By Constantine Sedikides, Steven J. Spencer

This quantity offers a state of the art exposition to analyze at the self. 16 authoritative overviews spotlight the position of the self round 4 topics. the 1st subject matter is mind and Cognition, which incorporates a social neuroscience viewpoint at the self, implicit self-cognition, the constitution of the self and autobiographical reminiscence. the subsequent subject matter is Motivation, during which chapters contain social comparability, self-regulation, narcissism, and modesty. The 3rd topic is vanity and feelings, coated by way of chapters at the dimension of vainness, terror administration thought, sociometer idea, and self-conscious feelings. the ultimate topic issues the Interpersonal, Intergroup and Cultural Context, containing chapters on intimate relationships, social exclusion, the collective self, and culture.

Throughout the quantity, the exposition is either scholarly and available. It additionally deals severe checks in addition to considerate discussions of demanding situations and difficulties forward, in addition to the iteration of novel hypotheses. As such, the booklet aspires to steer the examine time table for numerous years to come.

The Self will function a necessary reference quantity for lively researchers within the box, whereas additionally being acceptable to be used as a textbook in complicated classes at the self.

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