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Social Information Foraging

Peter Pirolli

in Information Foraging Theory: Adaptive Interaction with Information

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173321
eISBN:
9780199893232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173321.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reviews findings in various fields that may provide the basis for the development of theories of foraging by social groups. The power of cooperation is related to the amount of diversity ... More


The Cognitive Underpinnings of Social Behavior: Selectivity in Social Cognition

Thomas Mussweiler, Andrew R. Todd, and Jan Crusius

in Evolution and the Mechanisms of Decision Making

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262018081
eISBN:
9780262306027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018081.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

To navigate their social worlds successfully, humans must coordinate their own behavior with the behaviors of others. Because human behavior takes place in a complex social world, it imposes high ... More


Social Stress, Affect, and Neural Function in Adolescence

Erin B. McClure and Daniel S. Pine

in Adolescent Psychopathology and the Developing Brain: Integrating Brain and Prevention Science

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195306255
eISBN:
9780199863914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306255.003.0010
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

This chapter reviews the literature on mechanisms that underlie the onset and evolution of adolescent anxiety disorders as they relate to the development of anxiety in youth. It begins by examining ... More


Future Directions: Upward, Downward, Inward, and Outward

Peter Pirolli

in Information Foraging Theory: Adaptive Interaction with Information

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195173321
eISBN:
9780199893232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173321.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses ways in which Information-Foraging Theory could be extended to include a broader range of psychological and social phenomena and a broader range of information technologies. ... More


Neuroethology of Decision Making

Geoffrey K. Adams, Karli K. Watson, John Pearson, and Michael L. Platt

in Evolution and the Mechanisms of Decision Making

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262018081
eISBN:
9780262306027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018081.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

A neuroethological approach to decision making posits that neural circuits mediating choice evolved through natural selection to link sensory systems flexibly to motor output in a way that enhances ... More


Netified: Social Cognition in Crowds and Clouds

Yoram M. Kalman, Daphne R. Raban, and Sheizaf Rafaeli

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/9780199639540.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter suggests that social interaction is changing, as increasingly greater portions of human creativity, conversations, and social ties are digitized and mediated by computers. The chapter ... More


Exploring the Costs and Benefits of Social Information Use: An Appraisal of Current Experimental Evidence

Guillaume Rieucau and Luc-Alain Giraldeau

in Culture Evolves

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199608966
eISBN:
9780191804656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199608966.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Research on social learning has focused traditionally on whether animals possess the cognitive ability to learn novel motor patterns from tutors. More recently, social learning has included the use ... More


Robustness in Biological and Social Systems

Jessica C. Flack, Peter Hammerstein, and David C. Krakauer

in Evolution and the Mechanisms of Decision Making

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262018081
eISBN:
9780262306027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018081.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Defined as the invariance of system structure or function following a nontrivial perturbation to one or more important system components, robustness is a characteristic property of all adaptive ... More


The visual perception of dynamic body language

Maggie Shiffrar

in Embodied Communication in Humans and Machines

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199231751
eISBN:
9780191696527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231751.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter reviews the psychophysical and neurophysiological findings regarding the perception of social information from large-scale bodily movements. It shows that the human visual system ... More


The 3E's Approach to Social Information Use in Birds: Ecology, Ethology, and Evolutionary History

Ira G. Federspiel, Nicola S. Clayton, and Nathan J. Emery (eds)

in Cognitive Ecology II

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226169354
eISBN:
9780226169378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169378.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter illustrates how integrating knowledge about animals' natural behavior, ecology, and evolutionary history with the powerful empirical techniques of experimental psychology has helped us ... More


Computer-Mediated Persuasion and Compliance: Social Influence on the Internet and Beyond

Brandon Van Der Heide and Erin M. Schumaker

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/9780199639540.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores a variety of facets of computer-mediated persuasion and the gaining of compliance. The chapter opens with a discussion of two important theoretical frameworks that have ... More


Assessing Practical Rationality and Volitional Concerns

José B. Ashford and Melissa Kupferberg

in Death Penalty Mitigation: A Handbook for Mitigation Specialists, Investigators, Social Scientists, and Lawyers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195329469
eISBN:
9780199367603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195329469.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter describes some of the promising frameworks in the social science literature that can help mitigation professionals identify substantive differences in how defendants evaluate information ... More


Decision Making: What Can Evolution Do for Us?

Edward H. Hagen, Nick Chater, Charles R. Gallistel, Alasdair Houston, Alex Kacelnik, Tobias Kalenscher, Daniel Nettle, Danny Oppenheimer, and David W. Stephens

in Evolution and the Mechanisms of Decision Making

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262018081
eISBN:
9780262306027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018081.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines the contributions that evolutionary theory can make to an integrated science of decision making. It begins with a discussion of classical decision theory and analyzes the ... More


Behavioral Consequence of Exploitation

Frédérique Dubois, Philipp Heeb, Sasha R. X. Dall, and Luc-Alain Giraldeau

in Investors and Exploiters in Ecology and Economics: Principles and Applications

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036122
eISBN:
9780262339803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036122.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

In behavioral ecology, the behavioral consequences of individuals (exploiters) using the investments of others (investors), rather than investing time or effort in procuring a resource themselves, ... More


You Did That on Purpose: Understanding and Changing Children's Aggression

Cynthia Hudley

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110852
eISBN:
9780300151756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110852.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Some children are prone to a particular kind of aggression when they are with their peers. For these children, any harm done to them—even something as inconsequential as a jostle in the lunch line—is ... More


Intimate Partner Violence: A Biopsychosocial, Social Information Processing Perspective

Christopher M. Murphy, Amber E. Q. Norwood, and Gina M. Poole

in Interpersonal Relationships and Health: Social and Clinical Psychological Mechanisms

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199936632
eISBN:
9780190223250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936632.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is associated with an array of negative health consequences that can include poor general health status, increased health service utilization, stress-related ... More


Cognitive Ecology II

Reuven Dukas and John M. Ratcliffe (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226169354
eISBN:
9780226169378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169378.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This book is an attempt to describe cognitive ecology, which focuses on the ecology and evolution of “cognition,” defined as the neuronal processes concerned with the acquisition, retention, and use ... More


Appreciated, but Misunderstood

Marilynn B. Brewer

in Most Underappreciated: 50 Prominent Social Psychologists Describe Their Most Unloved Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199778188
eISBN:
9780190256043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199778188.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Marilynn B. Brewer discusses three of her studies: the first she considers her most underappreciated work, the second received a delayed appreciation, and the third is appreciated but misunderstood. ... More


Theoretical Perspectives to Studying the Development of Relational Aggression

Stephanie A. Godleski

in The Development of Relational Aggression

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190491826
eISBN:
9780190491840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190491826.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Theoretical models for the development of relational aggression are reviewed, and the evidence in support of these models is briefly discussed. The central goal is to provide an overview of ... More


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