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Title:
Handbook of Self and Identity, Second Edition
Author:
Leary, Mark R.
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Edition:
2
Physical Description:
1 online resource (769 p.)
Summary:
Widely regarded as the authoritative reference in the field, this volume comprehensively reviews theory and research on the self. Leading investigators address this essential construct at multiple levels of analysis, from neural pathways to complex social and cultural dynamics. Coverage includes how individuals gain self-awareness, agency, and a sense of identity; self-related motivation and emotion; the role of the self in interpersonal behavior; and self-development across evolutionary time and the lifespan. Connections between self-processes and psychological problems are also addressed. New to This Edition *Incorporates significant theoretical and empirical advances. *Nine entirely new chapters. *Coverage of the social and cognitive neuroscience of self-processes; self-regulation and health; self and emotion; and hypoegoic states, such as mindfulness.
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Description based upon print version of record.
Language:
English
Contents:
Cover; Front Matter; Contents; Chapter 1--The Self as an Organizing Construct in the Behavioral and Social Sciences; Part I--Awareness, Cognition, and Regulation; Chapter 2--The Self as a Psycho-Social Dynamic Processing System; Chapter 3--Self-Awareness; Chapter 4--Self, Self-Concept, and Identity; Chapter 5--Organization of Self-Knowledge; Chapter 6--Reflected Appraisal through a 21st-Century Looking Glass; Chapter 7--Expandable Selves; Chapter 8--Implicit Self and Identity; Chapter 9--Self-Regulation and the Executive Function of the Self; Chapter 10--Self-Efficacy

Chapter 11--Multiple Identities within a Single SelfChapter 12--Self-Regulation Failure and Health; Chapter 13--Hypo-Egoic Mindsets; Part II--Evaluation, Motivation, and Emotion; Chapter 14--Social Self-Analysis; Chapter 15--Contingencies of Self-Worth; Chapter 16--Self-Protection; Chapter 17--Individual Differences in Self-Esteem; Chapter 18--Freedom versus Fear Revisited; Chapter 19--Self-Verification; Chapter 20--Self and Emotion; Chapter 21--Self-Conscious Emotions; Part III--Interpersonal Behavior and Culture; Chapter 22--The Relation of Self to Social Perception

Chapter 23--Social Identity and the Psychology of GroupsChapter 24--Self and Close Relationships; Chapter 25--Self-Presentation; Chapter 26--Contemporary Perspectiveson Narcissism and the Narcissistic Personality Type; Chapter 27--Cultural Models of the Self; Part IV--Physiological, Phylogenetic, and Developmental Perspectives; Chapter 28--The Two Selves; Chapter 29--A Social Neuroscience Perspectiveon the Self; Chapter 30--Self-Recognition in Animals; Chapter 31--Emerging Self-Processes during Childhood and Adolescence; Author Index; Subject Index
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9781462503117
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Summary

Widely regarded as the authoritative reference in the field, this volume comprehensively reviews theory and research on the self. Leading investigators address this essential construct at multiple levels of analysis, from neural pathways to complex social and cultural dynamics. Coverage includes how individuals gain self-awareness, agency, and a sense of identity; self-related motivation and emotion; the role of the self in interpersonal behavior; and self-development across evolutionary time and the lifespan. Connections between self-processes and psychological problems are also addressed.

New to This Edition
*Incorporates significant theoretical and empirical advances.
*Nine entirely new chapters.
*Coverage of the social and cognitive neuroscience of self-processes; self-regulation and health; self and emotion; and hypoegoic states, such as mindfulness.


Author Notes

Mark R. Leary, PhD, is Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University. His research focuses on the processes by which people think about and evaluate themselves; the effects of self-reflection on emotion and psychological well-being; and how people are influenced by concerns about how they are perceived and evaluated by others. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, and the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, and a recipient of the Lifetime Career Award from the International Society for Self and Identity. Dr. Leary was the founding editor of the journal Self and Identity and is currently Editor of Personality and Social Psychology Review .

June Price Tangney, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at George Mason University. A Fellow of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology and of the Association for Psychological Science, she is Associate Editor of American Psychologist . Dr. Tangney's primary research interest is the development and implications of moral emotions; her current work focuses on moral emotions among incarcerated offenders. A recipient of George Mason University's Teaching Excellence Award, she strives to integrate service, teaching, and clinically relevant research in both the classroom and her lab.