Handbook of Motivation and Cognition Across Cultures Book

Handbook of Motivation and Cognition Across Cultures


  • Author : Richard Sorrentino
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-04-28
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 624
  • ISBN 10 : 0080560008

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Handbook of Motivation and Cognition Across Cultures Book Description :

In recent years there has been a wealth of new research in cognition, particularly in relation to supporting theoretical constructs about how cognitions are formed, processed, reinforced, and how they then affect behavior. Many of these theories have arisen and been tested in geographic isolation. It remains to be seen whether theories that purport to describe cognition in one culture will equally prove true in other cultures. The Handbook of Motivation and Cognition Across Cultures is the first book to look at these theories specifically with culture in mind. The book investigates universal truths about motivation and cognition across culture, relative to theories and findings indicating cultural differences. Coverage includes the most widely cited researchers in cognition and their theories- as seen through the looking glass of culture. The chapters include self-regulation by Tory Higgins, unconscious thought by John Bargh, attribution theory by Bernie Weiner, and self-verification by Bill Swann, among others. The book additionally includes some of the best new researchers in cross-cultural psychology, with contributors from Germany, New Zealand, Japan, Hong Kong, and Australia. In the future, culture may be the litmus test of a theory before it is accepted, and this book brings this question to the forefront of cognition research. Includes contributions from researchers from Germany, New Zealand, Japan, Hong Kong, and Australia for a cross-cultural panel Provides a unique perspective on the effect of culture on scientific theories and data

Motivation for Learning and Performance Book

Motivation for Learning and Performance


  • Author : Bobby Hoffman
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2015-06-20
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 426
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128011256

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Motivation for Learning and Performance Book Description :

Designed for educators, researchers, practitioners, or anyone interested in maximizing human potential, Motivation for Learning and Performance outlines 50 key motivation principles based on the latest scientific evidence from the disciplines of psychology, education, business, athletics, and neurology. Using a highly applied and conversational style, the book is designed to inform the reader about how to diagnosis, analyze, and mediate learning and performance challenges influenced by motivation. The book features chapters on the biopsychology of motivation, how motivation changes across the lifespan, and the important influence of culture on motivated behavior. Three chapters are devoted to practical strategies and the implementation of motivational change. Special sections are included on enhancing motivation at work, in the classroom, in competitive environments, and during online education. Hoffman employs the innovative approach of using his interviews with "real" people including many notable personalities across diverse cultures and disciplines to illustrate motivated behavior. For example, readers will learn what motivated the colossal investment fraud masterminded by Bernie Madoff, the intimate thoughts of former NFL superstar Nick Lowery when he missed a field goal, and the joys and tribulations of Emmy-nominated "Curb your Enthusiasm" actress Cheryl Hines. The book provides a practical, applied, and multi-disciplinary resource for anyone interested in motivation and performance, but especially for university students at the graduate or undergraduate level studying education, psychology, business, leadership, hospitality, sports management, or military science. Additionally, the writing style and eclectic nature of the text will appeal to readers of non-fiction who can use the book to gain self-awareness to enhance performance of themselves or others. Considers motivation for both learning and performance Identifies 50 foundational principles relating to

Handbook of Cultural Psychology  Second Edition Book

Handbook of Cultural Psychology Second Edition


  • Author : Dov Cohen
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release Date : 2019-02-15
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 930
  • ISBN 10 : 9781462536238

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Handbook of Cultural Psychology Second Edition Book Description :

Now completely revised (over 90% new), this handbook offers the authoritative presentation of theories, methods, and applications in the dynamic field of cultural psychology. Leading authorities review state-of-the-art empirical research on how culture affects nearly every aspect of human functioning. The volume examines how topics fundamental to psychology--such as cognition, emotion, motivation, development, and mental health--are influenced by cultural meanings and practices. It also addresses the psychological and evolutionary underpinnings of cultural stability and change. The second edition reflects important advances in cultural neuroscience and an increasing emphasis on application, among many other changes. New to This Edition: *Most chapters are new, reflecting nearly a decade of theoretical and methodological developments. *Cutting-edge perspectives on culture and biology, including innovative neuroscientific and biopsychological research. *Section on economic behavior, with new topics including money, negotiation, consumer behavior, and innovation. *Section on the expansion of cultural approaches into religion, social class, subcultures, and race. *Reflects the growth of real-world applications in such areas as cultural learning and adjustment, health and well-being, and terrorism.

