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Richard E. Nisbett (1271)

Cognitive psychology, experimental psychology, social psychology
1941, Littlefield, Texas, USA
Short Biography
Richard E. Nisbett (born 1941) is Theodore M. Newcomb Distinguished Professor of social psychology and co-director of the Culture and Cognition program at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. Nisbett's research interests are in social cognition, ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
  • AB Tufts University, 1962
  • PhD Columbia University, 1966
Appointments & Honors
  • NSF Fellowship for Research and Writing, 1969
  • Morse Junior Faculty Fellowship for Research and Writing, Yale, 1969
  • Research Scientist, Research Center for Group Dynamics, 1978-
  • Langfeld Lecturer, Princeton University, 1980
  • Fellow, Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences, 1981
  • APA Donald D. Campbell Award for Distinguished Research in Social Psychology, 1982
  • Donald Taylor Memorial Lecturer, Yale University, 1984
  • APA Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions, 1992
  • University of Michigan, Professor,,Department of Psychology, 1992-
  • Editorial Boards: Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1969-71, 1973-7, 1979- , Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 1973-8
  • Cognitive Psychology, 1977- , Journal for the Theory of Social Behavior, 1979-83, European Journal of Social Psychology, 1982- , Psychological Review, 1982-
Principal Publications
  • 1966 Cognitive manipulation of pain. Journal of Experime11tal Social Psychology, 2, 227-36 (with S. Schachter).
  • 1971 The Actor and the Observer: Divergent Perceptions of the Causes of Behavior. General Learning Press (with E. E. Jones).
  • 1972 Hunger, obesity and the ventromedical hypothalamus. Psychological Review, 79, 433-53.
  • 1972 Attribution: Perceiving the Causes of Behavior. General Learning Press (with E. E. Jones).
  • 1974 Social Psychology: faplorations in Understanding. CRM (with K. Gergen).
  • 1974 Thought and Feeling: Cognitive Alteration of Feeling States. Aldine-Atherton (with H. S. London).
  • 1975 Attribution and the psychology of prediction. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 32, 932-43 (with E. Borgida).
  • 1977 Telling more than we can know: Verbal reports on mental processes. Psychological Review, 84, 231-59 (with T. D. Wilson).
  • 1980 Human Inference: Strategies and Shortcomings of Social Judgment. Prentice Hall.
  • 1981 The dilution effect: Nondiagnostic information weakens the implications of diagnostic information. Cognitive Psychology, 13, 248-77 (with H. Zukier and R. Lemley).
  • 1983 Statistical heuristics in everyday reasoning. Psychological Review, 90, 339-63 (with D. Krantz, D. Jepson and Z. Kunda).
  • 1986 Induction: Processes of Inference, Learning and Discovery. MIT Press (with J. H. Holland, K. J. Holyoak and P. Thagard).
  • 1991 The Person and the Situation: Perspectives of Social Psychology. McGraw-Hill.
  • 1992 Rules for Reasoning. Erlbaum.