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Motivation and action

Author: Jutta Heckhausen; Heinz Heckhausen
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Motivation and Action gives an in-depth overview of the diverse lines of research in motivational psychology.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jutta Heckhausen; Heinz Heckhausen
ISBN: 9780521149136 0521149134
OCLC Number: 506249071
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: xvii, 518 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Motivation and action: introduction and overview --
Historical trends in motivation research --
Trait theories of motivation --
Situational determinants of behavior --
Motivation as a function of expectancy and incentive --
Achievement motivation --
Social bonding: affiliation motivation and intimacy motivation --
Power motivation --
Implicit and explicit motives --
Biopsychological aspects of motivation --
Motivation and volition in the course of action --
Individual differences in self-regulation --
Intrinsic motivation and flow --
Causal attribution of behavior and achievement --
Motivation and development.
Other Titles: Motivation und Handeln.
Responsibility: edited by Jutta Heckhausen, Heinz Heckhausen.

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