Handbook of Motivation and Cognition: Foundations of Social Behavior, Volume 2
Richard M. Sorrentino, Edward Tory Higgins
Guilford Press, 1990 - Psychology - 621 pages
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.