Building, Defending, and Regulating the Self: A Psychological Perspective

1st Edition

Abraham Tesser, Joanne V. Wood, Diederik A. Stapel

Psychology Press
Published December 4, 2004
Reference - 312 Pages - 12 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781841694054 - CAT# RT4053

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Summary

This volume pulls together research on several aspects of the self. One set of chapters deals with the importance of building a self based on authenticity and "Who I really am."; a second group deals with the ways in which we defend views of the self as positive and powerful; a third group is concerned with multiple aspects of self regulation. Each of the chapters is a well-written, non-technical description of an important, currently active research program.

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