Associated Systems Theory: A Systematic Approach to Cognitive Representations of Persons

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one that extends beyond representations solely of other people. What is most appealing about AST is its integrative power. Its appeal and potential are only enhanced by its generalizability to cognitive representations of any broadly defined attitude object.


ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Preparation of this commentary was supported by Research Scientist Development Award MHOO452 and grant MH38832 from the National Institute of Mental Health.


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