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Motivation

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  • Striving and Feelingby Leonard L. Martin; Abraham Tesser

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 63.95

    Recently, research on the ways in which goals, affect, and self-regulation influence one another has enjoyed an upsurge. New findings are being published and new theories are being developed to integrate these findings. This volume reports on the latest of this work, including a substantial amount of data and theory that has not yet been published.... more...

  • Genius in Every Childby Rick Ackerly

    Lyons Press 2012; US$ 15.99

    Genius is not just about intelligence and aptitude, it's also a word that embodies our inner soul, nature, or character. In this illuminating book, a former principal and father shares heartwarming stories and wise advice that offers a rare insight into children and the process of education. The Genius in Every Child celebrates the moments in the... more...

  • Human Motivationby Nathan Brody

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Human Motivation: Commentary on Goal-Directed Action deals with human motivation, illustrating a simplistic model of a goal-directed action sequence derived from the usual layman's conception of a goal-directed action. This book consists of five chapters. After an introduction provided in Chapter 1, Chapter 2 considers the Hullian tradition in motivation,... more...

  • Understanding Human Motivationby Donald Laming

    Wiley 2008; US$ 64.95 US$ 56.29

    Understanding Human Motivation is a lively presentation of how factors such as biological nature, instinct, past experience, and society determine what we do. Draws on many different domains of human behavior and links together many motivational factors such as fear, sex, consciousness, and rage. Illustrates the theoretical bases of... more...

  • Handbook of Motivational Counselingby W. Miles Cox; Eric Klinger

    Wiley 2011; US$ 115.95 US$ 100.49

    Revised and updated to reflect the most recent developments in the field, the second edition of the Handbook of Motivational Counseling presents comprehensive coverage of the development and identification of motivational problems and the most effective treatment techniques.  Equips clinicians with specific instructions for enhancing clients’... more...

  • Trends and Prospects in Motivation Researchby Anastasia Efklides; J. Kuhl; R.M. Sorrentino

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 180.45

    Researchers in achievement motivation are becoming all the more aware of the importance of affect in motivation and self-regulation. This leads to extension and integration of existing theories as well as to new theories that provide a good account of existing data and offer new insight into the mechanism underlying the functioning of motivation. This... more...

  • Motivationby Roderick Wong

    Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 64.00

    This book presents an analysis of motivated behaviour from a biological perspective. more...

  • Handbook of Approach and Avoidance Motivationby Andrew J. Elliot

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 80.00

    Of the many conceptual distinctions present in psychology today, the approach-avoidance distinction stands out as one of, if not the, most fundamental and basic. The distinction between approach and avoidance motivation has a venerable history, not only within but beyond scientific psychology, and the deep utility of this distinction is clearly evident... more...

  • Progress in Reversal Theoryby M.J. Apter; J.H. Kerr; M.P. Cowles

    Elsevier Science 1988; US$ 72.95

    Reversal Theory is a new general theory of motivation, emotion, personality, psychopathology and stress which challenges previous ideas in these fields and sets up an unusually broad and integrative conceptual framework of its own. The papers in the six sections which make up this volume are concerned with: - developing the theory itself - looking... more...

  • Handbook of Motivation and Cognition Across Culturesby Richard Sorrentino; Susumu Yamaguchi

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 190.00

    In recent years there has been a wealth of new research in cognition, particularly in relation to supporting theoretical constructs about how cognitions are formed, processed, reinforced, and how they then affect behavior. Many of these theories have arisen and been tested in geographic isolation. It remains to be seen whether theories that purport... more...