Handbook of Cultural Psychology  First Edition Book
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Handbook of Cultural Psychology First Edition


  • Author : Shinobu Kitayama
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release Date : 2010-01-04
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 894
  • ISBN 10 : 9781606236550

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Handbook of Cultural Psychology First Edition Book Description :

Bringing together leading authorities, this definitive handbook provides a comprehensive review of the field of cultural psychology. Major theoretical perspectives are explained, and methodological issues and challenges are discussed. The volume examines how topics fundamental to psychology—identity and social relations, the self, cognition, emotion and motivation, and development—are influenced by cultural meanings and practices. It also presents cutting-edge work on the psychological and evolutionary underpinnings of cultural stability and change. In all, more than 60 contributors have written over 30 chapters covering such diverse areas as food, love, religion, intelligence, language, attachment, narratives, and work.

Handbook of Chinese Organizational Behavior Book

Handbook of Chinese Organizational Behavior


  • Author : Xu Huang
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release Date : 2012-01-01
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 560
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857933409

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Handbook of Chinese Organizational Behavior Book Description :

ÔI was once approached by a colleague with the question, ÒYouÕre an expert on China, right?Ó My reply was, ÒNo, I donÕt think anyone is an expert on ChinaÓ. This book is essential study for those travelling in that direction.Õ Ð Romie Frederik Littrell, Journal of International Business This state-of-the-art Handbook encompasses theoretical and empirical research on Chinese organizational behavior over the last two decades of its renaissance, with prominent scholars providing critical reviews of empirical studies in Chinese societies on 14 important topics. This comprehensive Handbook explores limitations and challenges arising from attempts to develop indigenous theories and constructs applicable to Chinese social reality. Key contributors integrate the literature in their topic areas, providing directions for pushing forward the frontiers of research into a more culturally sensitive and powerful representation of Chinese organizational behavior. Areas examined include emotional intelligence, creativity and motivation, leadership, team conflicts, trust, power and business ethics. Experienced practitioner input is included. Scholars interested in research on international business and Chinese work behaviors and their effective management will find much of value in this compilation. Students of management, including organizational behavior, human resource management, strategic management, and international management will also find information and guidance that will prove invaluable as will practitioners who have business connections in China and other Chinese societies.

Motivation and Culture Book

Motivation and Culture


  • Author : Donald Munro
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 239
  • ISBN 10 : 0415915104

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Motivation and Culture Book Description :

Motivation and Culture brings together an international list of writers with a variety of academic backgrounds and cultural experiences to explore the ways culture influences motivation. Traditionally, culture has long been neglected by those interested in motivation theories; instead, the focus has been on the individual in relation to biological and cognitive models. While the biological component of motivation is not neglected in this volume, most of the essays emphasize the ways culture needs to be taken into consideration both in formulating theories of motivation and applying them to the modern multicultural world.

The Motivation Cognition Interface Book

The Motivation Cognition Interface


  • Author : Catalina E. Kopetz
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-09-11
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351694698

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The Motivation Cognition Interface Book Description :

This volume honors the work of Arie W. Kruglanski. It represents a collection of chapters written by Arie’s former students, friends, and collaborators. The chapters are rather diverse and cover a variety of topics from politics, including international terrorism, to health related issues, such as addiction and self-control, to basic psychological principles, such as motivation and self-regulation, the formation of attitudes, social influence, and interpersonal relationships. What these chapters have in common is that they have all been inspired by Arie’s revolutionary work on human motivation and represent the authors’ attempt to apply the basic principles of motivation to the understanding of diverse phenomena.

