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Key Features

  • 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
  • Readership

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

    Table of Contents

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    Chapter One. Positive Emotions Broaden and Build

    1 Ten Representative Positive Emotions

    2 Assessment Approaches

    3 Seeds of the Broaden-and-Build Theory

    4 Evidence for the Broaden-and-Build Theory

    5 New Frontiers for the Broaden-and-Build Theory

    6 Offshoots from the Broaden-and-Build Theory

    7 Positivity Resonance: Broaden-and-Build in Sync with Others

    8 Closing Comments

    Chapter Two. Moral Foundations Theory

    1 The Origins of MFT

    2 The Current Theory

    3 Empirical Findings

    4 Future Directions

    5 Conclusion

    Chapter Three. Culture and Analytic Versus Holistic Cognition

    1 Cultural Differences in Analytic Versus Holistic Cognition

    2 Multilevel Analyses of Cultural Influences on Cognition

    3 Culturally Contingent Situated Cognition: A Case for Cultural Moderation of a Proximal-Level Situational Factor

    4 Implications and Future Directions

    Chapter Four. Message Position, Information Processing, and Persuasion

    1 Introduction: Message Position and Persuasion

    2 Classic and Contemporary Theories

    3 The Discrepancy Motives Model

    4 Empirical Support for the DMM

    5 Implications for Defense and Bolstering Motives Beyond the Amount of Information Processing

    6 Summary and Conclusions

    Chapter Five. Implicit Attitudes and Beliefs Adapt to Situations

    1 Implicit Attitudes and Beliefs Adapt to Situations: A Decade of Research on the Malleability of Implicit Prejudice, Stereotypes, and the Self-Concept

    2 Setting the Stage: The Role of the Unconscious in Shaping Attitudes and Beliefs

    3 Implicit Attitudes and Beliefs About Social Groups

    4 Changing Implicit Attitudes and Beliefs

    5 A Roadmap of My Research Program

    6 Do Changes in Local Environments Influence Implicit Attitudes Toward Disadvantaged G


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    "Overall, the chapter authors do an excellent job reviewing research in their respective areas. This volume will be of interest to anyone concerned with current topics in social psychology. In particular, scholars in the areas of stereotypes, prejudice, and interpersonal relationships will appreciate this volume: The chapters pertaining to these subjects serve as good comprehensive reviews for researchers interested in conducting research in these areas."--PsycCRITIQUES March 27, 2013, Vol. 58, Release 13, Article 9