Motivational Analyses of Social Behavior: Building on Jack Brehm's Contributions to Psychology / Edition 1

Motivational Analyses of Social Behavior: Building on Jack Brehm's Contributions to Psychology / Edition 1

by Rex A. Wright
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0805842667

ISBN-13: 9780805842661

Pub. Date: 02/23/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Reflecting Brehm's contributions, his students and colleagues offer studies on such aspects of psychology as the history and progress of dissonance theory, willful determinism, the role of distance in valuing another person, applying social-psychological theory to the study of health behavior, ability perception determinants of effort-related cardiovascular response,

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Reflecting Brehm's contributions, his students and colleagues offer studies on such aspects of psychology as the history and progress of dissonance theory, willful determinism, the role of distance in valuing another person, applying social-psychological theory to the study of health behavior, ability perception determinants of effort-related cardiovascular response, and the self-regulation of goal pursuit. A biographical sketch and memoir are also included. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805842661
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/23/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
290
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Lexile:
1310L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface. Part I: About Jack. R.A. Wright, J. Greenberg, S.S. Brehm, Biographical Sketch and Personal Perspectives. P. Schönbach, Early Friendship Lasting. Part II: Influences. J. Cooper, Dissonance Theory: History and Progress. E. Harmon-Jones, From Cognitive Dissonance to the Motivational Functions of Emotions. P.J. Silva, T.S. Duval, Self-Awareness, Self-Motives, and Self-Motivation. S. Solomon, T. Pyszczynski, J. Greenberg, Willful Determinism: Exploring the Possibilities of Freedom. R.A. Wicklund, The Role of Distance in Valuing Another Person. S. Worchel, The Diamond in the Stone: Exploring the Place of Free Behavior in Studies of Human Rights and Culture. T.C. Brock, P.J. Mazzocco, Responses to Scarcity: A Commodity Theory Perspective on Reactance and Rumination. F.X. Gibbons, M. Gerrard, E.A. Pomery, Risk and Reactance: Applying Social-Psychological Theory to the Study of Health Behavior V. Shoham, S.E. Trost, M.J. Rohrbaugh, From State to Trait and Back Again: Reactance Theory Goes Clinical. R.A. Wright, J. Franklin, Ability Perception Determinants of Effort-Related Cardiovascular Response: Mood, Optimism, and Performance Resources. G.H.E. Gendolla, The Intensity of Motivation When the Self Is Involved: An Application of Brehm's Theory of Motivation to Effort-Related Cardiovascular Response. G. Oettingen, C. Bulgarella, M. Henderson, P.M. Gollwitzer, The Self-Regulation of Goal Pursuit. Part III: Reflections. J.W. Brehm, Observations From Mount Oread. Part IV: Doctoral Students.

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