Handbook of Motivation and Cognition, Volume 2: Foundations of Social Behavior

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Highly acclaimed as a groundbreaking work, Contemporary Psychology called Handbook of Motivation and Cognition, Volume 1, "an extremely valuable contribution to the field....Unique as a handbook...rather than summarizing an existing body of knowledge, it attempts to define and shape an emerging field." Volume 2 continues to emphasize both theory and research on the motivation-cognition interface. However, the range of approaches has been widened to include clinical, developmental, political, and cognitive ...
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Overview

Highly acclaimed as a groundbreaking work, Contemporary Psychology called Handbook of Motivation and Cognition, Volume 1, "an extremely valuable contribution to the field....Unique as a handbook...rather than summarizing an existing body of knowledge, it attempts to define and shape an emerging field." Volume 2 continues to emphasize both theory and research on the motivation-cognition interface. However, the range of approaches has been widened to include clinical, developmental, political, and cognitive psychological as well as the social and personality perspectives prominent in the first volume.
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Volume 1 challenged the prevailing "hot" motivation vs. "cold" cognition dichotomy, and proposed instead that motivation and cognition work together in the production of behavior. Volume 2 continues to emphasize theory and research on the motivation-cognition interface, widening the range of approaches to include clinical, developmental, political, and cognitive as well as the social and personality perspectives prominent in the first volume. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780898624328
  • Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/7/1990
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 640
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.56 (d)

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E. Tory Higgins Ph.D, University of Western Ontario.
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