By Constantine Sedikides, Steven J. Spencer
This quantity presents a state-of-the-art exposition to investigate at the self. 16 authoritative overviews spotlight the position of the self round 4 subject matters. the 1st subject 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 following topic is Motivation, within which chapters comprise social comparability, self-regulation, narcissism, and modesty. The 3rd subject matter is vainness and feelings, lined through chapters at the size 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 quantity, the exposition is either scholarly and available. It additionally deals serious checks in addition to considerate discussions of demanding situations and difficulties forward, in addition to the new release of novel hypotheses. As such, the booklet aspires to steer the learn schedule for a number of years to come.
The Self will function a necessary reference quantity for energetic researchers within the box, whereas additionally being acceptable to be used as a textbook in complex classes at the self.