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Understanding Motivation and Emotion / Edition 5

Understanding Motivation and Emotion / Edition 5

by Johnmarshall Reeve
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Understanding Motivation and Emotion introduces readers to the principles of motivation and emotion by balancing coverage of behavioral, cognitive, and physiological theories with humanistic approach. Johnmarshall Reeve's engaging witting captures the excitement of recent advances in the field and demonstrates through effective examples how these findings can be applied to readers' daily lives. In the third edition, a new feature explores in more detail the practical application of a specific topic in each chapter. By combining a strong theoretical foundation with current research and application, Johnmarshall Reeve provides readers with a valuable tool for understanding why people do what they do.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470392232
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/24/2008
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 600
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Dr. Johnmarshall Reeve is a professor of Psychology at the University of of Iowa. He is a member of the American Educational Research Association (Division C: Motivation SIG), American Psychological Association (Divisions 2, 8, 15) and the Society of Experimental Social Psychologists. Professor Reeves research interests include student motivation, and teaching motivational styles.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the Study of Motivation.

2. Motivation in Historical Perspective.

3. Physiological Needs.

4. Organismic Psychological Needs.

5. External Events: Extrinsic and Intrinsic Motivations.

6. Acquired Social Needs.

7. Discrepancies.

8. Expectancies.

9. Values and Attributions.

10. The Self and Its Strivings.

11. Personality Characteristics.

12. Growth Motivation.

13. Unconscious Motivation.

14. The Nature of Emotion.

15. Perspectives.

16. Conclusion.

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