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Evolutionary Context of Human Development: The Cooperative Breeding Model

Sarah Blaffer Hrdy

in Family Relationships: An Evolutionary Perspective

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195320510
eISBN:
9780199786800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320510.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

According to the Cooperative Breeding Hypothesis, allomaternal assistance was essential for child survival during the Pleistocene. This breeding system permitted hominid females to produce offspring ... More


The Elements of FrEE: Enhancing Opportunities and Reducing Barriers to Development by Addressing Situational Demands

Susan Pick and Jenna Sirkin

in Breaking the Poverty Cycle: The Human Basis for Sustainable Development

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195383164
eISBN:
9780199796854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383164.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

The basic tools that individuals need to respond to situational demands are outlined in this section: knowledge, skills, and competencies. Skills including decision making, communication, ... More


The Kindness of Strangers: Prosocial Behavior on the Internet

Lee Sproull, Caryn A. Conley, and Jae Yun Moon

in The Social Net: Understanding our online behavior

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199639540
eISBN:
9780191747748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639540.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines online prosocial behavior, defined as voluntary intentional actions, taking place on the Internet, to benefit others with no expectation of personal reward. The focus is on ... More


Political Psychology of the Death Terror

Abdolhossein Abdollahi

in The Political Psychology of Terrorism Fears

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199925926
eISBN:
9780199380664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925926.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter draws on terror management theory (TMT) to argue that our political thinking and behavior are influenced by an unconscious motive or emotion, termed here as the “death terror.” According ... More


Conceptual Metaphor Theory and the GRID paradigm in the study of anger in English and Spanish1

Cristina Soriano

in Components of Emotional Meaning: A sourcebook

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199592746
eISBN:
9780191762765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592746.003.0029
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In this chapter, two methodologies in the study of emotion conceptualization are compared: the GRID paradigm, stemming from psychology, which looks at the meaning of emotion words using speakers’ ... More


A Grounded Theory of Grounded Theory Journal Articles

Antony Bryant

in Grounded Theory and Grounded Theorizing: Pragmatism in Research Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199922604
eISBN:
9780190652548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922604.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Detailed account of derivation of a grounded theory based on analysis of 100+ research papers. The initial selection of the data from an online university library resource. Open coding based on 20 ... More


Emotions and Deviance

Rebecca Michalak and Neal M. Ashkanasy

in Deviant and Criminal Behavior in the Workplace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722602
eISBN:
9780814722626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722602.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses the role emotions play as antecedents or consequences of deviant behavior at work, in the context of the Affective Events Theory. The theory suggests that emotions arising from ... More


The Psychological Construction of Positive Emotion as a Window into Well-Being

Paul Condon, Christine Wilson-Mendenhall, and Lisa Feldman Barrett

in Positive Emotion: Integrating the Light Sides and Dark Sides

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199926725
eISBN:
9780199394531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926725.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Positive emotions are theorized to influence behavior in a functional, adaptive manner and thereby contribute to well-being (e.g., gratitude promotes relationship-building behavior). In this chapter, ... More


It’s All in the Big Data: Data, Big Data, and the Grounded Theory Method

Antony Bryant

in Grounded Theory and Grounded Theorizing: Pragmatism in Research Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199922604
eISBN:
9780190652548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922604.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Clarification of ideas around Big Data and the ways in which a clear understanding of GTM offers a sound basis for insightful use of Big Data. Anderson’s challenge – the 21st century version of naïve ... More


Turning to Narrative

Brian Schiff

in A New Narrative for Psychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780199332182
eISBN:
9780190690014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199332182.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 3 of A New Narrative for Psychology introduces a theoretical framework for a narrative perspective that inspires creative approaches to studying psychological problems. It begins with a ... More


The Behavioral Economics of Envy: What Can We Learn from It?

Jérémy Celse

in Envy at Work and in Organizations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190228057
eISBN:
9780190629458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190228057.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Standard Economic Theory (SET) relies on two main assumptions about human behavior: self-interest and rationality rule. These two assumptions are laden with gaps, particularly related to emotions ... More


Social-Cognition for Learning as a Deaf Student

Gary Morgan

in Educating Deaf Learners: Creating a Global Evidence Base

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190215194
eISBN:
9780190254841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215194.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Success in the classroom relies on an intertwined set of cognitive and social skills, both basic (audition, vision, attention) and more complex (language development, social-cognition [Theory of ... More


An Abbreviated Example: Research Pitching

Antony Bryant

in Grounded Theory and Grounded Theorizing: Pragmatism in Research Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780199922604
eISBN:
9780190652548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922604.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

An example of the initial derivation of a Grounded Theory—based on a workshop of several PhD students describing their work and the process of researching. Discussion of the ways in which the ... More


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