Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, Volume 48

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Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 24th May 2013
Page Count: 328
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Chapter One. On Sense-Making Reactions and Public Inhibition of Benign Social Motives: An Appraisal Model of Prosocial Behavior

1 Introduction

2 Social Psychology as the Science of the Flabbergasted Individual

3 Behavioral Inhibition

4 Behavioral Disinhibition

5 Behavioral Disinhibition in Dilemmatic Situations

6 Behavioral Disinhibition and Social Value Orientations

7 Behavioral Inhibition Following Public Service Ads

8 Behavioral Disinhibition and Affiliation with the Ingroup

9 Conclusions



Further Reading

Chapter Two. The Case For and Against Perspective-Taking

1 Introduction and Overview

2 Costs Rather than Benefits?

3 Potential for Evaluation and Ambiguity of Behavior Interpretation

4 Two Different Paths: Beneficial Versus Harmful Egocentrism

5 Further Empirical Evidence

6 Summary and Conclusion



Chapter Three. Changing Places: A Dual Judgment Model of Empathy Gaps in Emotional Perspective Taking

1 Introduction

2 Dual Judgments in Emotional Perspective Taking

3 Empathy Gaps in Self-judgment

4 Empathy Gaps in Emotional Perspective Taking

5 Implications for Social Behavior

6 Implications for Social Judgment

7 Empathy Gap Moderators

8 Related Theoretical Perspectives

9 Conclusions



Chapter Four. Social Self-Analysis: Constructing, Protecting, and Enhancing the Self

1 Overview

2 Precomparison Orientation

3 Comparison Test Components

4 Comparison Tests: Reliability, Validity, and Generalizability

5 Comparison Test Abstraction

6 Conclusions and Future Directions


Chapter Five. A Three-Tier Hierarchy of Sel


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  • One of the most sought after and most often cited series in this field
  • Contains contributions of major empirical and theoretical interest
  • Represents the best and the brightest in new research, theory, and practice in social psychology


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