Handbook of Motivation and Cognition: Foundations of Social Behavior, Volume 2

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Richard M. Sorrentino, Edward Tory Higgins
Guilford Press, 1990 - Psychology - 621 pages
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Presenting many of the most influential and exiting research programs and theories on the interface of motivation and cognition, this Handbook considers a broad range of approaches, including clinical, developmental, political, and cognitive perspectives alongside chapters on social and personality psychology. The volume addresses key issues such as the nature of self-regulation and self-control, the role of affect, value, and inference in social action, and motivation-cognition relations on social understanding. This book will be of interest to researchers, instructors, and students in experimental, personality/social, developmental, cognitive, and clinical psychology.
  

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Contents

Action and
3
Action Phases and MindSets
53
Preconscious Determinants of
93
Inhibition of Internally Cued Behavior
131
Implications of
229
A Motivational
265
Political Motivation and Political
297
PART IIt Motivation and Cognition in Understanding Self
316
Developmental
369
The Interplay of
408
Unconscious
451
Constructing and Reconstructing the Past and the
482
Informational and
527
Author tndex
598
Subject Index
613
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E. Tory Higgins Ph.D , University of Western Ontario .

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