Review of Personality and Social Psychology

Review of Personality and Social Psychology


  • Author : Ladd Wheeler
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications, Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1981-08-01
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0803916671


Review of Personality and Social Psychology Book Description :

Volume 2 builds on the early success of the series, presenting articles of even higher quality. Subjects covered include differential perceptions of men and women, sociobiology, language and individual differences, political creativity, and behavioural self-regulation -- amongst others....

Measures of Personality and Social Psychological Constructs

Measures of Personality and Social Psychological Constructs


  • Author : Gregory J. Boyle
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2014-09-04
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780123869586


Measures of Personality and Social Psychological Constructs Book Description :

Measures of Personality and Social Psychological Constructs assists researchers and practitioners by identifying and reviewing the best scales/measures for a variety of constructs. Each chapter discusses test validity, reliability, and utility. Authors have focused on the most often used and cited scales/measures, with a particular emphasis on those published in recent years. Each scale is identified and described, the sample on which it was developed is summarized, and reliability and validity data are presented, followed by presentation of the scale, in full or in part, where such permission has been obtained. Measures fall into five broad groups. The emotional disposition section reviews measures of general affective tendencies, and/or cognitive d...

The Oxford Handbook of Personality and Social Psychology

The Oxford Handbook of Personality and Social Psychology


  • Author : Kay Deaux
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-10-02
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780190870027


The Oxford Handbook of Personality and Social Psychology Book Description :

The second edition of The Oxford Handbook of Personality and Social Psychology beautifully captures the history, current status, and future prospects of personality and social psychology. Building on the successes and strengths of the first edition, this second edition of the Handbook combines the two fields of personality and social psychology into a single, integrated volume, offering readers a unique and generative agenda for psychology. Over their history, personality and social psychology have had varying relationships with each other-sometimes highly overlapping and intertwined, other times contrasting and competing. Edited by Kay Deaux and Mark Snyder, this Handbook is dedicated to the proposition that personality and social psychology are bes...

Handbook of Psychology  Personality and Social Psychology
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Handbook of Psychology Personality and Social Psychology


  • Author : Irving B. Weiner
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0471384046


Handbook of Psychology Personality and Social Psychology Book Description :

This book provides a comprehensive overview of personality structure and process, interpersonal and intergroup relationships, social cognition, and group dynamics. Chapter cover specific topics such as temperament, dispositions, attitudes, attraction, conformity, persuasion, and individual and group differences....

Prosocial behavior

Prosocial behavior


  • Author : Margaret S. Clark
  • Publisher : Sage Publications, Inc
  • Release Date : 1990-12-01
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : PSU:000018097122


Prosocial behavior Book Description :

The phenomenon of altruism - its causes, its effects and its manifestations - is discussed in this volume. The contributors explore such issues as: the socialization of altruism; volunteering; the effect of helping on the helper; and the effect of help-seeking behaviour on dependence and independence. With anthropological, biological and sociological approaches, this multi-perspective volume is an intriguing resource....

Emotions  Relationships  and Health

Emotions Relationships and Health


  • Author : Phillip Shaver
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications, Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1984
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015016299391


Emotions Relationships and Health Book Description :

Psychological interest in emotion is now greater than it has been for several decades. As the editor says: 'Emotion is back, and with a vengeance!' In this fascinating volume, Shaver has brought together sixteen researchers who are working in the important areas of emotion, personal relationships and health. Together, their contributions spell out just how much we know about these subjects and their intricate inter-relationship. They attempt to investigate the huge range of emotions engendered by interdependent living, and to show how the quality of an individual's social ties can affect -- and be affected by -- his state of health....

Research Methods in Personality and Social Psychology

Research Methods in Personality and Social Psychology


  • Author : Clyde Hendrick
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications, Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UVA:X001685346


Research Methods in Personality and Social Psychology Book Description :

This volumes describes key research techniques and strategies (such as design of an interaction laboratory, psychophysiological methods and use of reaction time as a measure), presents various research designs (meta-analysis, covariance structure modelling and dyadic research) and addresses the classic distinction between idiographic and nomothetic approaches to research....

Religion  Personality  and Social Behavior

Religion Personality and Social Behavior


  • Author : Vassilis Saroglou
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2013-07-24
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136449840


Religion Personality and Social Behavior Book Description :

Psychological interest in religion, in terms of both theory and empirical research, has been constant since the beginning of psychology. However, since the beginning of the 21st Century, partially due to important social and political events and developments, interest in religion within personality and social psychology has increased. This volume reviews the accumulated research and theory on the major aspects of personality and social psychology as applied to religion. It provides a high quality integrative, systematic, and rigorous review of that work, with a focus on topics that are both central in personality and social psychology and have allowed for the accumulation of solid and replicated and not impressionist knowledge on religion. The contri...

Handbook of Research Methods in Social and Personality Psychology
Score: 4
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Handbook of Research Methods in Social and Personality Psychology


  • Author : Harry T. Reis
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2000-03-13
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0521559030


Handbook of Research Methods in Social and Personality Psychology Book Description :

This sourcebook covers conceptual and practical issues in research design, methods of research and statistical approaches in social and personality psychology. The primary purpose of the handbook is to provide readable yet comprehensive chapters on the range of methods and tools used by researchers in social and personality psychology. In addition, it should alert researchers to methodological possibilities they may not have thought of. Innovative research methods work best when they allow researchers to ask theoretically driven questions that could not have been asked previously, thereby enhancing the quality and depth of their empirical knowledge base. With the help of this text, both new and established social psychologists should learn about appr...

Measures of Personality and Social Psychological Attitudes

Measures of Personality and Social Psychological Attitudes


  • Author : John P. Robinson
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2013-10-22
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781483219844


Measures of Personality and Social Psychological Attitudes Book Description :

Measures of Personality and Social Psychological Attitudes: Volume 1 in Measures of Social Psychological Attitudes Series provides a comprehensive guide to the most promising and useful measures of important social science concepts. This book is divided into 12 chapters and begins with a description of the Measures of Personality and Social Psychological Attitudes Project's background and the major criteria for scale construction. The subsequent chapters review measures of "response set"; the scales dealing with the most general affective states, including life satisfaction and happiness; and the measured of self-esteem. These topics are followed by discussions of measures of social anxiety, which is conceived a major inhibitor of social interaction,...