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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 14 new and published books in the subject of Motivation — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Progress in Psychological Science around the World. Volume 1 Neural, Cognitive and Developmental Issues.

    Proceedings of the 28th International Congress of Psychology

    Edited by Qicheng Jing, Mark R. Rosenzweig

    Progress in Psychological Science around the World, Volumes 1 and 2, present the main contributions from the 28th International Congress of Psychology, held in Beijing in 2004. These expert contributions include the Nobel laureate address, the Presidential address, and the Keynote and...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Social Motivation

    Edited by David Dunning

    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

  3. The Psychology of Eating and Drinking

    4th Edition

    By Alexandra W. Logue

    This insightful, thought-provoking, and engaging book explores the truth behind how and why we eat and drink what we do. Instead of promising easy answers to eliminating picky eating or weight loss, this book approaches controversial eating and drinking issues from a more useful...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Motivation and Emotion (PLE: Emotion)

    By Phil Evans

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

    Originally published in 1989, this title provided a wide-ranging and up-to-date review of a traditional area of psychology. It will be of great interest to all those who wish to discover what governs human behaviour and feeling – in other words, what makes people tick. Phil Evans explores the...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Experimental Psychology Its Scope and Method: Volume V (Psychology Revivals)

    Motivation, Emotion and Personality

    By Joseph Nuttin, Paul Fraisse, Richard Meili

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    First published in English in 1968, Joseph Nuttin contributes the first chapter, on Motivation. He discusses various aspects of the motivational process. Such as incentives, conflict, social motivation, and negative motivation, and describes the mechanism of the process. The second chapter, by Paul...

    Published June 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes (Volume 3)

    Approaches to Human Learning and Motivation

    Edited by William K. Estes

    Series: Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes

    Originally published in 1976, Volume 3 of this Handbook deals primarily with conditions of acquisition, retention and forgetting, and the manner in which acquired information and motivation combine to determine performance. The organization of this volume can be understood in terms of four...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Motivation and Its Regulation

    The Control Within

    Edited by Joseph P. Forgas, Eddie Harmon-Jones

    Series: Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology

    It is motivation that drives all our daily endeavors, and it is motivation, or the lack of it, that accounts for most of our successes and failures. Motivation, however, needs to be carefully controlled and regulated to be effective. This book surveys the most recent psychological research on how...

    Published May 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Motivation

    Biological, Psychological, and Environmental, Fourth Edition

    By Lambert Deckers

    This book provides a complete overview of motivation and emotion. Well-grounded in the history of the field, the fourth edition of Motivation: Biological, Psychological, and Environmental combines classic studies with current research. The text provides an overarching organizational scheme of...

    Published July 27th 2013 by Psychology Press

  9. Loneliness Updated

    Recent research on loneliness and how it affects our lives

    Edited by Ami Rokach

    "To be alone is to be different. To be different is to be alone, and to be in the interior of this fatal circle is to be lonely. To be lonely is to have failed" (Susan Schultz, 1976) Loneliness carries a significant social stigma, as lack of friendship and social ties is socially undesirable, and...

    Published November 19th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Adaptive Learning and the Human Condition

    By Jeffrey C. Levy

    Adaptive Learning and the Human Condition presents the basic principles of classical (Pavlovian) and instrumental (Skinnerian) conditioning in a more coherent and expansive manner than is the case in other textbooks. Learning is defined as an adaptive process through which individuals acquire the...

    Published October 4th 2012 by Routledge