Motivational science is one of the fastest-growing areas of research in social psychology, incorporating multiple perspectives from social-personality research. This volume provides students and researchers with a comprehensive overview of major topics in social motivation. All contributors are...
Published June 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press
Series: Studies in Self and Identity
The volume begins with a historical overview of the self in social judgment and outlines the major issues. Subsequent chapters, all written by leading experts in their respective areas, identify and elaborate four major themes regarding the self in social judgment:· the role of the self as an...
Published December 1st 2014 by Psychology Press
Roadblocks and Detours on the Path to Knowing Thyself
Series: Essays in Social Psychology
People base thousands of choices across a lifetime on the views they hold of their skill and moral character, yet a growing body of research in psychology shows that such self-views are often misguided or misinformed. Anyone who has dealt with others in the classroom, in the workplace, in the...
Published August 16th 2012 by Psychology Press