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Roy F. Baumeister is the Eppes Eminent Professor of Psychology and head of the social psychology graduate program at Florida State University. He received his Ph.D. in social psychology from Princeton in 1978 and did a postdoctoral fellowship in sociology at the University of California at vis mere Berkeley. Baumeister has worked at Case Western Reserve University, as well as the University of Texas, University of Virginia, Max-Planck-Institute, and the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. Baumeister's has received research grants from the National Institutes of Health and from the Templeton Foundation. His research spans the areas of self and identity, self-regulation, interpersonal rejection and the need to belong, sexuality and gender, aggression, self-esteem, meaning, and self-presentation. He is the author of nearly 400 publications. His books include Evil: Inside Human Violence and Cruelty , The Cultural Animal , Meanings of Life and Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre

Værker af Roy F. Baumeister

Meanings of Life (1718) 49 eksemplarer
Homo Prospectus (2016) — Forfatter — 35 eksemplarer
Encyclopedia of social psychology (2007) 14 eksemplarer
Masochism and the Self (1989) 14 eksemplarer
Self in Social Psychology (1999) — Redaktør — 9 eksemplarer
Social Dimension of Sex, The (2000) 9 eksemplarer
Public self and private self (2012) 1 eksemplar
Sila woli (2013) 1 eksemplar

Associated Works

Handbook of Positive Psychology (2001) — Bidragyder — 51 eksemplarer
Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Social Psychology (2006) — Bidragyder, nogle udgaver19 eksemplarer

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Fødselsdato
1953-05-16
Køn
male
Nationalitet
USA
Fødested
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Bopæl
Florida, USA
Uddannelse
Princeton University (PhD, social psychology, 1978)
Duke University
Erhverv
professor
psychologist
Organisationer
Florida State University
Priser og hædersbevisninger
William James Fellow (2013)
Kort biografi
Roy F. Baumeister is currently the Eppes Eminent Scholar and Professor of Psychology at Florida State University. He received his Ph.D. in social psychology from Princeton in 1978 and did a postdoctoral fellowship in sociology at the University of California at Berkeley. He spent over two decades at Case Western Reserve University. He has also worked at the University of Texas, the University of Virginia, the Max-Planck-Institute, the VU Free University of Amsterdam, the University of California at Santa Barbara, and Stanford’s Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. Baumeister’s research spans multiple topics, including self and identity, self-regulation, interpersonal rejection and the need to belong, sexuality and gender, aggression, self-esteem, meaning, and self-presentation. He has received research grants from the National Institutes of Health and from the Templeton Foundation. He has over 500 publications, and his 31 books include Evil: Inside Human Violence and Cruelty, The Cultural Animal, Meanings of Life, and the New York Times bestseller Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength. The Institute for Scientific Information lists him among the handful of most cited (most influential) psychologists in the world. He has received lifetime achievement awards from the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, from the International Society for Self and Identity, and most recently the Association for Psychological Science’s highest honor, the William James Award.

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Read this book along with Good Habits, Bad Habits by Wendy Wood. I did not realize they would compliment each other so well. Wood doesn't put much stock in will power, but this book actually agrees with Wood by emphasizing that we have only so much energy related to glucose in order to to try and control our behavior and temptations. The book covers limitations, coping methods, and proper steps to make better use of our will power tank when needed. Besides it has a chapter on Allan's book Getting Things Done. One of my favorites.… (mere)
 
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wvlibrarydude | 32 andre anmeldelser | Jan 14, 2024 |
Great research - was hoping for a little more insights on how to build - but overall a solid book.
 
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RossFSmith2nd | 32 andre anmeldelser | Oct 22, 2023 |
Clear, solid analysis of what evil is, and what causes it. This book was referenced frequently by Pinker in "Better Angels..."
 
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steve02476 | 3 andre anmeldelser | Jan 3, 2023 |
Good explanation about what willpower is and isn't. Some helpful self help ideas, but not basically a self help book. Not super deep.
 
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