This volume provides an integrative theory firmly grounded in current psychology of the self, and offers a fresh, compelling account of one of psychology's most enigmatic behavior patterns. Professor Baumeister provides comprehensive coverage of historical and cross-cultural theories and empirical...
Published April 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press
Cognitive, Affective, and Motivational Processes
The ability to regulate and control our behaviors is a key accomplishment of the human species, yet the psychological mechanisms involved in self-regulation remain incompletely understood. This book presents contributions from leading international researchers who survey the most recent...
Published May 26th 2009 by Psychology Press
A Special Issue of Psychological Inquiry
Conceived as a way of bringing the study of religion closer to mainstream psychology, this issue touches on a remarkable range of psychological phenomena, including coping with stress, physical health, self-deception, consistency and rationalization, attachment, memory and distortion, prejudice,...
Published January 1st 2003 by Psychology Press
In spite of its central importance in human relationships, the study of sexuality has been somewhat neglected by social psychologists. This reader brings together a fascinating selection of articles which examine sex as a social phenomenon: as a group of behavior patterns that people engage in...
Published March 9th 2001 by Psychology Press