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The psychology of desire

Author: Wilhelm Hofmann; Loran F Nordgren
Publisher: New York ; London The Guilford Press 2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"Providing a comprehensive perspective on human desire, this volume brings together leading experts from multiple psychological subdisciplines. It addresses such key questions as how desires of different kinds emerge, how they influence judgment and decision making, and how problematic desires can be effectively controlled. Current research is reviewed on underlying brain mechanisms and regulatory processes.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wilhelm Hofmann; Loran F Nordgren
ISBN: 9781462527687 146252768X 9781462521609 1462521606
OCLC Number: 964505899
Accession No: (DE-604)BV043821235
Description: xiv, 474 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme
Contents: Introduction, Wilhelm Hofmann & Loran F. Nordgren I. Basic Processes and Mechanisms 1. Elaborated Intrusion Theory: Explaining the Cognitive and Motivational Basis of Desire, Jackie Andrade, Jon May, Lotte van Dillen, & David J. Kavanagh 2. Grounding Desire and Motivated Behavior: A Theoretical Framework and Review of Empirical Evidence, Esther K. Papies & Lawrence W. Barsalou 3. Desire and Desire Regulation, Wilhelm Hofmann, Hiroki P. Kotabe, Kathleen D. Vohs, & Roy F. Baumeister 4. Desire over Time: The Multifaceted Nature of Satiation, Joseph P. Redden 5. The Measurement of Desires and Craving, Michael A. Sayette & Stephen J. Wilson II. Neuroscience of Desire and Desire Regulation 6. Motivation and Pleasure in the Brain, Morten L. Kringelbach & Kent C. Berridge 7. Neuroscience of Desire Regulation, Richard B. Lopez, Dylan D. Wagner, & Todd F. Heatherton 8. Individual Differences in Desire and Approach Motivation, Eddie Harmon-Jones, Philip A. Gable, & Cindy Harmon-Jones 9. Developmental Changes in Reward Sensitivity and Cognitive Control across Adolescence: Implications for Desire, Adriana Galvan III. Desire, Judgment, and Decision Making 10. License to Sin: Reasoning Processes in Desire, Denise T. D. de Ridder, Jessie C. de Witt Huberts, & Catharine Evers 11. Perceptions of Desire: A Hot-Cold Empathy Gap Perspective, Rachel L. Ruttan & Loran F. Nordgren 12. Want-Should Conflict: A Synthesis of Past Research, T. Bradford Bitterly, Robert Mislavsky, Hengchen Dai, & Katherine L. Milkman IV. Desire, Affect, and Well-Being 13. You Shall Not Always Get What You Want: The Consequences of Ambivalence toward Desires, Frenk van Harreveld, Hannah U. Nohlen, & Iris K. Schneider 14. Desires and Happiness: Aristotelian, Puritan, and Buddhist Approaches, Shigehiro Oishi, Erin Westgate, Jane Tucker, & Asuka Komiya 15. Liking Little, Wanting Less: On (Lacking) Desire in Psychopathology, Michael T. Treadway V. Applied Content Domains 16. Desire for Food and the Power of Mind, Anne Roefs, Katrijn Houben, & Jessica Werthmann 17. Sexual Desire: Conceptualization, Correlates, and Causes, Pamela C. Regan 18. Aggressive Desires, Thomas F. Denson, Timothy P. Schofield, & Emma C. Fabiansson 19. The Role of Desire and Craving in Addiction, Ingmar H. A. Franken 20. Three Senses of Desire in Consumer Research, Utpal M. Dholakia 21. Old Desires, New Media, Diana I. Tamir & Adrian F. Ward
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"Providing a comprehensive perspective on human desire, this volume brings together leading experts from multiple psychological subdisciplines. It addresses such key questions as how desires of different kinds emerge, how they influence judgment and decision making, and how problematic desires can be effectively controlled. Current research is reviewed on underlying brain mechanisms and regulatory processes. Cutting-edge measurement tools are described, including practical recommendations for their use. The book also examines pathological forms of desire and the complex relationship between desire and happiness. The concluding section analyzes specific applied domains--eating, sex, aggression, substance use, shopping, and social media"--.

"Subject Areas/Keywords: addictions, appetites, cravings, desires, human behavior, motivation, neuroscience, self-control, self-regulation, sexuality, social psychology DESCRIPTION Providing a comprehensive perspective on human desire, this volume brings together leading experts from multiple psychological subdisciplines. It addresses such key questions as how desires of different kinds emerge, how they influence judgment and decision making, and how problematic desires can be effectively controlled. Current research is reviewed on underlying brain mechanisms and regulatory processes. Cutting-edge measurement tools are described, including practical recommendations for their use. The book also examines pathological forms of desire and the complex relationship between desire and happiness. The concluding section analyzes specific applied domains--eating, sex, aggression, substance use, shopping, and social media. "--.

"Providing a comprehensive perspective on human desire, this volume brings together leading experts from multiple psychological subdisciplines. It addresses such key questions as how desires of different kinds emerge, how they influence judgment and decision making, and how problematic desires can be effectively controlled. Current research is reviewed on underlying brain mechanisms and regulatory processes. Cutting-edge measurement tools are described, including practical recommendations for their use. The book also examines pathological forms of desire and the complex relationship between desire and happiness. The concluding section analyzes specific applied domains--eating, sex, aggression, substance use, shopping, and social media"--.

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"Desire can overpower us, making a mockery of our efforts to diet, to focus, to be faithful. And yet, it also can make us soar, inspiring invention, heroism, poetry. Hofmann and Nordgren have Read more...

 
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