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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. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Adaptive Learning and the Human Condition, Instructor's Review Copy

    By Jeffrey C. Levy

    How the human condition relates to classical and instrumental conditioning Adaptive Learning and the Human Condition emphasizes the relationship between experimental research and classical and instrumental conditioning. The text addresses classical and instrumental conditioning while stressing...

    Published October 4th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Social and Motivational Compensatory Mechanisms for Age-Related Cognitive Decline

    Edited by Grzegorz Sedek, Paul Verhaeghen, Mike Martin

    Series: Special Issues of Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition

    Although many aspects of fluid cognition decline with advancing age, simple observation in the wild suggests that older adults, generally speaking, do very well in their day-to-day life. The study of the orchestration of cognitive, social, and motivational compensatory mechanisms in the service of...

    Published August 16th 2012 by Psychology Press

  10. Attention, Representation, and Human Performance

    Integration of Cognition, Emotion, and Motivation

    Edited by Slim Masmoudi, David Yun Dai, Abdelmajid Naceur

    This volume presents a rare occasion where scholars from Europe, North Africa and North America share their research programs and findings revolving around an important theme: integration. Despite different research foci and methodologies, there is a strong consensus that we need to understand a...

    Published November 16th 2011 by Psychology Press