Handbook of Self-Knowledge

Handbook of Self-Knowledge

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Handbook of Self-Knowledge by Simine Vazire

This authoritative handbook reviews the state of the science of self-knowledge, a key emerging area in psychology. Leading investigators describe innovative theory and research that is shedding new light on how—and how accurately—people perceive their own traits, thoughts, feelings, behavior, and relationships. Coverage encompasses the behavioral, mental, biological, and social structures that underlie self-knowledge; approaches to studying self-beliefs in specific domains; and the motives and biases that influence accuracy. The volume explores the personal and societal benefits of self-knowledge and also considers possible ways to enhance it.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781462505173
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 05/21/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 462
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Simine Vazire, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Psychology at Washington University in St. Louis. Her research examines how well people know their own personalities and behavior, and how well people know the impressions they make on others. Dr. Vazire has received the SAGE Young Scholar Award from the Foundation for Personality and Social Psychology, the Early Career Award from the International Society for Self and Identity, and the Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award from Washington University in St. Louis.
 
Timothy D. Wilson, PhD, is Sherrell J. Aston Professor of Psychology at the University of Virginia. He has conducted research in the areas of self-knowledge, happiness, social cognition, and using social psychological principles to solve personal and social problems. Dr. Wilson is a recipient of the All-University Outstanding Teacher Award and the Distinguished Scientist Award from the University of Virginia and is an elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
 

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