Handbook of Self-Regulation, Second Edition Research, Theory, and Applications

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ISBN-13: 9781462509515
Edition: 2nd 2011 (Revised)
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List price: $60.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publication date: 1/18/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

This authoritative Handbookreviews the breadth of current knowledge on the conscious and nonconscious processes by which people regulate their thoughts, emotions, attention, behavior, and impulses. Individual differences in self-regulatory capacities are explored, as are developmental pathways. The volume examines how self-regulation shapes, and is shaped by, social relationships. Failures of self-regulation are also addressed, in chapters on addictions, overeating, compulsive spending, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Wherever possible, contributors identify implications of the research for helping people enhance their self-regulatory capacities and pursue desired goals. New to This Edition:incorporates significant scientific advances and many new topicsincreased attention to the social basis of self-regulationchapters on working memory, construal-level theory, temptation, executive functioning in children, self-regulation in older adults, self-harming goal pursuit, interpersonal relationships, religion, and impulsivity as a personality trait.

Roy F. Baumeister is the Eppes Eminent Professor of Psychology and head of the social psychology graduate program at Florida State University. He received his Ph.D. in social psychology from Princeton in 1978 and did a postdoctoral fellowship in sociology at the University of California at Berkeley. Baumeister has worked at Case Western Reserve University, as well as the University of Texas, University of Virginia, Max-Planck-Institute, and the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. Baumeister's has received research grants from the National Institutes of Health and from the Templeton Foundation. His research spans the areas of self and identity, self-regulation, interpersonal rejection and the need to belong, sexuality and gender, aggression, self-esteem, meaning, and self-presentation. He is the author of nearly 400 publications. His books include Evil: Inside Human Violence and Cruelty , The Cultural Animal , Meanings of Life and Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength.

Basic Regulatory Processes
Self-Regulation of Action and Affect
The Self-Regulation of Emotion
Giving In to Temptation: The Emerging Cognitive Neuroscience of Self-Regulatory Failure
Self-Regulatory Strength
Willpower in a Cognitive Affective Processing System: The Dynamics of Delay of Gratification
Self-Regulation and Behavior Change: Disentangling Behavioral Initiation and Behavioral Maintenance
Cognitive, Physiological, and Neurological Dimensions of Self-Regulation
Nonconscious Self-Regulation, or the Automatic Pilot of Human Behavior
Promotion and Prevention Systems: Regulatory Focus Dynamics within Self-Regulatory Hierarchies
Planning Promotes Goal Striving
The Reason in Passion: A Social Cognitive Neuroscience Approach to Emotion Regulation
Working Memory and Self-Regulation
Local and Global Evaluations: Attitudes as Self-Regulatory Guides for Near and Distant Responding
Identifying and Battling Temptation
Development of Self-Regulation
Effortful Control: Relations with Emotion Regulation, Adjustment, and Socialization in Childhood
Attentional Control and Self-Regulation
A Bidirectional Model of Executive Functions and Self-Regulation
Aging and Self-Regulation
Social Dimension of Self-Regulation
The Sociometer, Self-Esteem, and the Regulation of Interpersonal Behavior
Early Attachment Processes and the Development of Emotional Self-Regulation
When People Strive for Self-Harming Goals: Sacrificing Personal Health for Interpersonal Success
The Effects of Social Relationships on Self-Regulation
The Effects of Self-Regulation on Social Relationships
Waiting, Tolerating, and Cooperating: Did Religion Evolve to Prop Up Humans' Self-Control Abilities?
Personality and Self-Regulation
Temperament and Self-Regulation
Self-Efficacy Beliefs and the Architecture of Personality: On Knowledge, Appraisal, and Self-Regulation
Impulsivity as a Personality Trait
Common Problems with Self-Regulation
Self-Regulatory Failure and Addiction
The Self-Regulation of Eating: Theoretical and Practical Problems
Self-Regulation and Spending: Evidence from Impulsive and Compulsive Buying
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Self-Regulation, and Executive Functioning
Author Index
Subject Index

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