By Constantine Sedikides, Steven J. Spencer
This quantity offers a state of the art exposition to investigate at the self. 16 authoritative overviews spotlight the position of the self round 4 topics. the 1st topic is mind and Cognition, which incorporates a social neuroscience viewpoint at the self, implicit self-cognition, the constitution of the self and autobiographical reminiscence. the subsequent subject matter is Motivation, within which chapters comprise social comparability, self-regulation, narcissism, and modesty. The 3rd subject matter is vainness and feelings, lined by means of chapters at the dimension of vanity, terror administration idea, sociometer idea, and self-conscious feelings. the ultimate topic issues the Interpersonal, Intergroup and Cultural Context, containing chapters on intimate relationships, social exclusion, the collective self, and culture.
Throughout the quantity, the exposition is either scholarly and available. It additionally bargains severe checks in addition to considerate discussions of demanding situations and difficulties forward, in addition to the new release of novel hypotheses. As such, the ebook aspires to steer the study time table for numerous years to come.
The Self will function an important reference quantity for energetic researchers within the box, whereas additionally being applicable to be used as a textbook in complicated classes at the self.