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Bridging the Vocabularies of Dual-Process Models of Culture and Cognition  

Jacob Strandell

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Sep 2019
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Jul 2019
Much research has demonstrated that human behavior can never be fully accounted for by deliberate rationality, as much of what happens in the human mind occurs outside of our awareness and ... More

Class, Cognition, and Cultural Change in Social Class  

Henri C. Santos, Igor Grossmann, and Michael E. W. Varnum

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Sep 2019
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Jul 2019
This chapter discusses how differences in social class affect a variety of psychological processes and outcomes. In particular, it discusses how relatively higher class individuals are ... More

Cognitive Dichotomies, Learning Directions, and the Cognitive Architecture  

Ron Sun

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Sep 2019
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Jul 2019
Within the human mind, are there multiple, qualitatively different systems? Are there different processes of learning and performance that have radically different characteristics? If so, ... More

Cognitive Sociology and French Psychological Sociology  

Gabe Ignatow

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Sep 2019
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Jul 2019
This chapter critically reviews work of three representatives of the French tradition of psychologically informed sociology: Marcel Mauss, Pierre Bourdieu, and Loïc Wacquant. It considers ... More

The Crisis Mentality of Russian Migration Management  

Caress Schenk

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Feb 2019
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Sep 2018
Although on the periphery of the migrant-receiving world as traditionally conceived, Russia is well entrenched in the global migration crisis. Migration crisis in Russia is largely a ... More

Embodied Spatial Practices and the Power to Care  

Elise Paradis, Warren Liew, and Myles Leslie

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Jan 2019
Drawing on an ethnographic study of teamwork in critical care units (CCUs), this chapter applies Henri Lefebvre’s ([1974] 1991) theoretical insights to an analysis of clinicians’ and ... More

Gossip and Reputation in Childhood  

Gordon P. D. Ingram

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Aug 2019
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Jun 2019
Analysis of the development of gossip and reputation during childhood can help with understanding these processes in adulthood, as well as with understanding children’s own social worlds. ... More

How Evolutionary Psychology Can Contribute to Group Process Research  

Joseph M. Whitmeyer

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Apr 2018
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Mar 2018
Conceptions of the human individual lie at the heart of all group process theories. Applying evolutionary reasoning—reasoning concerning what predispositions are likely to have evolved—to ... More

On the Genetic and Genomic Basis of Aggression, Violence, and Antisocial Behavior  

Kevin M. Beaver, Eric J. Connolly, Joseph L. Nedelec, and Joseph A. Schwartz

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Apr 2018
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Mar 2018
There is a great deal of interest in examining the genetic and environmental architecture to aggression, violence, and antisocial behaviors. This interest has resulted in hundreds of ... More

Peer Networks, Psychobiology of Stress Response, and Adolescent Development  

Olga Kornienko and Douglas A. Granger

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Apr 2018
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Mar 2018
A consistent focus of research has been on understanding how social relationships shape the activity of the biological stress response system. Progress has been made in characterizing ... More

Representations of Fatness by Experts and the Media and How This Shapes Attitudes  

Abigail C. Saguy

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Jan 2019
The past two decades have seen an explosion of research on “fat frames.” Scholars have found that medical researchers and the pharmaceutical industry have dominated such debates, whereas ... More

Social Epigenetics of Human Behavior  

Daniel E. Adkins, Kelli M. Rasmussen, and Anna R. Docherty

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Apr 2018
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Mar 2018
It is well established that extreme social adversity can lead to negative health outcomes decades after the resolution of the precipitating environmental insult. Although the underlying ... More

Taste, Sensation, and Skill in the Sociology of Consumption  

David Wright

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Dec 2019
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Oct 2018
This chapter re-examines foundational philosophical controversies about the meaning of taste and reflects on how tastes have been understood by sociologists. It argues these insights, ... More

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