The International Review of Social Psychology publishes empirical research and theoretical notes in all areas of social psychology. The IRSP emphasizes the scientific quality of its publications in every areas of social psychology. Submitted papers are reviewed by international experts. The journal was created to reflect research advances in a field where theoretical and fundamental questions inevitably convey social significance and implications. It is supported by ADRIPS.
Our new special collection, The facets of social evaluation: The diversity of aspects underlying the Big Two of social perception, is now published and can be read online for free.
Social evaluation is at the heart of people’s daily interactions. Several decades of research show that whether social perceivers appraise themselves, others, or groups, they rely on two basic, also called fundamental, or “Big Two” dimensions.
Posted on 10 Nov 2022
Our new special collection, #Sorrynotsorry: Social psychological and intergroup underpinnings of political apologies, is published now and can be read online for free here.
Political apologies are often used as a tool to restore trust and facilitate intergroup relations after historical wrongdoings. In this special issue, we consider the nature of these apologies as well as the processes involved in how such apologies are perceived and how they might contribute to improved intergroup relations.
Posted on 01 Sep 2022