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Overview

An engaging approach that makes motivation science accessible and relevant
Revel™ Motivation Science presents classic and contemporary approaches to the study of motivation in a way that is fun, dynamic, and relevant to students’ lives. Combining insights from psychology, education, health, business, and sports, authors Edward and Melissa Burkley emphasize the influences of cognitive, emotional, social, and biological processes upon motivation. Using simple, engaging language, real-world examples, and compelling pedagogical features, the text helps students see how they can apply concepts from the field to achieve their own life goals.

Revel is Pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, Revel replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, Revel is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience — for less than the cost of a traditional textbook.
 
NOTE: Revel is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. This ISBN is for the standalone Revel access card. In addition to this access card, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Revel.

Table of contents

1. The Science of Motivation
2. Philosophical Origins of Motivation
3. Psychological Origins of Motivation
4. Core Human Motives
5. Autonomy
6. Competence
7. Belonging
8. Goal Setting
9. Goal Planning
10. Goal Striving
11. Automatic Motivation
12. Emotions
13. Individual Differences
14. Situational Influences
15. Applying Motivation Science to Health
16. Applying Motivation Science to Wealth

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