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Exploring the psychology of interest

Author: Paul J Silvia
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series: Psychology of human motivation.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Interest is basic to an understanding of human motivation and behaviour. This text examines why some things interest us or provoke our curiosity.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Silvia, Paul J., 1976-
Exploring the psychology of interest.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2005018240
(OCoLC)68558183
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul J Silvia
OCLC Number: 607806817
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 263 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Interest and emotion --
Interest as an emotion --
What is interesting? --
Interest and learning --
Interest, personality, and individual-differences --
Interests and motivational development --
How do interests develop? : bridging emotion and personality --
Interests and vocations --
Comparing models of interest --
Conclusion : looking back, looking ahead.
Series Title: Psychology of human motivation.
Responsibility: by Paul J. Silvia.

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