Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • About the Editors
  • 1: Self-Regulation: An Introductory Overview
  • Part I: General Theories and Models of Self-Regulation
    • 2: Attaining Self-Regulation: A Social Cognitive Perspective
      • I INTRODUCTION
      • II THE STRUCTURE OF SELF-REGULATORY SYSTEMS
      • III SOCIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL INFLUENCES ON SELF-REGULATION
      • IV DYSFUNCTIONS IN SELF-REGULATION
      • V DEVELOPMENT OF SELF-REGULATORY SKILL
      • VI FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      • VII A CONCLUDING COMMENT
      • ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    • 3: On the Structure of Behavioral Self-Regulation
      • I BEHAVIOR IS GOAL DIRECTED AND FEEDBACK CONTROLLED
      • II HIERARCHICALITY AMONG GOALS
      • III FEEDBACK CONTROL AND CREATION OF AFFECT
      • IV CONFIDENCE AND DOUBT, PERSISTENCE AND GIVING UP
      • V DYNAMIC SYSTEMS AND HUMAN BEHAVIOR
      • VI CATASTROPHE THEORY
      • VII CONCLUDING COMMENT
      • ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    • 4: Aspects of Goal Networks: Implications for Self-Regulation
      • I A STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS OF GOAL NETWORKS
      • II SELF-REGULATORY CONSEQUENCES OF GOAL NETWORK STRUCTURE
      • III INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES IN THE STRUCTURE OF GOALS AND MEANS
      • IV COMPARISON TO OTHER PERSPECTIVES ON GOAL NETWORKS
      • V FUTURE DIRECTIONS: INTERPERSONAL GOALS
      • VI CONCLUSION
    • 5: A Functional-Design Approach to Motivation and Self-Regulation: The Dynamics of Personality Systems Interactions
      • I INTRODUCTION
      • II DYNAMIC CONCEPTS IN CLASSICAL THEORIES OF MOTIVATION
      • III ARISTOTLE’S DYNAMIC CONCEPTS
      • IV PERSONALITY SYSTEMS INTERACTION THEORY
      • V BACK TO THE FUTURE: FROM CONTENTS TO MECHANISMS
      • VI CONCLUSION
      • ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    • 6: Personality, Self-Regulation, and Adaptation: A Cognitive–Social Framework
      • I FRAMEWORKS FOR PERSONALITY AND

Details

No. of pages:
816
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2000
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Print ISBN:
9780123695192
Electronic ISBN:
9780080575490

About the authors

Monique Boekaerts

Monique Boekaerts is Professor of Educational Psychology at Leiden University (The Netherlands) and chairs the Research Committee of the Faculty of Social Sciences. As a principle investigator, she is supervising a national school reform program in vocational schools. Her main field of interest is self-regulated learning with a focus on motivation, volitional control, coping with stress, and soliciting social support. President-elect of the European Association of Learning and Instruction and President of the Educational and Institutional Psychology division of the International Association of Applied Psychology, she has written over 100 scientific articles and book chapters. She serves as associate editor of Learning and Instruction and as reviewer for several international and European journals.

Moshe Zeidner

Moshe Zeidner is Professor of Educational and Social Psychology at the University of Haifa, Israel. He serves as Director of the Center for the Interdisciplinary Research on Emotions and Scientific Director of the Laboratory for Cross-Cultural Research in Personality and Individual Differences. His main field of interest is personality and individual differences research, with particular concern for anxiety, stress and coping, and the personality-intelligence interface. He is series editor for two series: Human Emotions, and Human Exceptionality. He also serves as Associate Editor of Anxiety, Stress, and Coping: An International Journal and a reviewer for a number of APA journals. He is the author of over 100 scientific papers and chapters and his recent books include: Test Anxiety: The State of the Art, (1998), Handbook of Coping, Stress, Anxiety, and Coping in Academic Settings, and, International Handbook of Personality and Intelligence.

Reviews

"the definitive psychology text on willpower" - John Cloud, Time Magazine June 12 2006