Personality Dynamics: Meaning Construction, the Social World, and the Embodied Mind (EWP Warsaw Lectures in Personality and Social Psychology New edit

Personality Dynamics: Meaning Construction, the Social World, and the Embodied Mind (EWP Warsaw Lectures in Personality and Social Psychology New edit

By: Tomasz Maruszewski (editor), Daniel Cervone (editor), Malgorzata Fajkowska (editor), Michael W. Eysenck (editor)Hardback

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Warsaw Lectures in Personality and Social Psychology- Volume 3 Volume 3 of this noteworthy series presents contemporary advances in psychological science that address classic questions about personality dynamics. Twenty-two contributors discuss three challenging themes in personality dynamics: processes of meaning construction, the interplay between personality and the social world, and the embodied nature of the mind. Several topics, such as personality as a complex system, reciprocal interactions between persons and situations, the interplay of cognitive structures and affective or motivational processes, and the need to study concrete contextualized persons rather than abstract decontextualized variables, cut across the majority of the chapters and lend coherence to the volume as a whole. The book itself is an interacting system of theories and findings intended to spur further advances in the study of personality dynamics.

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Daniel Cervone, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Margorzata Fajkowska, Warsaw School of Social Sciences and Humanities and Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland Michael W. Eysenck, Roehampton University, Whitelands College, London, United Kingdom Tomasz Maruszewski, Polish Academy of Sciences and Warsaw School of Social Sciences and Humanities, Warsaw, Poland

Contents

Introduction: Personality Dynamics I. PERSONALITY AND MEANING CONSTRUCTION IN SOCIAL CONTEXT Knowledge, Appraisal, and Personality Dynamics, Daniel Cervone and Gregory Bartoszek. Dialogical Self Theory in Practice: About Some Interesting Phenomena, Hubert J. M. Hermans and Piotr Ole? The Construction of Meaning, Shulamith Kreitler II. PERSONALITY PROCESSES IN A SOCIAL WORLD The Relational Self: Transference as a Meaning-Making Mechanism, Susan M. Andersen and Elizabeth Przybylinski Perceived Isolation, John T. Cacioppo and Louise C. Hawkley Need and Ability in the Process of Knowledge Formation, Ma?gorzata Kossowska and Katarzyna Ja?ko III. COGNITIVE AND AFFECTIVE DYNAMICS AND THE EMBODIED MIND Social Anxiety and Performance, Michael W. Eysenck Embodied Simulation and the Human Smile: Processing Similarities to Cultural Differences, Paula M. Niedenthal, Magdalena Rychlowska,and Piotr Szarota Mental Dynamism and Its Constraints: Finding Patterns in the Stream of Consciousness, Robin R. Vallacher, Jay Michaels, Susan Wiese, Urszula Strawinska,and Andrzej Nowak Name Index Subject Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/02/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780979773198
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 214
  • ID: 9780979773198
  • weight: 431
  • ISBN10: 0979773199
  • edition: New edition

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