Social motivation

conscious and unconscious processes

Joseph P. Forgas (Editor), Kipling D. Williams, Simon M. Laham (Editor)

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This book presents ground-breaking research by leading international researchers on the nature, functions and characteristics of social motivation. Its contributors focus on a variety of issues, such as the functions of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation, and the subtle roles that habits and goals play in producing and maintaining motivated social behaviors. Recent discoveries in the psychology of motivation relevant to everyday social behaviors and clinical, organizational, educational and counseling practices receive particular attention.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCambridge, UK
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages386
ISBN (Print)9780511735066
Publication statusPublished - 2005
Externally publishedYes

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