Journals Higher Education



11 October 2011

576 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199765829

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Beyond Pleasure and Pain

How Motivation Works

E. Tory Higgins

  • The author presents a new theoretical perspective on what people want and how motivation works.
  • The most comprehensive, scholarly review of the literature on motivation in the last 40 years.
  • A major work from a leading social psychologist on a central issue in the area of the nature of motivation.