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Volition And Personality: Action Versus State Orientation Julius Kuhl

Volition And Personality: Action Versus State Orientation

Julius Kuhl

Published January 1st 1994
ISBN : 9780889370296
Hardcover
498 pages
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This is an impressive book, which presents a profoundly new approach to analyzing human behavior. The fundamental concept is to focus on how people link motivation with action and why they do or do not stick with their original intentions. TheMoreThis is an impressive book, which presents a profoundly new approach to analyzing human behavior. The fundamental concept is to focus on how people link motivation with action and why they do or do not stick with their original intentions. The fascinating studies reported here attempt to separate people into two groups: (1) State-oriented individuals who focus under stress on past, present, or future states, rather than on options available for action- versus (2) Action-oriented individuals who focus under stress on action alternatives.This book will be of great interest to both behavioral and cognitive psychologists, psychophysiologists, and specialists in sport as well as aviation psychology.