The Handbook of Negotiation and Culture Book
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The Handbook of Negotiation and Culture


  • Author : Michele J. Gelfand
  • Publisher : Stanford University Press
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 458
  • ISBN 10 : 9780804745864

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The Handbook of Negotiation and Culture Book Description :

In the global marketplace, negotiation frequently takes place across cultural boundaries, yet negotiation theory has traditionally been grounded in Western culture. This book, which provides an in-depth review of the field of negotiation theory, expands current thinking to include cross-cultural perspectives. The contents of the book reflect the diversity of negotiation—research-negotiator cognition, motivation, emotion, communication, power and disputing, intergroup relationships, third parties, justice, technology, and social dilemmas—and provides new insight into negotiation theory, questioning assumptions, expanding constructs, and identifying limits not apparent from working exclusively within one culture. The book is organized in three sections and pairs chapters on negotiation theory with chapters on culture. The first part emphasizes psychological processes—cognition, motivation, and emotion. Part II examines the negotiation process. The third part emphasizes the social context of negotiation. A final chapter synthesizes the main themes of the book to illustrate how scholars and practitioners can capitalize on the synergy between culture and negotiation research.

Oxford Companion to Emotion and the Affective Sciences Book

Oxford Companion to Emotion and the Affective Sciences


  • Author : David Sander
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2014-02-06
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 520
  • ISBN 10 : 9780191021015

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Oxford Companion to Emotion and the Affective Sciences Book Description :

Few areas have witnessed the type of growth we have seen in the affective sciences in the past decades. Across psychology, philosophy, economics, and neuroscience, there has been an explosion of interest in the topic of emotion and affect. Comprehensive, authoritative, up-to-date, and easy-to-use, the new Oxford Companion to Emotion and the Affective Sciences is an indispensable resource for all who wish to find out about theories, concepts, methods, and research findings in this rapidly growing interdisciplinary field - one that brings together, amongst others, psychologists, neuroscientists, social scientists, philosophers, and historians. Organized by alphabetical entries, and presenting brief definitions, concise overviews, and encyclopaedic articles (all with extensive references to relevant publications), this Companion lends itself to casual browsing by non-specialists interested in the fascinating phenomena of emotions, moods, affect disorders, and personality as well as to focused search for pertinent information by students and established scholars in the field. Not only does the book provide entries on affective phenomena, but also on their neural underpinnings, their cognitive antecedents and the associated responses in physiological systems, facial, vocal, and bodily expressions, and action tendencies. Numerous entries also consider the role of emotion in society and social behavior, as well as in cognitive processes such as those critical for perception, attention, memory, judgement and decision-making. The volume has been edited by a group of internationally leading authorities in the respective disciplines consisting of two editors (David Sander and Klaus Scherer) as well as group of 11 associate editors (John T. Cacioppo, Tim Dalgleish, Robert Dantzer, Richard J. Davidson, Ronald B. de Sousa, Phoebe C. Ellsworth, Nico Frijda, George Loewenstein, Paula M. Niedenthal, Peter Salovey, and Richard A. Shweder). The members of the editorial board have comm

The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Mindfulness Book

The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Mindfulness


  • Author : Amanda Ie
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-03-12
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 1248
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118294918

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The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Mindfulness Book Description :

The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Mindfulness brings together the latest multi-disciplinary research on mindfulness from a group of international scholars: Examines the origins and key theories of the two dominant Western approaches to mindfulness Compares, contrasts, and integrates insights from the social psychological and Eastern-derived perspectives Discusses the implications for mindfulness across a range of fields, including consciousness and cognition, education, creativity, leadership and organizational behavior, law, medical practice and therapy, well-being, and sports 2 Volumes

The Oxford Handbook of Behavioral Economics and the Law Book

The Oxford Handbook of Behavioral Economics and the Law


  • Author : Eyal Zamir
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-09-16
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 10 : 9780199397952

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The Oxford Handbook of Behavioral Economics and the Law Book Description :

The past twenty years have witnessed a surge in behavioral studies of law and law-related issues. These studies have challenged the application of the rational-choice model to legal analysis and introduced a more accurate and empirically grounded model of human behavior. This integration of economics, psychology, and law is breaking exciting new ground in legal theory and the social sciences, shedding a new light on age-old legal questions as well as cutting edge policy issues. The Oxford Handbook of Behavioral Economics and Law brings together leading scholars of law, psychology, and economics to provide an up-to-date and comprehensive analysis of this field of research, including its strengths and limitations as well as a forecast of its future development. Its 29 chapters organized in four parts. The first part provides a general overview of behavioral economics. The second part comprises four chapters introducing and criticizing the contribution of behavioral economics to legal theory. The third part discusses specific behavioral phenomena, their ramifications for legal policymaking, and their reflection in extant law. Finally, the fourth part analyzes the contribution of behavioral economics to fifteen legal spheres ranging from core doctrinal areas such as contracts, torts and property to areas such as taxation and antitrust policy.

