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  • Motivation for Sustaining Health Behavior Change

    The Self-as-Doer Identity

    By Amanda M. Brouwer

    With a balance of theory, research, and applications, Motivation for Sustaining Health Behavior Change: The Self-as-Doer Identity introduces the self-as-doer identity as an accessible motivational identity and discusses how it can be incorporated into health behavior change efforts. The book…

    Hardback – 2017-11-08 
    Routledge

  • Psychological Aspects of Physical Education and Sport

    Edited by J E Kane

    Psychology has an important part to play in the teaching and practice of physical education and sport, and this volume, originally published in 1972, provided a systematic and authoritative introduction to the major areas in this field at the time. The contributors, leading experts in the UK and US…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Neuropsychology of Criminal Behavior

    Edited by Feggy Ostrosky, Alfredo Ardila

    This book draws on findings from psychology, neurology, and genetics to offer a multi-dimensional analysis of criminal behavior. It explores the biological bases of emotions such as aggression, anger, and hostility and how they-- combined with social psychological influences, such as family history…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05
    Routledge

  • The Motivation-Cognition Interface

    From the Lab to the Real World: A Festschrift in Honor of Arie W. Kruglanski

    Edited by Catalina E. Kopetz, Ayelet Fishbach

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge

  • Learning and Motivation in the Classroom

    Edited by Scott G. Paris, Gary M. Olson, Harold W. Stevenson

    Throughout the twentieth century there had been substantial links between scientific psychology and education. Binet, Dewey, Thorndike, and other early pioneers were strongly interested in both realms. Taking advantage of a period of enthusiasm, this title, originally published in 1983, looks at…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Psychology of Education

  • The Hidden Costs of Reward

    New Perspectives on the Psychology of Human Motivation

    Edited by Mark R. Lepper, David Greene

    Originally published in 1978, this volume provided a broad survey of the latest research and theory, at the time, concerning the potential detrimental effects of inappropriate uses of tangible rewards to modify behaviour. Overall, this research questions the dominant paradigm within which…

    Paperback – 2017-06-15
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • Computational Social Psychology

    Edited by Robin R. Vallacher, Stephen J. Read, Andrzej Nowak

    Computational Social Psychology showcases a new approach to social psychology that enables theorists and researchers to specify social psychological processes in terms of formal rules that can be implemented and tested using the power of high speed computing technology and sophisticated software.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-05
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • Social and Motivational Compensatory Mechanisms for Age-Related Cognitive Decline

    Edited by Grzegorz Sedek, Paul Verhaeghen, Mike Martin

    Although many aspects of fluid cognition decline with advancing age, simple observation in the wild suggests that older adults, generally speaking, do very well in their day-to-day life. The study of the orchestration of cognitive, social, and motivational compensatory mechanisms in the service of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-24
    Psychology Press
    Special Issues of Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition

  • Behavioral Economics and Healthy Behaviors

    Key Concepts and Current Research

    Edited by Yaniv Hanoch, Andrew Barnes, Thomas Rice

    The field of behavioural economics can tell us a great deal about cognitive bias and unconscious decision-making, challenging the orthodox economic model whereby consumers make rational and informed choices. But it is in the arena of health that it perhaps offers individuals and governments the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-09
    Routledge

  • Motivated Cognition in Relationships

    The Pursuit of Belonging

    By Sandra L. Murray, John G. Holmes

    How can newlyweds believe they will be together forever, while knowing that the majority of marriages end in divorce? Why do people who desperately want to be loved end up alienating those who love them? How can partners that seem like complete opposites end up blissfully happy? This volume…

    Paperback – 2017-03-09
    Routledge
    Essays in Social Psychology

  • Motivation

    By Phil Evans

    The question of motivation in psychology is the fundamental problem of why organisms behave. In this book, originally published in 1975, various theoretical approaches – based on biological needs or on the way we perceive ourselves and our environment – are described and discussed, together with…

    Paperback – 2017-01-11
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • Conceptual Metaphor in Social Psychology

    The Poetics of Everyday Life

    By Mark J. Landau

    We learn in grade school that metaphor is an ornamental figure of speech reserved for poets. But we now know that it is also a key strategy people use to make sense of the world, from basic concepts like time and causation to the major social issues facing society. In this book, Mark Landau…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge
    Essays in Social Psychology

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