Self and Motivation: Emerging Psychological Perspectives / Edition 1

Self and Motivation: Emerging Psychological Perspectives / Edition 1

by Abraham Tesser

ISBN-10: 1557988838

ISBN-13: 9781557988836

Pub. Date: 01/28/2002

Publisher: American Psychological Association

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American Psychological Association
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1 ED
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7.32(w) x 10.42(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: An Emphasis on Motivation3
Ch. 1Nonconscious Motivations: Their Activation, Operation, and Consequences13
Ch. 2From Threat to Sweat: The Role of Physiological Arousal in the Motivation to Maintain Self-Esteem43
Ch. 3Choice and Its Consequences: On the Costs and Benefits of Self-Determination71
Ch. 4Self-Conscious Emotions: The Self as a Moral Guide97
Ch. 5When Selves Collide: The Nature of the Self and the Dynamics of Interpersonal Relationships119
Ch. 6Distinctiveness and the Definition of Collective Self: A Tripartite Model147
Ch. 7Modeling the Structure of Self-Knowledge and the Dynamics of Self-Regulation173
Author Index207
Subject Index217
About the Editors225

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