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Computational Social Psychology

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Computational Social Psychology
Edited by Robin R. Vallacher, Stephen J. Read and Andrzej Nowak
2017

Very good condition with clean cover and pages. A couple of extremely minor marks to the cover. Previous owner's name in black biro on title page.

Computational Social Psychology showcases a new approach to social psychology that enables theorists and researchers to specify social psychological processes in terms of formal rules that can be implemented and tested using the power of high speed computing technology and sophisticated software. This approach allows for previously infeasible investigations of the multi-dimensional nature of human experience as it unfolds in accordance with different temporal patterns on different timescales. In effect, the computational approach represents a rediscovery of the themes and ambitions that launched the field over a century ago.

The book brings together social psychologists with varying topical interests who are taking the lead in this redirection of the field. Many present formal models that are implemented in computer simulations to test basic assumptions and investigate the emergence of higher-order properties; others develop models to fit the real-time evolution of people's inner states, overt behavior, and social interactions. Collectively, the contributions illustrate how the methods and tools of the computational approach can investigate, and transform, the diverse landscape of social psychology.

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Author(s):
Vallacher, Robin R., Read, Stephen J. and Nowak, Andrzej (eds.)
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
229x152x22
EAN-13:
9781138951655
Edition:
2017
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9781138951655
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
392
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis

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Computational Social Psychology
Edited by Robin R. Vallacher, Stephen J. Read and Andrzej Nowak
2017

Very good condition with clean cover and pages. A couple of extremely minor marks to the cover. Previous owner's name in black biro on title page.

Computational Social Psychology showcases a new approach to social psychology that enables theorists and researchers to specify social psychological processes in terms of formal rules that can be implemented and tested using the power of high speed computing technology and sophisticated software. This approach allows for previously infeasible investigations of the multi-dimensional nature of human experience as it unfolds in accordance with different temporal patterns on different timescales. In effect, the computational approach represents a rediscovery of the themes and ambitions that launched the field over a century ago.

The book brings together social psychologists with varying topical interests who are taking the lead in this redirection of the field. Many present formal models that are implemented in computer simulations to test basic assumptions and investigate the emergence of higher-order properties; others develop models to fit the real-time evolution of people's inner states, overt behavior, and social interactions. Collectively, the contributions illustrate how the methods and tools of the computational approach can investigate, and transform, the diverse landscape of social psychology.

Author(s):
Vallacher, Robin R., Read, Stephen J. and Nowak, Andrzej (eds.)
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
229x152x22
EAN-13:
9781138951655
Edition:
2017
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9781138951655
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
392
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis

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