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Published: 13 August 2019

560 Pages

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780190666453

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The Oxford Handbook of Human Motivation

Second Edition

Edited by Richard Ryan

Oxford Library of Psychology

  • Represents a synthesis of decades of empirical results and practical interventions based on the science of human motivation
  • Captures the state-of-the-art in this fast-developing field, with topical chapters on phenomena such as ego-depletion, flow, curiosity, implicit motives, and personal interests
  • Highlights goal research, including chapters on goal regulation, achievement goals, the dynamics of choice, unconscious goals and process versus outcome focus

New to this Edition:

  • New chapters added on cross-cultural perspectives, neuropsychology, and applications of motivation science

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