This authoritative handbook provides a cutting-edge overview of classic and current research as well as an assessment of future trends in the field of intraindividual processes. After outlining a set of integrative perspectives - evolutionary and cultural, developmental, and methodological - it goes on to provide an in-depth treatment of current research on social cognition and social motivation. The handbook concludes with chapters devoted to research on applying cognitive and motivational principles. 28 specially commissioned chapters offer unparalleled coverage of the whole field of intraindividual processes A carefully chosen team of authors from around the world ensure a truly international perspective Fully referenced chapters include bibliographies for easy access to further study This handbook is essential reading for upper-level students looking for succinct overviews and for researchers seeking an authoritative definition of the field which also indicates likely future trends.
Abraham Tesser was research Professor of Psychology at theUniversity of Georgia while editing this volume. He has editedseveral books and published a number of articles on communication, attitudes, thought processes, and self-evaluation maintenance. Heis currently Visiting Professor of Psychology at The Ohio StateUniversity. Norbert Schwarz is Professor of Psychology at theUniversity of Michigan and Senior Research Scientist at Michigan'sInstitute for Social Research. He has published numerous articles, chapters, and books on human judgement, including Cognition andCommunication: Judgmental Biases, Research Methods and the Logic ofConversation (1995).
Release date NZ
December 20th, 2000
Edited by Abraham Tesser
Edited by Norbert Schwarz