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The Construction of the Self: Developmental and Sociocultural Foundations

Susan Harter - Psychology - 2012 - 440 pages
An important work from a leading scholar, this book explores self-development from early childhood to adulthood. Susan Harter traces the normative stages that define the ...
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Complexity of the Self: A Developmental Approach to Psychopathology and Therapy

V. F. Guidano - Psychology - 1987 - 248 pages
In this profound work, Vittorio Guidano expands upon his earlier seminal contributions on the application of cognitive and developmental principles to individuals struggling ...
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Social Motivation: Understanding Children's School Adjustment

Jaana Juvonen, Kathryn R. Wentzel - Education - 1996 - 375 pages
This volume, featuring work by leading researchers in educational and developmental psychology, provides new perspectives on how and why children tend to thrive or fail at ...
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Selfhood: Identity, Esteem, Regulation

Psychology - 1999 - 193 pages
This text provides an integrative survey of the burgeoning social-psychological literature on the self. By way of an introduction, the authors establish the intellectual ...
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Self-Perspectives across the Life Span

Richard P. Lipka, Thomas M. Brinthaupt - Psychology - 1992 - 282 pages
When and how is the self acquired and what characterizes its development and change over the life span? What are the implications of using different methodologies to study the ...
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Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation: The Search for Optimal Motivation and ...

Carol Sansone, Judith M. Harackiewicz - Psychology - 2000 - 489 pages
In understanding human behavior, psychologists have long been interested in what motivates specific actions. Debates have pitted extrinsic motivators (e.g. rewards/punishment ...
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Understanding Early Adolescent Self and Identity: Applications and Interventions

Thomas M. Brinthaupt, Richard P. Lipka - Education - 2002 - 395 pages
Addresses adolescent identity issues and suggests practical approaches to facilitate development and adjustment.
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