New PDF release: The Self (Frontiers of Social Psychology)

By Constantine Sedikides,Steven J. Spencer

This quantity offers a state-of-the-art exposition to analyze at the self. 16 authoritative overviews spotlight the function of the self round 4 topics. the 1st subject matter is mind and Cognition, which incorporates a social neuroscience point of view at the self, implicit self-cognition, the constitution of the self and autobiographical reminiscence. the subsequent subject matter is Motivation, during which chapters contain social comparability, self-regulation, narcissism, and modesty. The 3rd subject is vainness and feelings, coated via chapters at the dimension of vanity, terror administration idea, sociometer concept, and self-conscious feelings. the ultimate subject matters the Interpersonal, Intergroup and Cultural Context, containing chapters on intimate relationships, social exclusion, the collective self, and culture.


Throughout the amount, the exposition is either scholarly and obtainable. It additionally deals severe exams besides considerate discussions of demanding situations and difficulties forward, in addition to the iteration of novel hypotheses. As such, the ebook aspires to steer the examine schedule for a number of years to come.


The Self will function a necessary reference quantity for lively researchers within the box, whereas additionally being applicable to be used as a textbook in complicated classes at the self.

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