Handbook of Self and Identity

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Mark R. Leary, June Price Tangney
Guilford Press, Jan 1, 2012 - Psychology - 754 pages
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Widely regarded as the authoritative reference in the field, this volume comprehensively reviews theory and research on the self. Leading investigators address this essential construct at multiple levels of analysis, from neural pathways to complex social and cultural dynamics. Coverage includes how individuals gain self-awareness, agency, and a sense of identity; self-related motivation and emotion; the role of the self in interpersonal behavior; and self-development across evolutionary time and the lifespan. Connections between self-processes and psychological problems are also addressed.

? New to This Edition *Incorporates significant theoretical and empirical advances. *Nine entirely new chapters. *Coverage of the social and cognitive neuroscience of self-processes; self-regulation and health; self and emotion; and hypoegoic states, such as mindfulness.

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Contents

Chapter 1The Self as an Organizing Construct in the Behavioral and Social Sciences
1
Part IAwareness Cognition and Regulation
19
Chapter 2The Self as a PsychoSocial Dynamic Processing System
21
Chapter 3SelfAwareness
50
Chapter 4Self SelfConcept and Identity
69
Chapter 5Organization of SelfKnowledge
105
Chapter 6Reflected Appraisal through a 21stCentury Looking Glass
124
Chapter 7Expandable Selves
141
Chapter 18Freedom versus Fear Revisited
378
Chapter 19SelfVerification
405
Chapter 20Self and Emotion
425
Chapter 21SelfConscious Emotions
446
Part IIIInterpersonal Behavior and Culture
479
Chapter 22The Relation of Self to Social Perception
481
Chapter 23Social Identity and the Psychology of Groups
502
Chapter 24Self and Close Relationships
520

Chapter 8Implicit Self and Identity
155
Chapter 9SelfRegulation and the Executive Function of the Self
180
Chapter 10SelfEfficacy
198
Chapter 11Multiple Identities within a Single Self
225
Chapter 12SelfRegulation Failure and Health
247
Chapter 13HypoEgoic Mindsets
268
Part IIEvaluation Motivation and Emotion
289
Chapter 14Social SelfAnalysis
291
Chapter 15Contingencies of SelfWorth
309
Chapter 16SelfProtection
327
Chapter 17Individual Differences in SelfEsteem
354
Chapter 25SelfPresentation
542
Chapter 26Contemporary Perspectiveson Narcissism and the Narcissistic Personality Type
571
Chapter 27Cultural Models of the Self
587
Part IVPhysiological Phylogenetic and Developmental Perspectives
615
Chapter 28The Two Selves
617
Chapter 29A Social Neuroscience Perspectiveon the Self
638
Chapter 30SelfRecognition in Animals
656
Chapter 31Emerging SelfProcesses during Childhood and Adolescence
680
Author Index
717
Subject Index
739
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Mark R. Leary, PhD, is Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University. His research focuses on the processes by which people think about and evaluate themselves; the effects of self-reflection on emotion and psychological well-being; and how people are influenced by concerns about how they are perceived and evaluated by others. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, and the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, and a recipient of the Lifetime Career Award from the International Society for Self and Identity. Dr. Leary was the founding editor of the journal Self and Identity and is currently Editor of Personality and Social Psychology Review. June Price Tangney, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at George Mason University. A Fellow of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology and of the Association for Psychological Science, she is Associate Editor of American Psychologist. Dr. Tangney's primary research interest is the development and implications of moral emotions; her current work focuses on moral emotions among incarcerated offenders. A recipient of George Mason University's Teaching Excellence Award, she strives to integrate service, teaching, and clinically relevant research in both the classroom and her lab.

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