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PSYC 8706 Advanced Social Psychology: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

PSYC 8706 Required Course Readings


The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Adams, G. (2005). The cultural grounding of personal relationship: Enemyship in North American and West African worlds. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 88(6), 948-968.

Adams, G., & Plaut, V. C. (2003). The cultural grounding of personal relationship: Friendship in North American and West African worlds. Personal Relationships, 10(3), 333-347.

Arnett, J.J. (2002). The psychology of globalization, American Psychologist, 57(10), 774-783.

Barden, J., Maddux, W. W. Petty, R.B., & Brewer, M. B. (2004). Contextual moderation of racial bias: The impact of social roles on controlled and automatically activated attitudes. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 87(1), 5-22.

Bond, M.H. (2002). Reclaiming the individual from Hofstede's ecological analysis, a 20-year odyssey: Comment on Oyserman et al. (2002). Psychological Bulletin, 128(1), 73-77.

Chemers, M.M. (2000). Leadership research and theory: A functional integration. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, Special issue: One hundred years of group research, 4(1), 27-43.

Chen, E. (2004). Why socioeconomic status affects the health of children: A psychosocial perspective. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 13(3), 112-115.

Cloutier, J., Mason, M.F., & Macrae, C.N. (2005). The perceptual determinants of person construal: Reopening the social-cognitive toolbox. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 88(6), 885-894.

Crocker, J., & Park, L. E. (2004). The costly pursuit of self-esteem. Psychological Bulletin, 130(3), 392-414.

DeSteno, D., Dasgupta, N., & Bartlett, M.Y. (2004). Prejudice from thin air: The effect of emotion on automatic intergroup attitudes. Psychological Science, 15(5), 319-324.

Eagly, A.H., Johannesen-Schmidt, M.C., & van Engen, M.L. (2003). Transformational, transactional, and laissez-faire leadership styles: A meta-analysis comparing women and men. Psychological Bulletin, 129(4), 569-591.

Elfenbein, H., & Ambady, N. (2003). Universals and cultural differences in recognizing emotions of a different cultural group. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 12(5), 159-164.

Fiske, S.T. (2002). What we know about bias and intergroup conflict, the problem of the century. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 11(4), 123-128.

Gatchel, R. J. (2004). Comorbidity of chronic pain and mental health disorders: The biopsychosocial perspective. American Psychologist, 59(8), 795-805.

Guimond, S., Dambrun, M., Michinov, N., & Duarte, S. (2003). Does social dominance generate prejudice? Integrating individual and contextual determinants of intergroup cognitions. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 84(4), 697-721.

Hornsey, M., & Jetten, J. (2005). Loyalty without conformity: Tailoring self-perception as a means of balancing belonging and differentiation. Self & Identity, 4(1), 81-95.

Hoshmand, L.T. (2003). Moral implications of globalization and identity. American Psychologist, 58(10), 814-815.

Kerr, N. L., & Tindale, R. S. (2004). Group performance and decision making. Annual Review of Psychology, 55(1), 623-655.

MacDonald, G., Nail, P. R., & Levy, D. A. (2004). Expanding the scope of the social response context model. Basic & Applied Social Psychology, 26(1), 77-92.

Mak, W. S. (2005). Integrative model of caregiving: How macro and micro factors affect caregivers of adults with severe and persistent mental illness. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 75, 1, 40-53 Link is in Week 12 Study Notes

Oyserman, D., Coon, H.M., & Kemmelmeier, M. (2002). Rethinking individualism and collectivism: Evaluation of theoretical assumptions and meta-analyses. Psychological Bulletin, 128(1), 3-72.

Rudman, L.A. (2004). Sources of implicit attitudes. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 13(2), 79-82.

Ryan, C.S., & Bogart, L.M. (1997). Development of new group members' in-group and out-group stereotypes: Changes in perceived group variability and ethnocentrism. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 73(4), 719-732.

Suls, J., Martin, R., & Wheeler, L. (2002). Social comparison: Why, with whom, and with what effect? Current Directions in Psychological Science, 11(5), 159-163.

Thompson, L., & Fine, G.A. (1999). Socially shared cognition, affect, and behavior: A review and integration. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 3(4), 278-302.

Thompson, L. (1998). A new look at social cognition in groups. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 20(1), 3-5.

Twenge, J.M., & Crocker, J., (2002). Race and self-esteem: Meta-analyses comparing Whites, Blacks, Hispanics, Asians, and American Indians and comment on Gray-Little and Hafdahl. Psychological Bulletin, 128(3), 371-408.

Van Kleef, G.A., De Dreu, C. K. W., & Manstead, A. S. R. (2004). The interpersonal effects of emotions in negotiations: A motivated information processing approach. Journal of Personality & Social Psychology, 87(4), 510-528.

Other Readings

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