Cognitive Views of Human Motivation
Academic Press, Sep 3, 2013 - Psychology - 118 pages
Cognitive Views of Human Motivation contains papers that were first presented during a symposium at the annual convention of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), held in San Francisco in February 1974. The book has five chapters and opens with a discussion of historical trends in cognition and motivation. This is followed by separate chapters on cognitive and coping processes in emotion, cognitive appraisals and transformations in self-control, an attributional model of achievement motivation, and cognitive control of action.
The audiences for this book are psychologists and advanced undergraduate and graduate students interested in the areas of clinical, cognitive, motivation, and personality psychology. The book can serve as a main source of readings in courses on cognitive or motivational psychology and as a supplementary source for courses in clinical and personality psychology.
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Chapter 2 Cognitive and Coping Processes in Emotion
Chapter 3 Cognitive Appraisals and Transformations in SelfControl
Chapter 4 An Attributional Interpretation of ExpectancyValue Theory
Chapter 5 Cognitive Control of Action
ability achievement motivation achievement needs action tendency Atkinson attention attribution theory Bernard Weiner Birch black box causal ascriptions causal attributions change of activity child classical conditioning cognitive appraisal cognitive control cognitive processes cognitive theory complex concept consummatory contingency control of action coping processes delay behavior delay of gratification delay period delayed reward determinants of behavior dynamics of action Ebbesen effects effort environment example expectancy of success expectancy shifts experiment experimental factors Fritz Heider frustration frustrative ideation individual instructions intervening variables Journal of Personality Lazarus less preferred object locus of control low in achievement luck Mischel motivational matrix nonconsummatory outcome overt activity paradigm perceptions Personality and Social personality psychology principles Raynor reward objects S-R connection situation Social Psychology stability stimulus stressful film structural matrix subjects success and failure syntactical task difficulty theoretical theory of motivation Thorndike thought Tolman Value theory variables waiting Walter Mischel Weiner