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Nisbett, Richard E.

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Works: 87 works in 320 publications in 8 languages and 10,580 library holdings
Genres: Cross-cultural studies  Examinations  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Ethnographic television programs  Educational television programs  Study guides  History  Internet videos 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: BF311, 153.4
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Publications by Richard E Nisbett
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Most widely held works by Richard E Nisbett
The geography of thought : how Asians and Westerners think differently-- and why by Richard E Nisbett( Book )
59 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 2,179 libraries worldwide
A professor of psychology examines the divergent ways in which eastern and western cultures view the world, offering suggestions about how today's interdependent global cultures may be bridged
Intelligence and how to get it : why schools and cultures count by Richard E Nisbett( Book )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,460 libraries worldwide
Nisbett debunks the myth of genetic inheritance of intelligence and persuasively demonstrates how intelligence can be enhanced : the anti-Bell Curve book.--From publisher description
Mindware : tools for smart thinking by Richard E Nisbett( Book )
23 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,178 libraries worldwide
A psychology expert offers a tool kit for thinking more clearly and making better decisions, explaining how to reframe problems using simplified concepts from science and statistics, including the law of large numbers, statistical regression, cost-benefit analysis, and causation and correlation
Human inference : strategies and shortcomings of social judgment by Richard E Nisbett( Book )
18 editions published between 1980 and 1985 in English and held by 980 libraries worldwide
The person and the situation : perspectives of social psychology by Lee Ross( Book )
23 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 848 libraries worldwide
A new edition of the classic 1991 social psychology text, with a new foreword by Malcolm Gladwell. How does the situation we're in influence the way we behave and think? Professors Ross and Nisbett eloquently argue that the context we find ourselves in substantially affects our behavior. The Person and the Situation explores the complex ideas about personal versus situational determinants of behavior and relates the lessons of our discipline to important political, social, and even philosophical issues. This its the type of book that we have long wished we had available to assign to the serious, critical student who asks, What have we really learned from social psychology? "We offer this book as a kind of throwback to a golden age and as a tribute to our intellectual forebears. We offer it as a 'stand tall and be proud' pep talk for our colleagues in general and for our younger colleagues in particular. We offer it as an olive branch and invitation to more fruitful intellectual dialogue with our friends in personality research (and also to our friends in anthropology and sociology who cluck, with some justification, about our parochialism). We offer it as a slim guide for non-psychologists to the heart and muscle of our enterprise. And last, but not least, we offer it as an invitation to honor the great tradition of Kurt Lewin that links basic theory first to the analysis of socially significant real-world phenomena and ultimately to the task of effective social innovation." Lee Ross & Richard Nisbett With a new foreword by Malcolm Gladwell, and a new afterword by the authors, this timely reissue of one of social psychology's classic texts is essential reading for anyone with an interest in human behavior
Thought and feeling; cognitive alteration of feeling states by Richard E Nisbett( Book )
15 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in English and held by 512 libraries worldwide
"Recently there has been growing awareness and acceptance of the proposition that people do not exist in a world of physically defined forces and events, but in a world defined by their own perceptions, cognitions, conclusions, and imaginations. We respond and react not to some objectively defined set of stimuli, but to our own apperceptions of stimuli that we define subjectively. The original essays in this volume center on one aspect of this process of attribution: The extent to which the perception of events and causes results in the determination, modification, or alteration of emotions, feelings, and affective states.This book is divided into five sections, each of which elucidates and extends these theoretical conceptions. Part 1 provides a historical background and analytical framework for the rest of the book. Part 2 presents chapters dealing with the sorts of internal cues which may give rise to a feeling state. Part 3 presents a chapter discussing the evaluative needs aroused by the internal cues. Part 4 is concerned with the process of explanation triggered by the evaluative needs. Part 5 deals with various external cues and how they are used to label the internal feeling state. There is a concluding discussion of the cognitive alteration of feeling states.The authors deal with aggression, boredom, obesity, the control of pain, and delusional systems. This volume is of continuing importance to clinical and experimental psychologists as well as social psychologists. Each of the authors takes the theoretical concept of cognition and relates it to research in biofeedback, physiology, social psychology, altered states of consciousness, etc. Thus, the book bridges the gap between cognitive theory and the use of that theory in applied research."--Provided by publisher
Rules for reasoning ( Book )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
This book examines two questions: Do people make use of abstract rules such as logical and statistical rules when making inferences in everyday life? Can such abstract rules be changed by training? Contrary to the spirit of reductionist theories from behaviorism to connectionism, there is ample evidence that people do make use of abstract rules of inference -- including rules of logic, statistics, causal deduction, and cost-benefit analysis. Such rules, moreover, are easily alterable by instruction as it occurs in classrooms and in brief laboratory training sessions. The fact that purely forma
Social psychology by Thomas Gilovich( Book )
27 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in English and held by 315 libraries worldwide
Psychology; advanced test by Susan Millman( Book )
7 editions published between 1966 and 1978 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
East and West by EBS( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
"Through careful studies conducted in the U.S., U.K. and East Asia, researchers came to the surprising conclusion that in many aspects, people from the 'East' and people from the 'West' think in diametrically opposite ways. Scientists determined that cultural differences trump theories that the brain's thought processes operate in much the same manner for all people. As cultures and economies become more interwoven, it is increasingly important to understand these differences and how they might affect communication and negotiations in both social and business settings."--Container
The actor and the observer: divergent perceptions of the causes of behavior by Edward E Jones( Book )
4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Perceiving the causes of one's own behavior by Richard E Nisbett( Book )
7 editions published between 1971 and 1977 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Induction : processes of inference, learning, and discovery by John H Holland( Book )
8 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Attribution processes in the development and treatment of emotional disorders by Stuart Valins( Book )
4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
L'inferenza umana : strategie e lacune del giudizio sociale by Richard E Nisbett( Book )
2 editions published in 1989 in Italian and held by 29 libraries worldwide
A Distinctive approach to psychological research : the influence of Stanley Schachter by Neil E Grunberg( file )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
 
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Alternative Names
Nisbett R.
Nisbett R. 1941-
Nisbett, R. E
Nisbett, Richard
Nisbett, Richard 1941-
Nisbett, Richard E.
Nisbett, Richard Eugene.
Richard E. Nisbett Amerikaans psycholoog
Richard Nisbett
Richard Nisbett US-amerikanischer Psychologe
Нисбетт, Р.
Нисбетт Р. Е
Нисбетт Р. Е. 1941-
Нисбетт, Ричард Е.
Ричард Нисбетт
ريتشارد إي. نيسبت، 1941-
ريتشارد يوجين نيسبيت عالم نفس أمريكي
니스벳, 리처드
니스벳, 리처드 E
ニスベット, リチャード・E.
理查徳・尼斯贝特
Languages
English (208)
Italian (6)
Polish (4)
Korean (4)
Japanese (2)
Dutch (2)
Chinese (1)
Spanish (1)
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