Motivation and Action / Edition 2

Motivation and Action / Edition 2

by Jutta Heckhausen
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521852595

ISBN-13: 9780521852593

Pub. Date: 02/18/2008

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Motivation and Action gives an extensive and in-depth overview of the diverse lines of research in motivational psychology, in terms of its historical foundations, up-to-date conceptual developments, and empirical research. The major classes of motivated behavior are addressed and the critical processes involved in motivation and volition are discussed in detail.

Overview

Motivation and Action gives an extensive and in-depth overview of the diverse lines of research in motivational psychology, in terms of its historical foundations, up-to-date conceptual developments, and empirical research. The major classes of motivated behavior are addressed and the critical processes involved in motivation and volition are discussed in detail. Different conceptual and empirical lines of research are integrated and analyzed as to the common issues and phenomena they address, thus providing a most useful guideline for understanding debates in current motivational, educational, and social psychology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521852593
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/18/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
526
Product dimensions:
7.99(w) x 9.96(h) x 1.22(d)

Table of Contents

1. Motivation and action: introduction and overview J. Heckhausen and H. Heckhausen; 2. Historical trends in motivation research H. Heckhausen; 3. Trait theories of motivation D. Scheffer and H. Heckhausen; 4. Situational determinants of behavior J. Beckmann and H. Heckhausen; 5. Motivation as a function of expectancy and incentive J. Beckmann and H. Heckhausen; 6. Achievement motivation J. C. Brunstein and H. Heckhausen; 7. Social bonding: affiliation motivation and intimacy motivation K. Sokolowski and H. Heckhausen; 8. Power motivation H.-D. Schmalt and H. Heckhausen; 9. Implicit and explicit motives J. C. Brunstein; 10. Biopsychological aspects of motivation O. C. Schultheiss and M. M. Wirth; 11. Motivation and volition in the course of action A. Achtziger and P. M. Gollwitzer; 12. Individual differences in self-regulation J. Kuhl; 13. Intrinsic motivation and flow F. Rheinberg; 14. Causal attribution of behavior and achievement J. Stiensmeier-Pelster and H. Heckhausen; 15. Motivation and development J. Heckhausen and H. Heckhausen.

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