Motivational Science: Social and Personality Perspectives

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Edward Tory Higgins, Arie W. Kruglanski
Psychology Press, 2000 - Psychology - 454 pages
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The reader begins with an original paper by the editors that introduces the social-personality perspective on motivational science and provides an integrated review of empirical and theoretical contributions. Major issues in motivational science are identified that form the basis for the organization of the book. Each section of the book also has a brief introduction, suggested additional readings, and questions for discussion.
 

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Contents

Basic Wants
21
PART 6
22
READING 2
50
READING 3
60
PART 2
97
READING 6
111
READING 7
128
PART 3
147
READING 14
256
READING 15
273
READING 16
285
PART 5
303
READING 18
313
READING 19
336
READING 4
343
READING 20
354

READING 9
177
PART 4
190
Motivational Determinants of RiskTaking Behavior
191
READING II
202
READING 12
215
Getting What One Wants
229
Wanting from Knowing
377
READING 22
394
READING 23
416
Author Index
435
Subject Index
448
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Arie W. Kruglanski, PhD, is Distinguished University Professor of Psychology at the University of Maryland-College Park. He is a recipient of the Donald T. Campbell Award for Outstanding Contributions to Social Psychology from the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award from the Society of Experimental Social Psychology, and the Senior Career Award from the National Institute of Mental Health. Dr. Kruglanski is widely recognized for his distinguished research contributions, disseminated in over 200 articles and chapters, which focus on how people form judgments, beliefs, impressions, and attitudes, and the consequences for their interpersonal relations, group interactions, and intergroup relations. He has served as editor of the" Journal of Social and Personality Psychology: Attitudes and Social Cognition" and of the "Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin," He is now a codirector of the START National Center for the Study of Terrorism and the Response to Terrorism at the University of Maryland.
E. Tory Higgins, PhD, is the Stanley Schachter Professor of Psychology, Professor of Business, and Director of the Motivation Science Center at Columbia University. He has received a MERIT Award from the National Institute of Mental Health, the Thomas M. Ostrom Award in Social Cognition, the Donald T. Campbell Award for Outstanding Contributions to Social Psychology from the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, and the Lifetime Contribution Award from the International Society for Self and Identity. Dr. Higgins has also received the Distinguished Scientist Award from the Society of Experimental Social Psychology, theWilliam James Fellow Award for Distinguished Achievements in Psychological Science from the American Psychological Society, and the American Psychological Association Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a recipient of Columbia University's Presidential Award for Outstanding Teaching.

Kruglanski is Professor of Psychology at the University of Maryland, College Park.

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