Connectionist Models of Social Reasoning and Social Behavior by Stephen John Read,Lynn C. Miller

By Stephen John Read,Lynn C. Miller

even if neural community versions have had a dramatic impression at the cognitive and mind sciences, social psychology has remained mostly unaffected via this highbrow explosion. the 1st to use neural community types to social phenomena, this ebook contains chapters via the majority of the participants presently operating during this quarter. Bringing those quite a few methods jointly in a single position, it permits readers to understand the breadth of those ways, in addition to the theoretical commonality of lots of those versions.

The members deal with a few important concerns in social psychology and convey how a majority of these types supply perception into many vintage matters. Many chapters trace that this technique presents the seeds of a theoretical integration that the sector has lacked. every one bankruptcy discusses an specific connectionist version of a important challenge in social psychology. in view that a number of the individuals both use a customary structure or supply a working laptop or computer software, readers, with a bit paintings, will be capable of enforce their very own diversifications of versions.

Chapters are dedicated to the subsequent issues and types:
* the educational and alertness of social different types and stereotypes;
* causal reasoning, social clarification, and individual perception;
* character and social habit;
* vintage dissonance phenomena; and
* trust switch and the coherence of enormous scale trust systems.

Show description

Read or Download Connectionist Models of Social Reasoning and Social Behavior PDF

Best social psychology & interactions books

Social and Cognitive Development in the Context of Individual, Social, and Cultural Processes: Creating Opportunities for Development (International Library of Psychology)

A number of fresh analyses have eager about how social and cultural elements form improvement, yet much less good understood are the person positive strategies all for this interaction. This quantity showcases different theoretical and empirical ways to how person, social and cultural elements form improvement, and indicates new instructions for destiny scholarship.

Consumer Culture, Identity and Well-Being: The Search for the 'Good Life' and the 'Body Perfect' (European Monographs in Social Psychology)

Ads, materialism and intake are relevant features of latest Western tradition. we're bombarded with idealised photographs of the suitable physique, fascinating client items, and prosperous life, but psychology is just simply starting to take account of the profound effect those client tradition beliefs have on contributors’ experience of id and value.

Essentials of Life-Span Development (B&B Psychology)

Necessities of Life-Span improvement

The Theory and Practice of Democratic Therapeutic Community Treatment

Democratic healing groups were organize around the world, yet formerly there has now not been a guide that units out the underlying theories, and describes winning perform. in response to their very own massive adventure and services, the authors of this new textbook clarify tips on how to arrange and run sleek healing groups as powerful evidence-based interventions for character disease and different universal psychological medical conditions.

Additional info for Connectionist Models of Social Reasoning and Social Behavior

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.99 of 5 – based on 7 votes