The Automaticity of Everyday Life : Advances in Social Cognition, Volume X

By: Wyer, Jr., Robert SMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandAdvances in Social Cognition Series: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014Description: 1 online resource (267 p.)ISBN: 9781317780205Subject(s): Automatism -- Psychology Conduct of life | Psychology | Social adjustment | Social psychologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Automaticity of Everyday Life : Advances in Social Cognition, Volume XLOC classification: HM251 .A88 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; 1 The Automaticity of Everyday Life; 2 Environments and Unconscious Processes; 3 Consciousness, Free Choice, and Automaticity; 4 Some Thoughts Extending Bargh's Argument; 5 Associations to Automaticity; 6 Minding Our Emotions: On the Role of Automatic, Unconscious Affect; 7 Ifs and Thens in Cultural Psychology; 8 Automaticity and Social Behavior: A Model, a Marriage, and a Merger; 9 Rendering Accessible Information Relevant: The Applicability of Everyday Life
10 The Automaticity of Academic Life: Unconscious Applications of an Implicit Theory11 Was the Cognitive Revolution Just a Detour on the Road to Behaviorism? On the Need to Reconcile Situational Control and Personal Control; 12 Preconscious Automaticity in a Modular Connectionist System; 13 The Vicissitudes of Social Behavior and Mental Life; 14 Automatic but Conscious: That Is How We Act Most of the Time; 15 Reply to the Commentaries; Author Index; Subject Index
Summary: 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
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Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; 1 The Automaticity of Everyday Life; 2 Environments and Unconscious Processes; 3 Consciousness, Free Choice, and Automaticity; 4 Some Thoughts Extending Bargh's Argument; 5 Associations to Automaticity; 6 Minding Our Emotions: On the Role of Automatic, Unconscious Affect; 7 Ifs and Thens in Cultural Psychology; 8 Automaticity and Social Behavior: A Model, a Marriage, and a Merger; 9 Rendering Accessible Information Relevant: The Applicability of Everyday Life

10 The Automaticity of Academic Life: Unconscious Applications of an Implicit Theory11 Was the Cognitive Revolution Just a Detour on the Road to Behaviorism? On the Need to Reconcile Situational Control and Personal Control; 12 Preconscious Automaticity in a Modular Connectionist System; 13 The Vicissitudes of Social Behavior and Mental Life; 14 Automatic but Conscious: That Is How We Act Most of the Time; 15 Reply to the Commentaries; Author Index; Subject Index

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

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