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Social Cognitive Psychology: History and Current Domains / Edition 1

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780306454752
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 06/30/1997
Series: The Springer Series in Social Clinical Psychology
Edition description: 1997
Pages: 494
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

I. Historical Foundations.- 1 The Conception of a Pragmatic Social Cognitive Psychology.- Linking Science to Practice.- Early Social Cognitive Psychology: Dewey, Baldwin, and Mead.- New Traditions Emerge.- 2 The Social Gestalt and Social Learning Traditions.- Extending Perceptual Gestalt Psychology to Social Living.- Learning: From Animal Lab to Home and Clinic.- 3 The Constructivist Tradition.- Kelly’s Personal Constructs.- Constructing Symbolic Versions of Reality.- Constructing Lives.- 4 The Information-Processing Tradition.- Artificial and Pragmatic Intelligence.- The Intelligent Interlocutor’s Tool Kit.- Reflexivity, Metacognition, and Bounded Self-Understanding.- Conclusion.- II. Knowing Others.- 5 Evolving Models of the Social Knower.- The Naive Scientist.- The Cognitive Miser.- The Motivated Tactician.- 6 Multiple Knowing Processes.- Automatic and Controlled Processing.- Adding Noncognitive to Cognitive Knowing.- 7 Stereotyping and Prejudice.- Applying the New Model.- Automatic Caricatures.- Overcoming Stereotypes: Toward Individual Portraits.- III. Self Processes.- 8 Negotiating Realities to Know Oneself.- Self Theory as an Inherently Social Transaction.- The Good-and-in-Control Prototype.- The Negative Self Theory.- The Interaction of Self Theory and Self-Knowledge.- “Knowing” Oneself as a Social Control.- 9 Goals in Personality, Emotion, and Subjective Well-Being.- Goals and Self-Regulation.- Types of Goals.- Goals as Cognitive Motivators.- Goals and Personality.- Goals and Emotion.- Goals and Subjective Well-Being.- 10 Self-Regulation: The Pursuit of Goals.- Components of Self-Regulation.- Control Theory: The Mechanistic Side of Human Self-Regulation.- Goal Theory and Self-Efficacy Theory: The Human Side of Self-Regulation.- New Developments in Self-Regulation.- IV. Interpersonal Processes.- 11 Communication-Based Social Judgments and Relationship-Based Self Schemas.- Communication and Conversations.- Working Models of Self with Others.- 12 Close Relationships.- Psychology’s Long Courtship with Love.- Relational Constructs and Methodologies.- Relationship-Forming Processes.- Romantic Relationships.- Relationship-Maintaining Processes.- Becoming Relational Experts.- V. The Clinical Context.- 13 Social Clinical Psychology.- A History of Social Clinical Psychology.- Social Clinical Psychology Today.- 14 The Social Cognitive Construction of Difference and Disorder.- Clinical Myths and Sequelae.- Defining Normality and Abnormality.- Categorical Thinking.- Errors and Biases in Clinical Judgment.- Conclusion.

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