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Wyer, Robert S.

Overview
Works: 56 works in 289 publications in 1 language and 8,020 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Other, Contributor
Classifications: HM132, 302.12
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert S Wyer
Handbook of social cognition( Book )

34 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social cognition, inference, and attribution by Robert S Wyer( Book )

15 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memory and cognition in its social context by Robert S Wyer( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first comprehensive theoretical formulation of the way people use information they receive about their social environments to make judgments and behavioral decisions, this volume focuses on the cognitive processes that underlie the use of social information. These include initial interpretation, the representations used to make inferences, and the transformation of these subjective inferences into overt judgment and behavior. In addition, it specifies the role of affect and emotion in information processing, and the role of self-knowledge at different stages of processing. The the
Cognitive organization and change: an information processing approach by Robert S Wyer( Book )

17 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook of social cognition( Book )

6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Knowledge and memory : the real story( Book )

12 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perspectives on anger and emotion by Robert S Wyer( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this volume, Berkowitz develops the argument that experiential and behavioral components of an emotional state are affected by many processes: some are highly cognitive in nature; others are automatic and involuntary. Cognitive and associative mechanisms theoretically come into play at different times in the emotion-cognition sequence. The model he proposes, therefore, integrates theoretical positions that previously have been artificially segregated in much of the emotion-cognition literature. The breadth of the implications of Berkowitz's theory is also reflected in the diversity
Foundations of social cognition : a festschrift in honor of Robert S. Wyer, Jr. by Galen V Bodenhausen( Book )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through his extensive research, editorial activities, and his enormous impact on students and colleagues, Robert S. Wyer, Jr. has established himself as a prolific scholar in the history of social psychology. This book is a tribute to his remarkable contributions
The automaticity of everyday life by Robert S Wyer( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Skinner argued so pointedly, the more we know about the situational causes of psychological phenomena, the less need we have for postulating internal conscious mediating processes to explain those phenomena. Now, as the purview of social psychology is precisely to discover those situational causes of thinking, feeling, and acting in the real or implied presence of other people, it is hard to escape the forecast that as knowledge progresses regarding social psychological phenomena there will be less of a role played by free will or conscious choice in accounting for them. In other words, bec
Perspectives on behavioral self-regulation by Robert S Wyer( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents and evaluates new theoretical advances in all areas of social cognition and information processing. This volume is devoted to each theory, allowing the theory to be evaluated from a veriety of perspectives and permitting its implications for a wide range of issues to be examined
Social intelligence and cognitive assessments of personality( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stereotype activation and inhibition( Book )

8 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The use of social sterotypes as a basis for judgments and behavioral decisions has been a major focus of social psychological theory and research since the field began. Although motivational and cognitive influences on stereotyping have been considered, these two general types of influence have rarely been conceptually integrated within a common theoretical framework. Nevertheless, almost every area of theoretical and empirical concern in social cognition--areas such as the interpretation of new information, memory and retrieval processes, impression formation, the use of heuristic vs. analyti
The Mental representation of trait and autobiographical knowledge about the self by Thomas K Srull( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Dual process model of impression formation( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Understanding culture : theory, research, and application by Robert S Wyer( Book )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains contributions from 24 internationally known scholars covering a broad spectrum of interests in cross-cultural theory and research. This breadth is reflected in the diversity of the topics covered in the volume, which include theoretical approaches to cross-cultural research, the dimensions of national cultures and their measurement, ecological and economic foundations of culture, cognitive, perceptual and emotional manifestations of culture, and bicultural and intercultural processes. In addition to the individual chapters, the volume contains a dialog amon
The Content, structure, and operation of thought systems by Robert S Wyer( Book )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

If anyone deserves the title ""father of social cognition, "" it is William J. McGuire who, along with his wife and colleague Claire V. McGuire, has written the target article for this volume. The culmination of many years of work, the article discusses their highly developed theory of human thought systems, and establishes many new directions for theoretical and empirical inquiry. Equally important, however, are the chapters -- written from many different theoretical and empirical perspectives -- that challenge various assumptions underlying the McGuires' work. In addition to examining implica
Content and process specificity in the effects of prior experiences( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Associated systems theory : a systematic approach to cognitive representations of persons( Book )

7 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Non-intellective factors associated with scholastic achievement by Glenn Terrell( Book )

5 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nonintellective factors associated with academic achievement in college were investigated in three phases of research--(1) personality and motivational correlates of academic aptitude and performance among students who had completed at least 1 year of college were examined, (2) data were collected from freshman students before they entered college, and (3) questionnaires were administered to students to determine the particular goals they believed were important to them and the perceived relevance of good grades and achievement-related activity. Various conclusions were presented on the relevance of academic achievement to goal attainment. Students who believed that academic achievement was a necessary condition for attaining their goal performed better than students who believed that academic achievement was not so essential. The importance of attending college, assessed independently of the reason for its importance, was related positively to performance among both males and females. (Tc)
Handbook of social cognition by Robert S Wyer( Book )

18 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This edition of the Handbook follows the first edition by 10 years. The earlier edition was a promissory note, presaging the directions in which the then-emerging field of social cognition was likely to move. The field was then in its infancy and the areas of research and theory that came to dominate the field during the next decade were only beginning to surface. The concepts and methods used had frequently been borrowed from cognitive psychology and had been applied to phenomena in a very limited number of areas. Nevertheless, social cognition promised to develop rapidly into an impor
 
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Handbook of social cognition
Alternative Names
Wyer, Robert S. Jr

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English (240)

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Handbook of social cognitionFoundations of social cognition : a festschrift in honor of Robert S. Wyer, Jr.The automaticity of everyday lifePerspectives on behavioral self-regulationStereotype activation and inhibitionThe Mental representation of trait and autobiographical knowledge about the selfUnderstanding culture : theory, research, and applicationThe Content, structure, and operation of thought systems