General psychology, personality and social psychology
1923, Lodz, Poland
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 ...
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 General Psychology survey, published in 2002, ranked Zajonc as the 35th most cited psychologist of the 20th century.
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
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.