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The Social Mind
The Social Mind charts the intellectual history of the idea of socially constructed mind through the examination of four key theorists - Lev Vygotsky, George Herbert Mead, James Mark Baldwin, and Pierre Janet. An analysis of the theories of these scholars and the social climate in which they worked ..
₦ 13,916
Cultural Transmission
Cultural Transmission covers psychological, developmental, social, and methodological research on how cultural information is socially transmitted from one generation to the next within families. Studying processes of cultural transmission may help analyze the continuity or change of cultures, inclu..
₦ 12,003
Emotional Contagion
When people are in a certain mood, whether elation or depression, that mood is often communicated to others. When we are talking to someone who is depressed it may make us feel depressed, whereas if we talk to someone who is feeling self-confident and buoyant we are likely to feel good about ourselv..
₦ 10,728
Interpersonal Expectations
This volume brings together critical analysis of the phenomenon called interpersonal expectation – a sub-area of social psychology that studies how the expectations of one person affects the behavior of another in an interactive setting. The book is divided into three major sections: the first exami..
₦ 17,425
Face-to-Face Communication over the Internet
Social platforms such as MySpace, Facebook and Twitter have rekindled the initial excitement of cyberspace. Text based computer-mediated communication has been enriched with face-to-face communication such as Skype, as users move from desk tops to laptops with integrated cameras and related hardware..
₦ 12,959
Personality: Determinants, Dynamics, and Potentials
Personality: Determinants, Dynamics and Potentials is a comprehensive survey of contemporary research and theory in personality psychology. The book provides balanced coverage of biological, cognitive, affective, social, and interpersonal determinants of personality functioning and individual differ..
₦ 15,513
Romantic Relationships in Emerging Adulthood
Emerging adulthood - the period between the late teens and mid-twenties - is a unique and important developmental period during which people gain relationship experience before settling on someone to partner with. Romantic Relationships in Emerging Adulthood presents a synthesis of cutting-edge rese..
₦ 22,844
Emotions and Beliefs
Few people would question nowadays that emotions influence beliefs but until recently little scientific research has been done on exactly how this effect takes place. This important new book, with contributions from some of the leading figures in the study of emotion, explores the relationship betwe..
₦ 12,641
The Social Psychology of Knowledge
This collection, published in 1988, brings an innovative perspective to research in social cognition. It assembles fifteen chapters by many leading scholars in the field, which together provide an innovative and integrative analysis of the phenomenon of human knowledge. Three themes dominate the boo..
₦ 13,278
Lifelines and Risks
In this highly original work, Robert and Beverley Cairns follow the pathways of 695 young people growing up in the 1980s and 1990s (their educational successes and failures, their friendships, their loves--in short, the events and feelings they experienced in the course of living). The focus of the ..
₦ 17,741
Innovations in Feminist Psychological Research
What are the best ways to do research on the psychology of women and gender? Within feminist psychology, there is a great deal of methodological creativity and diversity. This volume highlights how familiar methods such as focus groups can be brought to bear on feminist issues. It demonstrates less ..
₦ 14,553
Extending Families
How do personal networks evolve and what roles do they play for parents, and for the development of children? Can these ties with relatives, neighbours, and friends provide stability for family members during periods of disruption caused by divorce, unemployment, geographic dislocation or serious il..
₦ 16,469