I would like to take this opportunity to offer a special thanks to Howard Tennen for his inspiration and support of this project, as well as to Steve West for his interest and encouragement.
Introduction: Social Cognition, Psychodynamic Psychology, and the Representation and Processing of Emotionally Significant Information
Article first published online: 28 APR 2006
Journal of Personality
Volume 62, Issue 4, pages 451–458, December 1994
How to Cite
Strauman, T. J. (1994), Introduction: Social Cognition, Psychodynamic Psychology, and the Representation and Processing of Emotionally Significant Information. Journal of Personality, 62: 451–458. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-6494.1994.tb00305.x
- Issue published online: 28 APR 2006
- Article first published online: 28 APR 2006
- Manuscript received March 12, 1994.
ABSTRACT This special issue examines two perspectives on how people comprehend and respond to significant features of their lives: psychoanalytic psychology and social cognition. The articles included present new empirical findings relevant to die overlap of psychoanalysis and social-cognitive psychology, as well as commentaries from each perspective. This introduction summarizes important conceptual and methodological challenges in the integration of two such distinct approaches to emotionally significant information.