Current Directions in Social Psychology Readings from the Association for Psychological Science

ISBN-10: 0136062806

ISBN-13: 9780136062806

Edition: 2nd 2009

Authors: Janet B. Ruscher, Elizabeth Yost Hammer, Association for Psychological Science Staff

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This 2nd edition ofCurrent Directions in Social Psychologypresents readings that focus strongly on situational forces. The essays are authored by American Psychological Society recognized and respected researchers and educators. This brief reader represents a full range of topics within social psychological science.
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List price: $56.80
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 5/22/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Wayne Weiten is a graduate of Bradley University and received his Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Illinois, Chicago, in 1981. He currently teaches at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He has received distinguished teaching awards from Division Two of the American Psychological Association (APA) and from the College of DuPage, where he taught until 1991. He is a Fellow of Divisions 1 and 2 of the American Psychological Association. In 1991, he helped chair the APA National Conference on Enhancing the Quality of Undergraduate Education in Psychology and in 1996-1997 he served as President of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology. Wayne Weiten has conducted research on a wide range of topics, including educational measurement, jury decision making, attribution theory, stress, and cerebral specialization. His recent interests have included pressure as a form of stress and the technology of textbooks. He is also the co-author of Psychology Applied to Modern Life (Wadsworth, 2006) and the creator of an educational CD-ROM titled PsykTrek: A Multimedia Introduction to Psychology.Dana S. Dunn earned his B. A. in psychology from Carnegie Mellon and received his Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Virginia. He is currently professor of psychology and Director of the Learning in Common Curriculum at Moravian College in Bethlehem, PA. He chaired the Psychology Department at Moravian for six years. A Fellow of the American Psychological Science (APS), Dunn served as President of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology in 2010. A frequent speaker at national and regional disciplinary conferences, Dunn has written numerous articles, chapters, and book reviews concerning his areas of research interest: the teaching of psychology, social psychology, rehabilitation psychology, and educational assessment. He is the author or editor for 13 books, including _The Practical Researcher_ (2010), _Research Methods for Social Psychology_ (2009), and _A Short Guide to Writing about Psychology_ (2011).Elizabeth Hammer earned her B.S. in psychology from Troy State University and received her Ph.D. in social psychology from Tulane University. She is currently Kellogg Professor in Teaching in the Psychology Department and director of the center for the Advancement of Teaching at Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans. She is a Fellow of Division Two of the American Psychological Association (APA) and is a past President of Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in Psychology. Recently, she was elected as treasurer for the Society for the Teaching of Psychology. She is passionate about teaching and has published on collaborative learning, service learning, the application of social psychological theories to the classroom, and mentoring students. After her experience with Hurricane Katrina, she developed a Psychology of Disasters course.

The Social Self: Evaluation, Perception, and Regulation
Implicit Egotism. (Vol. 14, No. 2, 2005, pp. 106-110)
Contingencies of Self-Worth. (Vol. 14, No. 4, 2005, pp. 200-203)
The Spotlight Effect and the Illusion of Transparency: Egocentric Assessments of How We Are Seen by Others. (Vol. 8, No. 6, 1999, pp. 165-168)
The Cognitive Consequences of Concealing Feelings. (Vol. 13, No. 4, 2004, pp. 131-134)
Influences on Social Knowledge: Biases, Unconscious Processes, and Culture
Affective Forecasting: Knowing What to Want. (Vol. 14, No. 3, 2005, pp. 131-134)
Culture and Causal Cognition. (Vol. 9, No. 4, 2000, pp. 132-135)
The Automaticity of Social Life. (Vol. 15, No. 1, 2006, pp. 1-4)
Close Relationships: Attraction, Attachment, and Love
Attachment Security, Compassion, and Altruism. (Vol. 14, No. 1, 2005, pp. 34-38)
Emerging Perspectives on Distinctions Between Romantic Love and Sexual Desire. (Vol. 13, No. 3, 2004, pp. 116-119)
The Emerging Field of Adolescent Romantic Relationships. (Vol. 11, No. 5, 2002, pp. 177-180)
Relationships, Human Behavior, and Psychological Science. (Vol. 13, No. 6, 2004, pp. 233-237)
The Interpersonal Extremes: Prosocial Behavior and Aggression
Why Don't Moral People Act Morally? Motivational Considerations. (Vol. 10, No. 2, 2001, pp. 54-57)
Terrorism Between "Syndrome" and "Tool". (Vol. 15, No. 1, 2006, pp. 45-48)
Workplace Aggression. (Vol. 13, No. 1, 2004, pp. 9-12)
A Social-Neuroscience Perspective on Empathy. (Vol. 15, No. 2, 2006, pp. 54-58)
Stereotyping and Prejudice
Developmental Intergroup Theory: Explaining and Reducing Children's Social Stereotyping and Prejudice. (Vol. 16, No. 3, 2007, pp. 162-166)
Antecedents and Consequences of System-Justifying Ideologies. (Vol. 14, No. 5, 2005, pp. 260-265)
The Unrecognized Stereotyping and Discrimination Against Singles. (Vol. 15, No. 5, 2006, pp. 251-254)
The Psychology of Sexual Prejudice. (Vol. 9, No. 1, 2000, pp. 19-22)
Weapon Bias: Split-Second Decisions and Unintended Stereotyping. (Vol. 15, No. 6, 2006, pp. 287-291)
Stress, Coping, Health, and Well-Being
Resilience and Vulnerability to Daily Stressors Assessed via Diary Methods. (Vol. 14, No. 2, 2005, pp. 64-68)
Tend and Befriend: Biobehavioral Bases of Affiliation Under Stress. (Vol. 15, No. 6, 2006, pp. 273-277)
Positive Affect and Health. (Vol. 15, No. 3, 2006, pp. 122-125)
Resilience in the Face of Potential Trauma. (Vol. 14, No. 3, 2005, pp. 135-138)
Topic Index
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