By Abraham Tesser, Diederik A. Stapel, Joanne V. Wood

Powerful on thought and empirical paintings, Self and Motivation showcases lower ting-edge examine that asks various interesting questions: Can pass als be activated outdoors our knowledge? How do interpersonal dynamics impact the self? How can we hold a particular identification in a bunch context? Is an excessive amount of selection or self-determination "bad"? How does self -esteem and morality impression the self? right here top students discus s the significance of motivation, emotion, and physiological arousal in self-related approaches; discover the function of knowledge in goal-driven b ehavior; and describe the interactive impact of social context on t he self and the self on social context. a proper built-in version of s elf-regulation is additionally proposed. up to date, informative, and engagin g, Self and Motivation demanding situations readers to think about new ways i n learning and considering approximately motivation and self.

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This critical relationship between self-esteem and anxiety emerges over the course of a child’s development (see also Bowlby, 1969; Freud, 1959; Homey, 1937; Sullivan, 1953). As a vulnerable infant, the child is completely dependent on his or her parents for protection and fulfillment of basic needs, and the satiation of these needs becomes epitomized by the parents’ love and affection. However, as the child begins to function in a social world with rules and norms, this sense of security becomes increasingly contingent on meeting parental standards of value.

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