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Title The psychology of goals / edited by Gordon B. Moskowitz, Heidi Grant
Edition First edition
Published New York : Guilford Press, [2009]
©2009

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 MELB  153.8 Mos/Pog 2009  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 548 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary "This tightly edited volume brings together leading authorities to review the breadth of current knowledge about goals and their role in human behavior. Presented are basic concepts, cutting-edge theories and findings, and innovative research designs that yield new insights into how people strive toward particular ends and avoid less desired outcomes. The book provides an overview of the biological, cognitive, affective, and social underpinnings of goals, as well as their relationship to other motivational constructs. It explores both conscious and nonconscious processes in goal selection and pursuit."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Goal (Psychology)
Motivation (Psychology)
Author Moskowitz, Gordon B.
Halvorson, Heidi Grant-, 1973-
LC no. 2008050377
ISBN 9781606230299 hardcover alkaline paper
1606230298 hardcover alkaline paper