Advances in Experimental Social Psychology

Advances in Experimental Social Psychology

1st Edition - July 17, 2017

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  • Editor: James Olson
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128121207
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128121719

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Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, Volume 56, the latest release in this highly cited series, contains contributions of major empirical and theoretical interest that represent the best and brightest in new research, theory and practice in social psychology. New chapters in this updated release include The Functional Theory of Counterfactual Thinking: New Evidence, New Challenges, New Insights, Stereotype Threat and Learning, Changing Our Implicit Minds: How, When, and Why Implicit Evaluations Can Be Rapidly Revised, The Motivational Underpinnings of Belief in God, and Implicit Theories: Assumptions That Shape Social and Moral Cognition. This serial is part of the Social Sciences package on ScienceDirect, and is available online beginning with Volume 32.

Key Features

  • Provides one of the most sought after and 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

Readership

Researchers, librarians, and academics in social psychology and personality

Table of Contents

  • 1. The Functional Theory of Counterfactual Thinking: New Evidence, New Challenges, New Insights
    Neal J. Roese and Kai Epstude
    2. Stereotype Threat and Learning
    Robert J. Rydell and Kathryn L. Boucher
    3. Changing Our Implicit Minds: How, When, and Why Implicit Evaluations Can Be Rapidly Revised
    Jeremy Cone, Thomas C. Mann and Melissa J. Ferguson
    4. The Motivational Underpinnings of Belief in God
    Kristin Laurin and Aaron C. Kay
    5. Implicit Theories: Assumptions That Shape Social and Moral Cognition
    Jason E. Plaks

Product details

  • No. of pages: 320
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2017
  • Published: July 17, 2017
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128121207
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128121719

About the Serial Editor

James Olson

Dr. James Olson obtained his Ph.D. at the University of Waterloo and has been a faculty member at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada, since 1978. He served as Chair of the Psychology Department from 1998 to 2003. He has conducted research on many topics, including attitudes, justice, social cognition, and humor. He has published more than 100 articles and chapters and has co-edited 15 books. He is a co-organizer of the Ontario Symposium on Personality and Social Psychology, a well-known series of conferences on various topics in personality and social psychology. He has served as an Associate Editor of three scientific journals, including the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology from 1995 to 1998. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association, the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, and the Society for Personality and Social Psychology.

Affiliations and Expertise

Psychology Department, University of Western Ontario, Canada

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