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Advances in motivation science. Volume one / series editor, Andrew J. Elliot.

Publication:
Waltham, Massachusetts ; San Diego, California : Academic Press, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (287 p.)
Subjects:
Motivation (Psychology)
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Elsevier are proud to introduce our brand new serial, Advances in Motivation Science. The topic of motivation has traditionally been one of the mainstays of the science of psychology. It played a major role in early dynamic and Gestalt models of the mind and it was fundamental to behaviorist theories of learning and action. The advent of the cognitive revolution in the 1960 and 70s eclipsed the emphasis on motivation to a large extent, but in the past two decades motivation has returned en force. Today, motivational analyses of affect, cognition, and behavior are ubiquitous across psychologica
Contents:
Front Cover; Advances in Motivation Science; Advances in Motivation Science; Copyright; Contents; List of Contributors; Preface; Parochial Cooperation in Humans: Forms and Functions of Self-Sacrifice in Intergroup Conflict; 1. Introduction; 2. Origins and Orchestration of Parochial Cooperation; 2.1 (Inter)Group Life as a Multilevel Social Dilemma; 2.2 Forms and Functions of Parochial Cooperation; 3. Parochial Cooperation Rests on In-Group Love More Than on Out-Group Hate; 3.1 Intergroup Discrimination in Cooperative Decision-Making; 3.2 Social Identity Striving and Group Interdependence
4. Indirect Reciprocity and Reputation4.1 Reputation Concerns and Indirect Reciprocity Motivate Parochial Cooperation; 4.2 Reputation and Social Standing Benefits from Parochial Cooperation; 4.3 Summary and Conclusions; 5. Parochialism is More Prominent among Prosocial Individuals; 5.1 Prosocial Individuals Escalate Intergroup Conflict; 5.2 Prosocial Representatives are Parochial in Intergroup Bargaining; 5.3 Summary and Conclusions; 6. Parochialism is Sustained by Hypothalamic Oxytocin; 6.1 Oxytocin Enables Parochial Cooperation; 6.2 Oxytocin Motivates Defensive Aggression
6.3 Oxytocin Motivates In-Group Serving Dishonesty6.4 Summary and Conclusions; 7. Discussion and Research Agenda; 7.1 Evolutionary Perspectives versus Social Identity Perspectives; 7.2 Hypotheses Inspired by Biological Models; 7.3 The Role of Emotions in Parochial Cooperation; 7.4 Reinvigorating Experimental Games and Expanding Its Base; 7.5 Parochialism and Intergroup Cooperation; 8. Coda; References; Affective Consequences of Intentional Action Control; 1. Introduction; 2. Selection and Affective Devaluation; 2.1 Attentional Selection and Devaluation
2.2 Response Suppression and Devaluation3. Underlying Mechanisms of Distractor Devaluation; 3.1 Devaluation-by-Inhibition Assumption; 3.2 Evaluative Labels; 4. Interference and Affective Devaluation; 4.1 Cognitive Interference; 4.2 Motivational Interference; 5. Consequences of Distractor Devaluation; 5.1 Distractor Devaluation and Social Attitudes; 5.2 Benefits of Distractor Devaluation for Action Control; 5.2.1 Potential Consequences for Cognitive Processing; 5.2.2 Potential Consequences for Behavioral Avoidance; 5.2.2.1 Negative Priming; 5.2.2.2 Dealing with Attractive Alternative Partners
5.2.2.3 Distractor Evaluations and Subsequent Selection6. Conclusion; References; Terror Management Theory and Research: How the Desire for Death Transcendence Drives Our Strivings for Meaning and Significance; 1. The Roots of TMT and Research; 2. The Core of TMT and Research; 2.1 Mortality Salience and the Worldview; 2.2 TMT and Prejudice; 2.3 TMT and Self-Esteem; 2.4 Threats to Terror Management Structures and Death Thought Accessibility; 2.5 Death and Animality; 2.6 The Role of Affect in MS Effects; 2.7 The Dual Defense Model; 3. The Many Branches of TMT and Research; 3.1 TMT and Politics
3.2 Terror Management and Religious Faith
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed December 10, 2014).
Contributor:
Elliot, Andrew J., editor.
ISBN:
0-12-800598-X
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