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Home | What is Social Cognition? | What is a Schema? | Why Do We Have Schemas? | Which schemas are applied? | The Perserverance Effect | Self-Fulfilling Prophecy | Judgmental Heuristics | Availability Heuristc | Representative Heuristc | Anchoring and Adustment Heuristic | Automatic Versus Controlled Thinking | Thought Suppression | Errors in Social Cognition | Links | Bibliography


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Higgins, E.T. (1996).  Knowledge application.  Acessibility, applicability, and salience.  In E.T. Higgins and A.R. Kruglanski (Eds.), Social Psychology: Handbook of basic principles.  New York: Guilford, pp. 133-168.

Huitt, W. (2006). Social cognition. Educational Psychology   Interactive. Valdosta, GA: Valdosta State University. Retrieved [May 27, 2008].


Kenrick, D.T., Neuberg, S.L., & Cialdini, R.B. (2007). Social Psychology: Goals in Interaction (4th Ed.). Allyn & Bacon.


Social Cognition. (Last updated May 21, 2008). Retrieved May 23, 2008.