[PDF / Epub] ❤ Social Cognition: Understanding Self and Others ✅ Gordon B. Moskowitz – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk

  • Paperback
  • 548 pages
  • Social Cognition: Understanding Self and Others
  • Gordon B. Moskowitz
  • English
  • 07 August 2017
  • 1593850859

10 thoughts on “Social Cognition: Understanding Self and Others

  1. says:

    a very systematically written book A bit different from other text books, where authors only provide you with theories and results of researcher without elaborate the logical thinking behind it Helps you learn how to structure your thinking Reread it is definitely a good idea.

  2. says:

    An essential book for any student in sociology, psychology and related disciplines.

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Social Cognition: Understanding Self and OthersAn Ideal Text For Undergraduate And Graduate Level Courses, This Accessible Yet Authoritative Volume Examines How People Come To Know Themselves And Understand The Behavior Of Others Core Social Psychological Questions Are Addressed As Students Gain An Understanding Of The Mental Processes Involved In Perceiving, Attending To, Remembering, Thinking About, And Responding To The People In Our Social World Particular Attention Is Given To How We Know What We Know The Often Hidden Ways In Which Our Perceptions Are Shaped By Contextual Factors And Personal And Cultural Biases While The Text S Coverage Is Sophisticated And Comprehensive, Synthesizing Decades Of Research In This Dynamic Field, Every Chapter Brings Theories And Findings Down To Earth With Lively, Easy To Grasp Examples.

About the Author: Gordon B. Moskowitz

I am a social psychologist whose research interests examine thought processes that occur effortlessly and unconsciously, which nonetheless direct how we perceive the world often without us realizing we have been influenced in any way A primary focus of this research examines unconscious influences on our impressions of others For example, the unconscious nature of stereotyping causes people even egalitarian minded people to be influenced by stereotypes without them realizing it This leads to questions regarding how people can control stereotypes from a ever entering the mind and b influencing evaluations and actions toward others I also have an interest ingeneral types of snap judgments people make when hearing about, meeting, or observing others These types of preconscious social judgments lead not only to questions regarding the automatic nature of human inferential processes, but the extent to which such unconscious operations can be controlled My research has also focused on the issue of minority influence, examining how and when a person in the minority can persuade the majority I also have a continued interest in creativity, especially in how creativity relates to stereotyping and egalitarianism, and the role of consciousnessprecisely, the benefits of removing consciousness in creative pursuits This underscores ageneral interest in consciousness and how lacking consciousness can often benefit goal pursuitgenerally.