ISBN-10:
1848715196
ISBN-13:
9781848715196
Pub. Date:
03/08/2017
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Motivated Cognition in Relationships: The Pursuit of Belonging / Edition 1

Motivated Cognition in Relationships: The Pursuit of Belonging / Edition 1

by Sandra L. Murray, John G. Holmes

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ISBN-13: 9781848715196
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/08/2017
Series: Essays in Social Psychology Series
Pages: 188
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Sandra L. Murray is a Professor of Psychology at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York. Her research examines the automatic and controlled processes involved in the regulation of self-esteem, trust, and commitment in relationships. Her scholarship has received multiple awards and her research has been supported by grants from the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Science Foundation.

John G. Holmes is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Waterloo. His research focuses on the cognitive and motivational processes involved in perceiving another’s motives. His teaching and scholarship has received multiple awards and his research has been supported by grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

Table of Contents

1. Introducing Motivated Cognition 2. Embodying Safety and Value Goals 3. Pursuing Safety 4. Pursuing Value 5. Why Safety Trumps Value 6. When Value Trumps Safety 7. Reality Contraints 8. Looking Forward

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