Advances in experimental social psychology. Volume 43 [electronic resource] / edited by Mark P. Zanna, James M. Olson.

Amsterdam : Elsevier, 2010.
1 online resource (322 p.)
1st ed.
Advances in experimental social psychology.
Advances in experimental social psychology

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Front Cover; Advances in Experimental Social Psychology; Copyright Page; Contents; Contributors; Chapter 1: The Planning Fallacy: Cognitive, Motivational, and Social Origins; 1. Defining the Planning Fallacy; 2. Documenting the Planning Fallacy; 3. Explaining the Planning Fallacy: The Original Cognitive Model; 3.1. The inside versus outside view; 3.2. Obstacles to using past experiences; 3.3. Optimistic plans; 4. Empirical Support for the Inside-Outside Model; 5. Extending the Planning Fallacy: An Extended Inside-Outside Model; 5.1. Identifying key elements of the inside focus
5.2. Effects of motivation: The mediating role of focus on plans5.3. Perspective(s) and the planning fallacy; 5.4. Social forces: Group processes accentuate plan focus; 5.5. The behavioral impact of plans and predictions; 5.6. Implications for debiasing; 6. Concluding Perspectives; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 2: Optimal Distinctiveness Theory: A Framework for Social Identity, Social Cognition, and Intergroup Relations; 1. Introduction; 2. Optimal Distinctiveness Theory; 2.1. Basic premises of the optimal distinctiveness model; 2.2. Some qualifications and clarifications
3. Implications for Membership Identification and Preference3.1. Evidence from minority-majority relations; 3.2. Evidence for a curvilinear relation; 3.3. Summary of membership identification and preference; 4. Implications for Social Cognition; 4.1. Self-concept; 4.2. Group perception; 4.3. Social judgments; 4.4. Summary of social cognition; 5. Implications for Intergroup Relations; 5.1. Intergroup behavior in minority-majority relations; 5.2. Achieving inclusion through intergroup behavior; 5.3. Achieving distinctiveness through intergroup behavior
5.4. Relative strength of different identity needs5.5. Summary of intergroup relations; 6. Recent Advances and Future Directions; 6.1. Extending the optimal distinctiveness model; 6.2. Establishing motivational primacy; 6.3. The role of social recognition; 7. Conclusion; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 3: Psychological License: When it is Needed and How it Functions; 1. Moral Licensing; 1.1. Domain-specific moral licensing; 1.2. Cross-domain moral licensing; 1.3. Licensing by observers; 1.4. Mechanisms underlying licensing; 1.5. Conclusion; 2. Standing as License
2.1. Category membership and personal experience as standing2.2. Stake as standing; 2.3. Moral stake as standing; 2.4. Forfeiting standing; 2.5. Reactions to others' standing; 2.6. Conclusion; 3. General Discussion; 3.1. Summary; 3.2. From whom does one need a license?; 3.3. Conclusion; References; Chapter 4: Beyond Productivity Loss in Brainstorming Groups: The Evolution of a Question; 1. Introduction; 2. Phase 1: Identifying the Causes of Productivity Loss in Brainstorming Groups; 2.1. Free riding or social loafing; 2.2. Social inhibition; 2.3. Production blocking; 2.4. Implications
3. Phase 2: Developing and Testing a Cognitive Model of Performance in Idea Generating Groups
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Zanna, Mark P.
Olson, James M.