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The Psychology of the Self: On the Edge of Understanding / Edition 1
     

The Psychology of the Self: On the Edge of Understanding / Edition 1

by Abraham Tesser, Joanne V. Wood, Diederik A. Stapel
 

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ISBN-10: 1841694053

ISBN-13: 9781841694054

Pub. Date: 11/01/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This volume pulls together research on several aspects of the self. One set of chapters deals with the importance of building a self based on authenticity and "Who I really am."; a second group deals with the ways in which we defend views of the self as positive and powerful; a third group is concerned with multiple aspects of self regulation. Each of the chapters

Overview

This volume pulls together research on several aspects of the self. One set of chapters deals with the importance of building a self based on authenticity and "Who I really am."; a second group deals with the ways in which we defend views of the self as positive and powerful; a third group is concerned with multiple aspects of self regulation. Each of the chapters is a well-written, non-technical description of an important, currently active research program.

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ISBN-13:
9781841694054
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/01/2004
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

About the Editors
Contributors

Introduction: Building, defending and regulating the self: An overview
Abraham Tesser, Joanne V. Wood and Diederik A. Stapel

I. Building the self: The Ideal, the authentic and the open self

Chapter 1: The Michelangelo Phenomenon in Close Relationships
Caryl E. Rusbult, Madoka Kumashiro, Shevaun L. Stocker, and Scott T. Wolf

Chapter 2: From Thought and Experience to Behavior and Interpersonal Relationships: A Multicomponent Conceptualization of Authenticity
Michael H. Kernis and Brian M. Goldman

Chapter 3: Transportation into Narrative Worlds: Implications for the Self
Melanie C. Green

Chapter 4: Conflict and Habit: A Social Cognitive neuroscience Approach to the Self
Matthew D. Lieberman and Naomi I. Eisenberger

II. Defending the self

Chapter 5: Ideal Agency: The Perception of Self as an Origin of Action
Jesse Preston and Daniel M. Wegner

Chapter 6: Reflections in Troubled Waters: Narcissism and the Vicissitudes of an Interpersonally Contextualized Self
Frederick Rhodewalt and Carolyn C. Morf

Chapter 7: Nagging Doubts and a Glimmer of Hope: The Role of Implicit Self-Esteem in Self-Image Maintenance
Steven J. Spencer, Christian H. Jordan, Christine E.R. Logel, and Mark P. Zanna

III. Regulating the self

Chapter 8: Approach Avoidance Motivation and Self-Concept Evaluation
Andrew J. Elliot and Rachel R. Mapes

Chapter 9: Self Conscious Emotion and Self-Regulation
Dacher Keltner and Jennifer S. Beer

Chapter 10: On the Hidden Benefits of State Orientation: Can People Prosper without Efficient Affect Regulation Skills?
Sander L. Koole, Julius Kuhl, Nils Jostmann, and Kathleen D. Vohs

Chapter 11: The Roles of the Self in Priming-to-Behavior Effects.
S. Christian Wheeler, Kenneth G. DeMarree, and Richard E. Petty

Author Index
Subject Index

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