What"s Social about Social Cognition? Research on Socially Shared Cognition in Small Groups

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Subjects:

  • Cognition & cognitive psychology,
  • Social, group or collective psychology,
  • Social perception,
  • Social Psychology,
  • Psychology,
  • Sociology,
  • Cognitive Psychology,
  • Social Work,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Cognitive Psychology,
  • Psychology-Social Psychology,
  • Social Science / Social Work,
  • Social Science-Social Work,
  • Social groups

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Book details

ContributionsJudith L. Nye (Editor), Aaron M. Brower (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7909107M
ISBN 100803972059
ISBN 109780803972056

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Significantly augmented from a special issue of Small Group Research, this volume answers the demand for a greater social emphasis in social cognition research by examining decision making, prejudices, motivations, emotions, and reciprocal influences between and among small group members.

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VAN DIJK Department of General Literary Studies, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands The social psychology of discourse is a new field of study that partly overlaps with the social psychology of language, dealt with in the other chapters of this handbook.

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cognitive psychology. But, while cognitive psycho-logy concerns itself with how we perceive physical stimuli and objects, social cognition focuses on the perception and processing of social objects, such as people, social groups and events.

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