Chapter Twelve. Standards, Expectancies, and Social Comparison

  1. Abraham Tesser and
  2. Norbert Schwarz
  1. Monica Biernat and
  2. Laura S. Billings

Published Online: 10 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470998519.ch12

Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intraindividual Processes

Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intraindividual Processes

How to Cite

Biernat, M. and Billings, L. S. (2001) Standards, Expectancies, and Social Comparison, in Blackwell Handbook of Social Psychology: Intraindividual Processes (eds A. Tesser and N. Schwarz), Blackwell Publishers Inc., Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470998519.ch12

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631210337

Online ISBN: 9780470998519

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Keywords:

  • social comparison;
  • standards;
  • psychophysics;
  • probability;
  • judgments

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Judging Others: Stereotyping

  • Judging the Self: Social Comparison

  • Conclusions