Published Book


Malloy, T. E. (2018).  Social Relations Modeling of Behavior in Dyads and Groups.  Elsevier Press, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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This book provides an introduction to the Social Relations Model and examples of the model’s use in research on dyadic and group phenomena.    The key person design presented above is an example of a multiple interaction research design used with social relations modeling to study dyadic and group phenomena.

Topics Addressed in the book include:


  1. Dyads and Groups
  2. The Logic and Mathematics of Social Relations Modeling
  3. Research Designs for Social Relations Analysis
  4. Planning Research for Social Relations Modeling
  5. Interpersonalism: Personality Processes in Dyads
  6. The Psychophysics of Trait Perception: Accurately Detecting Minimal Differences between People
  7. The Generalized and Dyadic Interpersonal Self
  8. Interpersonal Perception
  9. ARRMA: Assumed Reciprocity, Reciprocity, and Metapercepiton Accuracy
  10. Interpersonal Similarity in Dyads
  11. Interpersonal Attraction in Dyads and Groups
  12. The Componential Structure of Social Vision: Face Processing
  13. Social Relations Modeling in Groups
  14. Social Relations Analysis of Dyadic Data Structures: The General Case (Bond & Malloy)