By Andrew J Elliot

Elsevier are proud to introduce our fresh serial, Advances in Motivation technological know-how. the subject of motivation has regularly been one of many mainstays of the technological know-how of psychology. It performed a tremendous function in early dynamic and Gestalt types of the brain and it used to be basic to behaviorist theories of studying and motion. the appearance of the cognitive revolution within the 1960 and 70s eclipsed the emphasis on motivation to a wide quantity, yet long ago 20 years motivation has again en strength. this day, motivational analyses of have an effect on, cognition, and behaviour are ubiquitous throughout mental literatures and disciplines; motivation isn't just a “hot subject” at the modern scene, yet is firmly entrenched as a foundational factor in medical psychology. This quantity brings jointly across the world well-known specialists concentrating on innovative theoretical and empirical contributions during this vital zone of psychology.

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Advances in Motivation Science, Volume 1

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In the high (low) in-group fear conditions, cooperating with the out-group yielded relatively high (low) losses to one’s fellow in-group members when the out-group antagonist would compete. Thus, personal vulnerability and in-group vulnerability were manipulated independently of each other, which allowed seeing whether oxytocin (compared to placebo) would motivate competition toward the out-group when personal and/or in-group vulnerability was high. Results revealed that when personal vulnerability was high, participants competed against the out-group rival and this competition was not influenced by oxytocin or whether in-group vulnerability was high or low.

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