Personality and Social Psychology

Kay Deaux and Mark Snyder

in The Oxford Handbook of Personality and Social Psychology

Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9780195398991
Published online September 2012 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Library of Psychology

Personality and Social Psychology


In this epilogue to the Handbook of Personality and Social Psychology, we reflect on how the contributions to the Handbook illustrate the ways in which personality and social psychology relate to and contribute to each other. Among the patterns of conjunction reflected in these contributions are bridges (joining distinct social and personality perspectives on a substantive area), combined territories (with relatively seamless mergers between fields), and ravines (where the distance between fields has been substantial but where developmental opportunities exist). We also assess the roles played by professional associations, scientific journals and edited collections, departmental structures, funding agencies, and educational and training programs as they facilitate or inhibit integrative work.

Keywords: integrative perspectives; bridges; combined territories; ravines; professional associations; scientific journals; departmental structures; funding agencies; educational programs

Article.  4991 words. 

Subjects: Psychology ; Social Psychology

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