Control Motivation and Social Cognition

Control Motivation and Social Cognition

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461383116
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 01/24/2012
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1993
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Section I. Control Motivation: Theoretical Perspectives.- 1. Control, Its Loss, and Psychological Reactance.- Section II. Models of Perceived Control.- 2. Perceptions of Control: Determinants and Mechanisms.- 3. Naturally Occurring Perceptions of Control: A Model of Bounded Flexibility.- 4. The Primacy of Control in Causal Thinking and Attributional Style: An Attributional Functionalism Perspective.- 5. Uncertainty, Mental Models, and Learned Helplessness: An Anatomy of Control Loss.- Section III. Effects of Perceived Control on Social Cognition.- 6. Control Motivation and Attitude Change.- 7. Social Cognition and Power: Some Cognitive Consequences of Social Structure as a Source of Control Deprivation.- 8. Individual Differences in Control Motivation and Social Information Processing.- 9. Control Motivation and Self-Appraisal.- 10. Depression, Control Motivation, and the Processing of Information about Others.- Section IV. Conclusions and Commentary.- 11. The Warm Look in Control Motivation and Social Cognition.- Author Index.

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