Chapter 5. Social Cognition

  1. Andrew McKinlay and
  2. Chris McVittie

Published Online: 23 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303094.ch5

Social Psychology and Discourse

Social Psychology and Discourse

How to Cite

McKinlay, A. and McVittie, C. (2008) Social Cognition, in Social Psychology and Discourse, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303094.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 JUL 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405146586

Online ISBN: 9781444303094

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Keywords:

  • social cognition;
  • knowledge of others and mental states;
  • knowing and mental models;
  • not knowing and sequential structure of conversation;
  • knowing and not knowing - beyond cognitive states;
  • social memory;
  • impression management;
  • attributions;
  • categorization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Knowledge of Others and Mental States

  • Social Memory

  • Impression Management

  • Attributions

  • Categorization

  • Further reading