Understanding Motivation and Emotion

ISBN-10: 0030305128
ISBN-13: 9780030305122
Edition: 1992
List price: $69.50
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Book details

List price: $69.50
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: Harcourt College Publishers
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 544
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

This book introduces students to the theories and principles of motivation and emotion in an engaging and practical manner, with an emphasis on the big picture. It focuses on human needs and illustrates how students can apply motivational principles to their lives. A strong humanistic orientation with balanced coverage of behavioral, cognitive and physiological approaches is implemented.

Preface
Introductionp. 1
Motivation in Historical and Contemporary Perspectivesp. 22
The Motivated and Emotional Brainp. 45
Needsp. 69
Physiological Needsp. 71
Psychological Needsp. 101
Intrinsic Motivation and Types of Extrinsic Motivationp. 130
Social Needsp. 162
Cogitionsp. 195
Goalsp. 197
Personal Control Beliefsp. 225
The Self and Its Strivingsp. 258
Emotionsp. 289
Nature of Emotion: Five Perennial Questionsp. 291
Aspects of Emotionp. 322
Individual Differencesp. 359
Personality Characteristicsp. 361
Unconscious Motivationp. 383
Growth Motivation and Positive Psychologyp. 408
Conclusionp. 435
Referencesp. 452
Name Indexp. 523
Subject Indexp. 537
Creditsp. 553
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