Advances in Motivation Science

Advances in Motivation Science

1st Edition - June 3, 2021

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  • Editor: Andrew Elliot
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128226858
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128226841

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Advances in Motivation Science, Volume Eight, the latest release in Elsevier's serial on the topic of motivation science, contains interesting articles that cover topics such as The functional architecture of human motivation: Personality systems interactions theory, Teacher motivational messages used prior to examinations: What are they, how are they evaluated, and what are their educational outcomes?, Understanding peer relationships during childhood and adolescence through the lens of social motivation, Self-efficacy and human motivation, The creation and curation of all things worthy: Inspiration as vital force in persons and cultures, and Motivational decision-making in achievement settings: A competence-in-context approach.

Key Features

  • Presents new research in the field of motivation science and research
  • Provides a timely overview of important research programs conducted by the most respected scholars in psychology
  • Gives special attention to directions for future research

Readership

Researchers, instructors, and students (graduate and advanced undergraduate) in the myriad disciplines in which motivational issues are relevant

Table of Contents

  • Cover image
  • Title page
  • Table of Contents
  • Copyright
  • List of Contributors
  • Chapter One: The functional architecture of human motivation: Personality systems interactions theory
  • Abstract
  • 1: A unified framework of human motivation: Seven levels of motivation and personality functioning
  • 2: Interactions between levels of motivation
  • 3: The procrastination paradox: Focusing on a goal may interfere with enacting the goal
  • 4: The motivational paradox: Striving for unpleasant goals
  • 5: Implicit motives as switch boards
  • 6: Biological foundations of PSI theory
  • 7: Conclusions and outlook
  • Acknowledgment
  • Chapter Two: Teacher motivational messages used prior to examinations: What are they, how are they evaluated, and what are their educational outcomes?
  • Abstract
  • 1: Introduction
  • 2: How students evaluate fear appeals
  • 3: The measurement of fear appeals and evaluations
  • 4: Studies of fear appeal evaluations
  • 5: A bidirectional model of fear appeals, evaluations, and educational outcomes
  • 6: Studies linking fear appeal evaluations to educational outcomes
  • 7: Summary of the research conducted
  • 8: Limitations and future studies
  • 9: Implications for practice
  • 10: Conclusion
  • Chapter Three: Understanding peer relationships during childhood and adolescence through the lens of social motivation
  • Abstract
  • 1: Introduction
  • 2: Social belonging as a fundamental human need
  • 3: Social approach and social avoidance as motivational constructs
  • 4: Need for approval
  • 5: Social goal orientation
  • 6: Intersection between need for approval and social goal orientation
  • 7: Social sensitivity as a unifying construct
  • 8: Antecedents of social approach and avoidance motivation
  • 9: Neural basis of social motivation
  • 10: General summary and future directions
  • Chapter Four: Self-efficacy and human motivation
  • Abstract
  • 1: Self-efficacy and human motivation
  • 2: Conceptual framework
  • 3: Early self-efficacy research
  • 4: Self-efficacy in education
  • 5: Theoretical adaptations
  • 6: Future research agenda
  • 7: Conclusion
  • Chapter Five: The creation and curation of all things worthy: Inspiration as vital force in persons and cultures
  • Abstract
  • 1: The limits and transcendence of personal agency
  • 2: Inspiration: Construct and basic theory
  • 3: Types of inspiration
  • 4: Methodological considerations
  • 5: Construct validation and tests of basic theory
  • 6: Inspiration and the creative process
  • 7: Inspiration versus perspiration
  • 8: Inspiration, culture, and evolution
  • 9: Inspiration and well-being
  • 10: Coda
  • Chapter Six: Motivational decision-making in achievement settings: A competence-in-context approach
  • Abstract
  • 1: A competence-in-context perspective on school success
  • 2: Social competence and motivation at school: A goal content approach
  • 3: Summary
  • 4: A model of motivational decision-making
  • 5: New directions and provocations for the field
  • 6: Conclusion

Product details

  • No. of pages: 294
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2021
  • Published: June 3, 2021
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128226858
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128226841

About the Editor

Andrew Elliot

Andrew Elliot
Andrew J. Elliot is Professor of Psychology at the University of Rochester. He received his Ph. D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1994. His research areas include achievement motivation, approach-avoidance motivation, the development of motivation and self-regulation, and subtle cue and context effects on psychological functioning. He has been (or currently is) an Associate Editor at Emotion, Journal of Personality, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Psychological Science, and Social and Personality Psychology Compass, and has edited two handbooks: Handbook of competence and motivation (with Carol Dweck) and Handbook of approach and avoidance motivation. He has over 170 scholarly publications, has received research grants from public and private agencies, and has been awarded multiple awards for his research contributions.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Psychology, University of Rochester, NY, USA

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