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The social mind : cognitive and motivational aspects of interpersonal behavior

Author: Joseph P Forgas; Kipling D Williams; Ladd Wheeler
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Publisher's description: Effective social interaction requires sophisticated mental and motivational strategies. The Social Mind reviews and integrates recent psychological research on the relationship between people's thoughts and motives - their 'social mind' - and their interpersonal strategies. The research shows that success in personal relationships, group behavior and strategic interaction are all  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph P Forgas; Kipling D Williams; Ladd Wheeler
ISBN: 0521770920 9780521770927 0521541255 9780521541251
OCLC Number: 43631824
Description: xvi, 444 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Dimensions of the social mind : size, asymmetries, congruence, and sex differences in thought systems focused on self or other persons / William J. McGuire and Claire V. McGuire --
Affect and the "social mind" : affective influences on strategic interpersonal behaviors / Joseph P. Forgas --
Motivating cognitive change : the self-standards model of dissonance / Joel Cooper --
The motivational and cognitive dynamics of day-to-day social life / John B. Nezlek --
The social self : the quest for identity and the motivational primacy of the individual self / Constantine Sedikides and Lowell Gaertner --
Cognitive and motivational processes in self-presentation / Dianne M. Tice and Jon Faber --
Self-esteem and interpersonal strategies / Astrid Schütz --
The social mind of the narcissist : cognitive and motivational aspects of interpersonal self-construction / Frederick Rhodewalt --
Uncertainty orientation and the social mind : individual differences in the interpersonal context / Richard M. Sorrentino, Gordon Hodson, and Günter L. Huber --
Perceiving, feeling, and wanting : experiencing prior relationships in present-day interpersonal relations / Susan M. Andersen and Kathy R. Berenson --
Ideal standards in close relationships / Garth J.O. Fletcher and Jeffry A. Simpson --
Victims and perpetrators provide discrepant accounts : motivated cognitive distortions about interpersonal transgressions / Roy F. Baumeister and Kathleen Catanese --
Inside the social mind of the ostracizer / Kipling D. Williams, Ladd Wheeler, and Joel A.R. Harvey --
Self-categorization and subjective uncertainty resolution : cognitive and motivational facets of social identity and group membership / Michael A. Hogg --
Motivation gains in performance groups : aspects and prospects / Norbert L. Kerr --
The social influence of automatic responding : controlling the uncontrollable / Pascal Huguet [and others] --
Directed social influence / William D. Crano --
Cognitive and social motivation in group decision making / Martin F. Kaplan and Henk Wilke.
Responsibility: edited by Joseph Forgas, Kipling D. Williams, Ladd Wheeler.
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