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About this product
- PublisherSpringer-Verlag New York Inc.
- Date of Publication01/12/1986
- GenrePsychology: Professional & General
- Series TitleRecent Research in Psychology
- Place of PublicationNew York, NY
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintSpringer-Verlag New York Inc.
- Content Notebiography
- Weight353 g
- Width170 mm
- Height244 mm
- Spine11 mm
- Edited byDonald R. Brown,Joseph Veroff
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
- Edition StatementSoftcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1986
- Table Of ContentsOne Development of the Motivation for Particular Activity Scale.- Discussion.- Two In the Atkinson Tradition: The Motivational Function of Emotion.- Attributions Related to Affects.- Feelings Related to Action.- General Summary.- Three Conscious and Unconscious Processes in the Psychology of Motivation.- Four Motivational Chaos: A Simple Model.- The Concepts of Reflexivity and Interdependence.- A Recursive Model of Achievement Motivation.- Applications to Atkinson's Theory of Achievement Motivation.- Level of Aspiration: Some Preliminary Results.- Five Mathematical Model of the Behavioral Stream Measurement.- Six Uses of the Computer in Motivational Psychology.- Simulation-Generated Research Hypotheses.- Computer Presentation of Stimuli.- Modelling Empirical Results.- Computer Measure of Resultant Achievement Motivation.- Test-Retest Reliability.- Experimentally-Created Computer Anxiety.- Structural Differences Among the Experimental Situations.- Advantages and Disadvantages of Computer Use.- Seven Motivation and Efficiency of Cognitive Performance.- Strength of Motivation: The Implications of the Dynamics of Action.- Task Variables Affecting Efficient Performance.- Inefficiency as an Inappropriate Tradeoff.- Summary and Conclusions.- Eight Contextualism and Human Motives.- A Motive is Different at Different Points in the Life-cycle.- Sub-types of Motives.- Interaction of Motives: A Typology as a Way to Assess Motives.- Quality of Motives and Values Considered Simultaneously.- Conclusion.- Nine Human Values, Valences, Expectations and Affect: Theoretical Issues Emerging from Recent Applications of the Expectancy-Value Model.- Values and Actions.- Unemployment and Depressive Affect.- The Role of Affect.- The Nature of Expectations.- Ten Future Time Perspective: A Cognitive-Motivational Concept.- Theoretical Definitions.- Operationalizations of Future Time Perspective.- Future Time Perspective in Experimental Psychology.- FTP and Cognitive Theories of (Achievement) Motivation.- Affective Attitude Toward the Future.- Summary and Conclusion.- Epilogue.
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