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Beyond pleasure and pain : how motivation works

Author: E Tory Higgins
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
Series: Oxford series in social cognition and social neuroscience (En ligne)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How does motivation work? Scientific research shows that people are motivated by more than the pursuit of pleasure and the avoidance of pain. Higgins argues that people are motivated by the pursuit of value, truth, and control, but the central story to motivation lies in how these elements work together.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: E Tory Higgins
ISBN: 9780199918966 0199918961
OCLC Number: 838410691
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 27 mars 2012).
Description: 1 online resource (1 texte électronique (xiii, 554 p.)) : illustrations, fichiers HTML
Series Title: Oxford series in social cognition and social neuroscience (En ligne)
Responsibility: E. Tory Higgins.

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How does motivation work? Scientific research shows that people are motivated by more than the pursuit of pleasure and the avoidance of pain. Higgins argues that people are motivated by the pursuit of value, truth, and control, but the central story to motivation lies in how these elements work together.

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