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Social cognition : making sense of people

Author: Ziva Kunda
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©1999.
Series: Bradford book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this survey of research and theory about social cognition, Ziva Kunda reviews basic processes in social cognition, including the representation of social concepts, rules of inference, memory, hot cognition and automatic processing.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ziva Kunda
ISBN: 0262112418 9780262112413 0262611430 9780262611435 0585077827 9780585077826
OCLC Number: 40618974
Description: xi, 602 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Concepts : representing social knowledge --
Heuristics : rules of thumb for reasoning --
Determining what is, what was, and what might have been : hypothesis testing, covariation detection, and counterfactual thinking --
Memory : reconstructing the past --
Hot cognition : the impact of motivation and affect on judgment --
Automatic processes : judgment and behavior without awareness, intention, control, or effort --
Stereotypes --
Knowledge about others' attitudes, behavior, and personality --
The self --
Culture.
Series Title: Bradford book.
Responsibility: Ziva Kunda.

Abstract:

In this survey of research and theory about social cognition, Ziva Kunda reviews basic processes in social cognition, including the representation of social concepts, rules of inference, memory, hot cognition and automatic processing.

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