By Steven J. Stroessner, Jeffrey W. Sherman
This quantity makes a speciality of social notion, the processing of knowledge approximately humans. This factor has continuously been critical to social psychology, yet this e-book brings jointly literatures that during huge half were separated via the character of the social target that's concerned. traditionally, study on individual conception constructed fairly independently from study concerning perceptions of teams. while the previous examine mostly interested in the cognitive techniques serious about forming impressions of people, study on workforce notion tested the content material of stereotypes and the stipulations lower than which they're utilized in social judgment. there has been been little overlap within the theories and strategies of those subfields, and diversified researchers have been significant in each.
The chapters during this booklet will spotlight learn and theorizing approximately social conception, exploring the methods concerned about social conception from individuals to teams. a few chapters describe paintings that used to be initially constructed in individual notion yet is being prolonged to realizing teams. different chapters illustrate how a few techniques studied within the area of stereotyping additionally have an effect on perceptions of person folks. eventually, different chapters specialise in variables that impact perceptions and judgments of either participants and teams, proving possibilities for better popularity of the typical set of things which are vital to all kinds of social perception.
The groundbreaking publication presents crucial analyzing for upper-level classes on social cognition or social belief, and will additionally function an auxiliary textual content in classes on interpersonal perception/relations and classes on stereotyping/intergroup relations.
Read or Download Social Perception from Individuals to Groups PDF
Best social psychology & interactions books
Genocide has tragically claimed the lives of over 262 million sufferers within the final century. Jews, Armenians, Cambodians, Darfurians, Kosovons, Rwandans, the record turns out never-ending. medical psychologist Steven okay. Baum units out to envision the mental styles to those atrocities. construction on trait idea in addition to social psychology he reanalyzes key conformity experiences (including the well-known experiments of Ash, Millgram and Zimbardo) to bring about a brand new knowing of id and emotional improvement in the course of genocide.
“Man’s inhumanity to man”--the word is all too favourite. yet till Phyllis Chesler's now-classic ebook, a profound silence prevailed approximately woman’s inhumanity to girl. Women's aggression won't take a similar shape as men's, yet women and girls are certainly competitive, frequently not directly and generally towards each other.
During this quantity the applying of the social talents education (SST) version to precise scientific stipulations is mentioned. Its makes use of with schizophrenia, social nervousness, melancholy, psychological handicap, and substance abuse are reviewed extensive and functional options for the long run are given. Advances in social psychology and linguistics have implications for the long run improvement of SST and their contributions to the sector are offered within the ultimate part.
This article, a part of the McGraw-Hill sequence in Social Psychology, is for the coed with out earlier heritage in social psychology. Written by means of Philip Zimbardo and Michael Leippe, notable researchers within the box, the textual content covers the relationships latest among social effect, perspective swap and human habit.
- CQ: Learn the Secret of Lasting Love
- Blind Alleys in Social Psychology
- The Elephant in the Room: Silence and Denial in Everyday Life
- Social Psychology - Experimental and Critical Approaches
- Understanding Drugs, Alcohol and Crime
- Social Dilemmas: Understanding Human Cooperation
Extra resources for Social Perception from Individuals to Groups
1998). Perceiving social groups: The importance of the entitativity continuum. In C. Sedikides, J. Schopler, & C. A. ), Intergroup cognition and intergroup behavior (pp. 47–74). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. Hamilton, D. , Sherman, S. , & Maddox, K. B. (1999). Dualities and continua: Implications for understanding perceptions of persons and groups. In S. Chaiken & Y. ), Dual process theories in social psychology (pp. 606–626). New York, NY: Guilford Press. Hamilton, D. , Sherman, S.
Importantly, these different kinds of questions and issues took us far from the illusory correlation paradigm. Presumably forever. But in the last few years through a set of serendipitous circumstances, I have been working with my son Jeff and 22 S. J. , 2009; see Chapter 7, this volume) on the application of a model of categorization to the perception of social targets and to the development of stereotypes for those targets. Speciﬁcally, we have used John Kruschke’s attention theory of category learning (Kruschke, 2001, 2003).
Rutchick, A. , Hamilton, D. , & Petrocelli, J. V. (2006). A functional perspective on group memberships: Differential need fulﬁllment in a group typology. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 42, 707–719. Kruschke, J. K. (2001). The inverse base-rate effect is not explained by eliminative inference. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 27, 1385–1400. 24 S. J. Sherman Kruschke, J. K. (2003). Attention in learning. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 12, 1761–175.