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Publisher Comments:

This book, edited and authored by a closely collaborating network of social scientists and psychologists, recasts typical research topics in these fields into the language of nonlinear, dynamic and complex systems. The aim is to provide scientists with different backgrounds - physics, applied mathematics and computer sciences - with the opportunity to apply the tools of their trade to an altogether new range of possible applications. At the same time, this book will serve as a first reference for a new generation of social scientists and psychologists wishing to familiarize themselves with the new methodology and the "thinking in complexity".

Synopsis:

This book applies the complexity approach to human and psychological studies. Complete with many case studies, it serves as an ideal introduction to the field for social scientists and psychologists.

About the Author

Two more volume editors to join. The main editor, A Nowak, is internationally known and member of many committees in complexity societies and panels. A couple of more books with him as author or editor are in planning.

Table of Contents

Preface.- Dynamical Social Psychology: An Introduction.- Understanding Cognition Through Functional Connectivity.- A Dynamical Systems Approach to Conceptualizing and Investigating the Self.- Novelty Recognition Models.- The Dynamics of Patterns of Commitment in Sports.- Conflict and the Complexity of Cognitive Processes.- Social Entrepreneurs Open Closed Worlds: The Transformative Influence of Weak Ties.- A Dynamic Approach to Multicultural Integration.- Social Change Initiated by Social Entrepreneurs.- Interpersonal Fluency: Toward a Model of Coordination and Affect in Social Relations.- The Dynamics of Trust From the Perspective of a Trust Game.- Group as a Unit of Analysis.- Conflict as an Attractor: A Dynamical Systems Perspective on the Dynamics of Conflict.

Product Details

ISBN:
9783642314353
Author:
Nowak, Andrzej
Publisher:
Springer
Author:
Bree, David
Author:
Winkowska-Nowak, Katarzyna
Subject:
Methodology
Subject:
Complexity and Cognitive Processes
Subject:
Complexity and Social Sciences
Subject:
Computational Social Studies
Subject:
Connectivity from Brain to Social Groups
Subject:
Dynamical Systems and Conflict
Subject:
Dynamical Systems for Psychology
Subject:
Dynamical Systems in Social Sciences and Psychology
Subject:
Patterns in Human Behavior
Subject:
Methodology of the Social Sciences
Subject:
Socio- and Econophysics, Population and Evolutionary Models
Subject:
Cognitive Psychology
Subject:
Complexity
Subject:
Science Reference-Technology
Subject:
Dynamical S
Subject:
ystems for Psychology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
2012
Series:
Understanding Complex Systems
Publication Date:
20120928
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
252
Dimensions:
235 x 155 mm

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Health and Self-Help » Psychology » Cognitive Science
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