6 black & white illustrations, 6 black & white line drawings
Table Of Contents
1. Introduction 2. Seeing things - and people 3. The categorical perception of people 4. The nature of social inference 5. Motivation and person perception 6. Expectation, influence and society 7. Culture and common sense 8. Stories of the self and others 9. Stereotypes, cognition and culture 10. Postscript
Perry R. Hinton has taught psychology for many years in a number of British universities. His research is in the area of stereotyping and intercultural communication, with a particular interest in Western media interpretation of Japanese popular culture. He has previously written two books on the topic of person perception: The Psychology of Interpersonal Perception and Stereotypes, Cognition and Culture.