The Handbook of Culture and Psychology Book

The Handbook of Culture and Psychology


  • Author : David Matsumoto
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2019
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 880
  • ISBN 10 : 9780190679743

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The Handbook of Culture and Psychology Book Description :

Cultural and cross-cultural psychology and research continue to make strong contributions to mainstream psychology. Researchers and theoreticians from all parts of the globe increasingly contribute to this endeavor, enabling cultural and cross-cultural psychology and research to be one of the most exciting areas of study in psychology. This book describes the continued evolution and advancement of the main research domains of cultural and cross-cultural psychology. Renowned authors not only review the state-of-the-art in their respective fields but also describe the challenges and opportunities that their respective research domains face in the future. New chapters cover the teaching of a culturally informed psychology and the increasing changes and advancements of cultures and societies around the world and their impact on individual psychologies. This volume covers standard areas of well-studied concepts such as development, cognition, emotion, personality, psychopathology, psychotherapy, and acculturation, as well as emerging areas such as multicultural identities, cultural neuroscience, and religion. It is a must read for all culturally informed scholars, both beginning and experienced.

Handbook of Motivation at School Book

Handbook of Motivation at School


  • Author : Kathryn Wentzel
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2009-09-10
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 704
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135592929

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Handbook of Motivation at School Book Description :

The Handbook of Motivation at School presents the first comprehensive and integrated compilation of theory and research on children’s motivation at school. It covers the major theoretical perspectives in the field as well as their application to instruction, learning, and social adjustment at school. Key Features: Comprehensive – no other book provides such a comprehensive overview of theory and research on children’s motivation at school. Theoretical & Applied – the book provides a review of current motivation theories by the developers of those theories as well as attention to the application of motivation theory and research in classrooms and schools. Chapter Structure – chapters within each section follow a similar structure so that there is uniformity across chapters. Commentaries – each section ends with a commentary that provides clear directions for future research.

Encyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience Book

Encyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience


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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2010-06-03
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 1816
  • ISBN 10 : 9780080453965

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Encyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience Book Description :

Behavioral Neuroscientists study the behavior of animals and humans and the neurobiological and physiological processes that control it. Behavior is the ultimate function of the nervous system, and the study of it is very multidisciplinary. Disorders of behavior in humans touch millions of people’s lives significantly, and it is of paramount importance to understand pathological conditions such as addictions, anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, autism among others, in order to be able to develop new treatment possibilities. Encyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience is the first and only multi-volume reference to comprehensively cover the foundation knowledge in the field. This three volume work is edited by world renowned behavioral neuroscientists George F. Koob, The Scripps Research Institute, Michel Le Moal, Université Bordeaux, and Richard F. Thompson, University of Southern California and written by a premier selection of the leading scientists in their respective fields. Each section is edited by a specialist in the relevant area. The important research in all areas of Behavioral Neuroscience is covered in a total of 210 chapters on topics ranging from neuroethology and learning and memory, to behavioral disorders and psychiatric diseases. The only comprehensive Encyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience on the market Addresses all recent advances in the field Written and edited by an international group of leading researchers, truly representative of the behavioral neuroscience community Includes many entries on the advances in our knowledge of the neurobiological basis of complex behavioral, psychiatric, and neurological disorders Richly illustrated in full color Extensively cross referenced to serve as the go-to reference for students and researchers alike The online version features full searching, navigation, and linking functionality An essential resource for libraries serving neuroscientists, psychologists, neuropharmacologists, and psychiatrists

Social Psychological Perspectives Book

Social Psychological Perspectives


  • Author : Martin L. Maehr
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing Limited
  • Release Date : 2008-09-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 442
  • ISBN 10 : 1848550308

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Social Psychological Perspectives Book Description :

Suitable for motivation researchers, this volume presents social-psychological approaches to the study of motivation and achievement, and chapters that cover a broad range of topics, from the influence of peers to the influence of color, on motivation and achievement.