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Author von Hippel, W.; Vargas, P.; Sekaquaptewa, D. url  isbn
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  Title Attitudinal process versus content: The role of information processing biases in social judgment and behavior Type Book Chapter
  Year 2003 Publication Social Judgments: Implicit and Explicit Processes Abbreviated Journal  
  Volume Issue Pages 251-270  
  Keywords attitude-relevant information; information processing biases; attitudinal content; evaluative beliefs; social judgment; attitude object; stereotypic process; self serving process; preferences; Attitudes; Cognitive Processes; Judgment; Social Cognition; Social Perception; Stereotyped Attitudes  
  Abstract In this chapter, the authors explore the possibility that attitudes might be thought of in terms of the content of people's preferences versus the processes in which they engage when they encounter attitude-relevant information. Attitudinal content is their label for the traditional approach to the study of attitudes, whereby the attitude is considered the evaluative beliefs that people hold about an object, person, or event. In contrast, attitudinal process is the idea that the way people process attitude-relevant information has an important impact on their eventual representation of the attitude object, thereby influencing behavior and judgment with regard to that object. The authors discuss the classification of attitudinal processes, the dissociation between process and content, empirical work on attitudinal process, the issue of contrast in the attitudinal process, spontaneous explanation in the stereotypic process, and the self-serving process. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2003 APA, all rights reserved) (from the chapter)  
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  Publisher (up) Cambridge University Press Place of Publication von Hippel, William, School of Psychology, U New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia, 2052, w.vonhip Editor Forgas, J.P.; Williams, K.D.  
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  ISSN ISBN 0-521-82248-3, hardcover Medium  
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  Notes TY – CHAPAccession Number: 2003-88091-012. First Author & Affiliation: von Hippel, William; School of Psychology, U New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia. Release Date: 20031124. Publication Type: Chapter (160). Media Covered: Print. Language: English. Major Descriptor(s): Attitudes; Cognitive Processes; Judgment; Social Cognition; Social Perception. Minor Descriptor(s): Preferences; Stereotyped Attitudes. Classification: Social Perception & Cognition (3040). Population: Human (10). Intended Audience: Psychology: Professional & Research (PS). References Available: Y. Approved no  
  Call Number refbase @ user @ vonHippel2003 Serial 4523  
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