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This book walks psychologists through the study of motivation, exploring all conditions that exist within the person and within the environment and culture that explain why we want what we want and why we do what we do. The fifth edition expands on theoretical ideas further into practical applications, especially in the areas of education, work, therapy, sports, and the home. Each chapter features a chapter box that addresses a specific concern. At the end of each chapter is a list of recommended readings for further study. Psychologists will discover a number of new ideas, including achievement goals, personal strivings, types of extrinsic motivation, implementation intentions, and more.
Table of Contents
|Motivation in Historical and Contemporary Perspectives|
|The Motivated and Emotional Brain|
|Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivations|
|Goal Setting and Goal Striving|
|Personal Control Beliefs|
|The Self and Its Strivings|
|Nature of Emotion: Five Perennial Questions|
|Aspects of Emotion|
|Growth Motivation and Positive Psychology|
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