Advances in Intrinsic Motivation and Aesthetics

Advances in Intrinsic Motivation and Aesthetics

by Hy I. Day (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1981)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461331971
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 01/09/2012
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1981
Pages: 503
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

1. “My First Interest Is Interest”: Berlyne as an Exemplar of the Curiosity Drive.- 2. Berlyne’s Theory: A Metascientific Study.- 3. The Quest for the Inverted U.- 4. Environmental Restriction and “Stimulus Hunger”: Theories and Applications.- 5. Explorations of Exploration.- 6. Arousal, Intrinsic Motivation, and Personality.- 7. Subjective Uncertainty and Task Preference.- 8. Experiential Roots of Intention, Initiative, and Trust.- 9. A Theory Deriving Preference from Conflict.- 10. Play: A Ludic Behavior.- 11. Toward a Taxonomy and Conceptual Model of Play.- 12. Intrinsic Motivation and Health.- 13. The Psychological Aesthetics of Narrative Forms.- 14. A Conceptual Analysis of Exploratory Behavior: The “Specific-Diversive” Distinction Revisited.- 15. Ambiguity, Complexity, and Preference for Works of Art.- 16. About the Role of Visual Exploration in Aesthetics.- 17. Bases of Transcultural Agreement in Response to Art.- 18. Information Theory and Melodic Perception: In Search of the Aesthetic Engram.- 19. Toward an Integrated Theory of Aesthetic Perception in the Visual Arts.- 20. Recent Developments in Experimental Aesthetics: A Summary of Berlyne Laboratory Research Activities, 1974–1977.

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