Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
The Mind in Context
Foyalty 132

The Mind in Context (Hardback)

£43.99
Not currently available to order online.
Email me when back in stock

Synopsis

Most psychology research still assumes that mental processes are internal to the person, waiting to be expressed or activated. This compelling book illustrates that a new paradigm is forming in which contextual factors are considered central to the workings of the mind. Leading experts explore how psychological processes emerge from the transactions of individuals with their physical, social, and cultural environments. The volume showcases cutting-edge research on the contextual nature of such phenomena as gene expression, brain networks, the regulation of hormones, perception, cognition, personality, knowing, learning, and emotion.

Batja Mesquita, PhD, is Professor of the Psychology of Emotion and Motivation at the Center for Cultural and Social Psychology at the University of Leuven in Belgium. Most of her research focuses on the constitutional role of cultural contexts in emotion. Dr. Mesquita has published widely on topics related to cultural differences in emotions and on acculturation and emotion. She has served as Associate Editor of Cognition and Emotion and Emotion Review and is currently on the editorial boards of Emotion, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, and Social and Personality Psychology Compass. Dr. Mesquita is a Fellow of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Association for Psychological Science, the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, the American Psychological Association, and the Society of Experimental Social Psychology. Lisa Feldman Barrett, PhD, is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Interdisciplinary Affective Science Laboratory at Boston College, with appointments at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. Her research focuses on the nature of emotion from social-psychological, psychophysiological, cognitive science, and neuroscience perspectives, and takes inspiration from anthropology, philosophy, and linguistics. Dr. Barrett is the recipient of numerous awards, most recently a National Institutes of Health's Pioneer Award and a National Institute of Mental Health's Independent Scientist Research Award. She is Co-Editor-in-Chief of Emotion Review and sits on the editorial boards of other top-tier journals in the field. Dr. Barrett has published over 100 papers, chapters, and books. She is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Association for Psychological Science, the American Psychological Association, the Society of Experimental Social Psychology, and the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. Eliot R. Smith, PhD, is Classes of the War Years Chancellor's Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Indiana University. His research interests include the role of emotion in prejudice and intergroup behavior, as well as socially situated cognition. Dr. Smith's research has been recognized by the Thomas M. Ostrom Award for lifetime contributions to social cognition from Indiana University, as well as the Theoretical Innovation Prize from the Society for Personality and Social Psychology. He has served as Editor of Personality and Social Psychology Review and as Associate Editor of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology: Attitudes and Social Cognition. He is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, the American Psychological Association, and the Society of Experimental Social Psychology.

More books by Batja Mesquita

More books by Lisa Feldman Barrett

More books by Eliot R. Smith

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.
 

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
Free UK Standard Delivery on Orders Over £20 (2nd Class)     3-5 Days
UK Standard Delivery (2nd Class) £2.75 £0.00 3-5 Days
UK 1st Class Delivery £3.75 £0.00 1-2 Days
Click and Collect / 
Delivery to a Foyles Bookshop
Free Free From 2 hours - Individual item delivery times given at checkout
UK Courier £7.95 £0.00 1 Working Day
Western Europe**Airmail £9.00 £1.00 7-8 Days
Rest of World Airmail £12.50 £1.00 7-10 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Click and Collect is available for all our shops; collection times will vary depending on availability of items. Individual despatch times for each item will be given at checkout.

Delivery Help & FAQs
 

A Year of Books Subscription Packages 

Delivery is free for the UK. Western Europe costs £60 for each 12 month subscription package purchased. For the Rest of the World the cost is £100 for each package purchased. All delivery costs are charged in advance at time of purchase. For more information please visit the A Year of Books page.
 

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

The Oxford Handbook of Entertainment...
(Hardback)
Peter Vorderer; Christoph Klimmt
 
 
£115.00
 
Biological and Computer Vision
(Hardback)
Gabriel Kreiman
 
 
£94.99
 
Biological and Computer Vision
(Paperback)
Gabriel Kreiman
 
 
£39.99
 
The Intellectual Lives of Children
(Hardback)
Susan Engel
 
 
£20.95
 
© W&G Foyle Ltd
Foyles uses cookies to help ensure your experience on our site is the best possible. Click here if you’d like to find out more about the types of cookies we use.
Accept and Close