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Higgins, E. Tory (Edward Tory), 1946-
Beyond pleasure and pain : how motivation works / E. Tory Higgins
New York : Oxford University Press, c2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  BF503 .H53 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Motivation (Psychology)
Achievement motivation
Self-actualization (Psychology)
Physical Description xiii, 554 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [467]-523) and index
Contents Motivation beyond pleasure and pain -- What is motivation? -- Value, truth & control: ways of being effective -- Value: having desired results -- Truth: establishing what's real -- Control: managing what happens -- Value-truth relations: creating commitment -- Value-control relations: it's the fit that counts -- Truth-control relations: going in the right direction -- Value-truth-control relations: organization of motives -- Personality & culture: ways of seeing & coping with the world -- Managing motives effectively: working backwards from what you want -- What is the good life?: well-being from being effective
Series Oxford series in social cognition and social neuroscience

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