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Panics

Gordon W. Russell

in Aggression in the Sports World: A social psychological perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195189599
eISBN:
9780199868445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189599.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Definitions of panics are introduced along with a series of early experimental investigations of the phenomenon. The chapter further distinguishes between escape and entry panics with additional ... More


Computer-Based Modeling, Assessment, and Coding of Implicit Motives

Virginia Blankenship

in Implicit Motives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195335156
eISBN:
9780199776955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335156.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents an overview of the Atkinson and Birch (1970) dynamics of action theory and summarizes research based on computer simulations of achievement situations. Task-based measures, ... More


Psychological and Neurological Sources of Uniquely Human Forms of Prosocial Conduct

Dennis L. Krebs

in The Origins of Morality: An Evolutionary Account

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199778232
eISBN:
9780199897261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778232.003.0027
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Social Psychology

In this chapter, it is argued that because uniquely-human forms of prosocial conduct stem from mechanisms in the human brain, understanding how the brain evolved supplies a basis for understanding ... More


Culture Change: The Perspective of Dynamical Minimalism

Andrzej Nowak, Wouter de Raad, and Wojciech Borkowski1

in Advances in Culture and Psychology: Volume Two

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199840694
eISBN:
9780199932726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199840694.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The goal of dynamical minimalism is to identify the simplest mechanisms and the fewest variables capable of producing the phenomenon we are trying to explain. Dynamical minimalism bases its ... More


Introduction: Discouraging Metaphors

Laura Otis

in Banned Emotions: How Metaphors Can Shape What People Feel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190698904
eISBN:
9780190698935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698904.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

Who benefits, and who loses, when emotions are represented in particular ways? Banned Emotions analyzes the ways that biology and culture combine in metaphors for socially undesirable emotions. These ... More


The Sound and Smell of Suffering

Laura Otis

in Banned Emotions: How Metaphors Can Shape What People Feel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190698904
eISBN:
9780190698935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698904.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

Despite cultural pressures to “suck up” one’s pain, some rebellious literary characters make their suffering known. In E. M. Forster’s A Room with a View, the aging spinster Charlotte Bartlett makes ... More


Methodology and a Description of the Data

Steven Hitlin and Sarah K. Harkness

in Unequal Foundations: Inequality, Morality, and Emotions across Cultures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190465407
eISBN:
9780190862435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190465407.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter provides a primer on ACT data and analysis strategies provided by Interact, the computerized version of ACT. First, it describes the data sources for the Interact simulations before ... More


Empirical Analysis

Steven Hitlin and Sarah K. Harkness

in Unequal Foundations: Inequality, Morality, and Emotions across Cultures

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190465407
eISBN:
9780190862435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190465407.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Chapter 9 presents our empirical results. The chapter begins with a description of the competing theories’ predictions for how the countries under analysis (the United States, China, Germany, Japan, ... More


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