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Robert Zajonc (1236)

Interests
General psychology, personality and social psychology
Nationality
Polish
Born
1923, Lodz, Poland
Short Biography
Robert Bolesław Zajonc (/ˈzaɪ.ənts/ ZYE-ənts; ([za.ˈjɔ̃ts] in Polish) November 23, 1923 – December 3, 2008) was a Polish-born American social psychologist who is known for his decades of work on a wide range of social and cognitive processes. A Review of ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • PhD University of Michigan, 1955
Appointments & Honors
  • Fulbright Scholar, 1962-3
  • APA Division 8, Executive Board, 1966-9
  • NSF Review Panel, Social Psychology, 1968-70
  • APA Board of Scientific Affairs, 1973-6
  • AAAS Prize for Social Psychology (with G. Markus), 1975
  • Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, 1975-6
  • NH Research Review Panel, 1977-9
  • APA Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award, 1978
  • APA Committee on Scientific Awards, Chairman, 1979-
  • NAS Committee on Basic Research in the Social Sciences, 1980
  • Society for Experimental Social Psychology, President, 1980-1
  • APA Council of Representatives, 1981-2
  • Fellow, Divisions 1 and 8, AAA&S, New York Academy of Sciences
  • APA Division 1, President, 1983
  • University of Michigan, Director, Research Center for Group Dynamics, 1983-
  • Hon. D, University of Louvain, 1984
  • Editorial Boards: Human Relations, 1956, Annual Review of Psychology, 1978-84, European Journal of Social Psychology, 1978-86, Population, 1978, British Journal of Social Psychology, 1979, Social Cognition, 1980, Current Issues and Research in Advertising, 1981, Pergamon Psychology Software, 1985, Revue de Psychologie Sociale, 1986
  • Consulting Editor: Contemporary Psychology, 1956-60, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 1968
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 1960-7
  • Editorial Consultant, Motivation and Emotion, 1981
Principal Publications
  • 1962 Methods in Small Group Processes. Stanford University Press.
  • 1964 Perception, drive, and behavior theory. Psychological Review, 71, 273-90 (with D. D. Dorfman).
  • 1966 Social Psychology: An Experimental Approach. Wadsworth.
  • 1966 Cognitive consequences of a person's position in a formal organization. Human Relations, 19, 139-50 (with D. M. Wolfe).
  • 1968 Attitudinal effects of mere exposure. Journal ofPersonality and Social Psychology, monograph supplement, 9, 1-27.
  • 1969 Animal Social Psychology. Wiley.
  • 1975 Birth order and intellectual development. Psychological Review, 82, 74-88 (with G. B. Markus).
  • 1980 Feeling and thinking: Preferences need no inferences. American Psychologist, 35, 151-75.
  • 1982 Exposure effects in person perception; Familiarity, similarity, and attraction. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 18, 395-415 (with R. L. Moreland).
  • 1983 (ed.) Emotions, Cognition and Behavior. Cambridge University Press (with C. E. Izard and J. Kagan).
  • 1983 Validating the confluence model. Psychological Bulletin, 93, 457-80.
  • 1985 The cognitive perspective in social psychology. In G. Lindzey and E. Aronson (eds), Handbook of Social Psychology. Random House (with H. Markus).
  • 1985 Emotion and facial expression. Science, 230, 608-87.
  • 1987 Principles of Psychology Today. Random House (with G. H. Bower and R. R. Bootzin).
  • 1989 Styles of explanation in social psychology. Special issue: Controversies in the Social Explanation of Psychological Behaviour. European Journal of Social Psychology, 19, 345-68.
  • 1993 The confluence model: Differential or difference equation. European Journal of Social Psychology, 23, 211-15.
  • 1993 Affect, cognition, and awareness: Affective priming with optimal and suboptimal stimulus exposures. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 64, 723-39 (with S. T. Murphy).
  • 1994 Emotional expression and temperature modulation. In S. H.M. van Goozen, N. E. Van de Poll and J. A. Sergeant (eds), Emotions: Essays on Emotion Theory. Erlbaum.