Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intraindividual Processes
Abraham Tesser, Norbert Schwarz
Wiley, Dec 13, 2002 - Psychology - 672 pages
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.
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.