Self-theories : Their Role in Motivation, Personality, and Development, Paperback Book

Self-theories : Their Role in Motivation, Personality, and Development Paperback

Part of the Essays in Social Psychology series

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This innovative text sheds light on how people work -- why they sometimes function well and, at other times, behave in ways that are self-defeating or destructive.

The author presents her groundbreaking research on adaptive and maladaptive cognitive-motivational patterns and shows:* How these patterns originate in people's self-theories* Their consequences for the person -- for achievement, social relationships, and emotional well-being* Their consequences for society, from issues of human potential to stereotyping and intergroup relations* The experiences that create themThis outstanding text is a must-read for researchers in social psychology, child development, and education, and is appropriate for both graduate and senior undergraduate students in these areas.

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