9781462509515

Handbook of Self-Regulation, Second Edition Research, Theory, and Applications

  • ISBN 13:

    9781462509515

  • ISBN 10:

    1462509517

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/18/2013
  • Publisher: The Guilford Press
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

This authoritative Handbookreviews the breadth of current knowledge on the conscious and nonconscious processes by which people regulate their thoughts, emotions, attention, behavior, and impulses. Individual differences in self-regulatory capacities are explored, as are developmental pathways. The volume examines how self-regulation shapes, and is shaped by, social relationships. Failures of self-regulation are also addressed, in chapters on addictions, overeating, compulsive spending, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Wherever possible, contributors identify implications of the research for helping people enhance their self-regulatory capacities and pursue desired goals. New to This Edition: incorporates significant scientific advances and many new topics increased attention to the social basis of self-regulation chapters on working memory, construal-level theory, temptation, executive functioning in children, self-regulation in older adults, self-harming goal pursuit, interpersonal relationships, religion, and impulsivity as a personality trait.

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