This volume honors the work of Arie W. Kruglanski. It represents a collection of chapters written by Arie’s former students, friends, and collaborators. The chapters are rather diverse and cover a variety of topics from politics, including international terrorism, to health related issues, such as addiction and self-control, to basic psychological principles, such as motivation and self-regulation, the formation of attitudes, social influence, and interpersonal relationships. What these chapters have in common is that they have all been inspired by Arie’s revolutionary work on human motivation and represent the authors’ attempt to apply the basic principles of motivation to the understanding of diverse phenomena.
'Arie Kruglanski has had a stellar, trailblazing career. He is one of the great men in our field. This volume reflects the creativity, diversity, and passion that have marked his research.' —Roy Baumeister, University of Queensland, Australia and Florida State University, USA
'This collection of chapters reflects Arie Kruglanski’s intellectual ingenuity and the sustainability of his ideas. Like no other, he has reconciled cognitive and motivational processes and inspired a research program that is prominently represented in this volume.'—Fritz Strack, University of Würzburg, Germany
When Intrinsic Motivation and Immediate Rewards Overlap Kaitlin Wooley and Ayelet Fishbach. Motivational Factors in Conformity and Deviance Hans-Peter Erb. Three Decades of Need for Closure Research: About Epistemic Goals and (Not) Means Arne Roets. Getting Closure on Conservatism, or the Politics of Epistemic and Existential Motivation John T. Jost, Joanna Sterling and Chadly Stern. Going in the Right Direction: Locomotion Control and Assessment Truth, Working Together E. Tory Higgins. Risk and Self-Defeating Behaviors as Goal Pursuit Rather than Regulatory Failure Catalina Kopetz. Goal Pursuit and Close Relationships: A People as Means Perspective Edward Orehek. The Rise and Fall of Violent Extremism: The Science Behind Community-Based Interventions Jocelyn J Bélanger. Extremist Rehabiliation--Opportunities and Challenges Rohan Gunaratna