Socially Situated Cognition as a Bridge

  title={Socially Situated Cognition as a Bridge},
  author={Eliot R. Smith and G{\"u}n R. Semin},
Social psychology has a unique position among the sciences. It is placed at the intersection of the psychological (the universe of mental processes inside the head) and the social (the external universe of interpersonal interactions and group ties). In principle, this position gives us as a field an unusual perspective, because our research practices and conceptual models have to take both of these levels into account. Obviously, though, this is a statement of an ideal that is not always… CONTINUE READING
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