  • References
  • Chapter Three: How disgust affects social judgments
  • Abstract
  • 1: Introduction
  • 2: Disgust and social judgment: Two theoretical perspectives
  • 3: The manipulation and measurement of disgust
  • 4: Disgust and moral judgments
  • 5: Disgust and social judgments
  • 6: Pathogen-avoidance and extended perspectives on disgust: Assessing the evidence
  • References
  • Chapter Four: Political ideology and social categorization
  • Abstract
  • 1: Political ideology and social categorization
  • 2: Individual differences in the social categorization process
  • 3: Conceptualizing and assessing political ideology
  • 4: Central premises
  • 5: Political ideology modulates categorization processes
  • 6: Ideology modulates evaluations of people who challenge efficient categorization
  • 7: Political attitudes and behaviors based on efficient categorization
  • 8: Future directions and concluding remarks
  • Acknowledgments
  • References
  • Chapter Five: Testosterone tradeoffs in close relationships
  • Abstract
  • 1: Overview
  • 2: The costs and benefits of testosterone in close relationship contexts
  • 3: Implications of testosterone for dominance, competition, aggression, and sexuality
  • 4: Implications of testosterone for nurturance and caregiving
  • 5: Open questions and future directions
  • 6: Conclusions
  • Acknowledgments
  • References

Product details

  • No. of pages: 288
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2022
  • Published: March 1, 2022
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323990783
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323990790

About the Editor

Bertram Gawronski

Dr. Bertram Gawronski, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at the University of Texas at Austin. He received his PhD in psychology from Humboldt-University Berlin (Germany) in 2001. In addition to editing five influential books on a broad range of social psychological topics, Dr. Gawronski has served as Associate Editor of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology and Personality and Social Psychology Review.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, USA

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