edited by Lewis Donohew, Howard E. Sypher, E. Tory Higgins
Mounting attention in the research literature has been paid to the roles of social cognition and affect in the communication process. This tightly-knit collection presents the most current original research in this area from leading researchers in communication and psychology. The volume presents a well-integrated account of important interdisciplinary approaches to communication processes, cognitive processes, and behavior.
Contents: H.E. Sypher, L. Donohew, E.T. Higgins, An Overview of the Roles of Social Cognition and Affect in Communication. J.A. Bargh, Automatic Information Processing: Implications for Communication and Affect. W.H. Crockett, Schemas, Affect, and Communication. C.D. McCann, E.T. Higgins, Motivation and Affect in Interpersonal Relations: The Role of Personal Orientations and Discrepancies. H.E. Sypher, B.D. Sypher, Affect and Message Generation. C.R. Berger, Planning, Affect, and Social Action Generation. R.E. Petty, J.T. Cacioppo, J. Kasmer, The Role of Affect in the Elaboration Likelihood Model of Persuasion. D. Zillmann, Mood Management: Using Entertainment to Full Advantage. M. Zuckerman, Behavior and Biology: Research on Sensation Seeking and Reactions to the Media. L. Donohew, S. Finn, W.G. Christ, "The Nature of the News" Revisited: The Roles of Affect, Schemas, and Cognition. J.T. Cacioppo, R.E. Petty, L.G. Tassinary, Communication, Social Cognition, and Affect: A Psychophysiological Approach.