Advances in Experimental Social Psychology: v.30

Advances in Experimental Social Psychology: v.30

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Offers information on recent advances in psychology for the professional reader specialising in personality and social psychology, and experimental psychology. Topics covered here include optimism, in both realistic and unrealistic terms. At the same time, the concept of optimism is explored.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 368 pages
  • 156 x 235 x 25.4mm | 726g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • b&w illustrations, references, index
  • 0120152304
  • 9780120152308

Table of contents

Conceptual and empirical foundations - the expressons and causes of optimistic expectations; understanding the consequences - the dilemma of unrealistic optmism; resolving the dilemma of unrealistic optimism; summary and conceptual issues.
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