The Resource Curiosity and exploration : theories and results, Hans-Georg Voss, Heidi Keller

Curiosity and exploration : theories and results, Hans-Georg Voss, Heidi Keller

Label
Curiosity and exploration : theories and results
Title
Curiosity and exploration
Title remainder
theories and results
Statement of responsibility
Hans-Georg Voss, Heidi Keller
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Curiosity and Exploration: Theories and Results provides a systematic review of research on curiosity and exploration and is intended to present theories, methods, and research findings and to compare these with other fields of psychology. The text discusses topics on various aspects of curiosity and exploration such as the historical development of curiosity research; theoretical approaches to fully explain the phenomena of curiosity and exploration; developmental perspective in the study of curiosity and exploration; and the author's summary and evaluation at the end of the book. Psychologis
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
153.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF323.C8
LC item number
.V677 1983eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Curiosity and exploration : theories and results, Hans-Georg Voss, Heidi Keller
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Curiosity and Exploration: Theories and Results; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Chapter 1. Historical Overview and the Frame of Reference of Motivational Psychology; Theoretical Conceptions of Curiosity and Drive; Intrinsically Motivated Exploration; Chapter 2. The Conceptual Framework of Curiosity and Exploration; Chapter 3. Theoretical Approaches; D.E. Berlyne's Curiosity Theory; P. McReynolds: A Theoretical Explanation of Exploratory Beha; Livson's Definition of Curiosi; Concluding Evaluatio; Chapter 4. Methods I: Stimulus Determinants of Exploratory Behavio
  • Neurophysiologkal ExplanationsSex Differences as the Product of Child-Rearing Practices; Chapter 9. Exploration, Social Class, and Culture; Social Class; Culture; Chapter 10. Exploration, Curiosity, and Intelligence; Chapter 11. Curiosity and Creativity; Chapter 12. Anxiety and Exploration; Chapter 13. Summary and Evaluation; What Is Meant by Curiosity and Exploration?; Under What Circumstances Does Exploratory Behavior Occur?; What Are the Consequences of Exploratory Behavior?; Some Additional Considerations; References; Author Index; Subject Index
  • Stimulus ComplexityStimulus Novelty; Chapter 5. Methods II: Recording Exploratory Behavior; Visual Methods; Manipulative Methods; Verbal Self-Reports; Projective Methods for Assessing Verbal Exploration; Chapter 6. Curiosity and Exploration in the Context of Developmental Psychology; ""Interest in Novelty"" in J. Piaget's Theory; Motivational Psychology Approaches; Cognitive Psychology Models, Complexity, and Age; Exploration and Perceptual Development; Exploration and Question Asking; Outlook; Chapter 7. Aspects of Differential Psychology; Chapter 8. Sex Differences; Animal Studies
Control code
ocn899000157
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (223 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781483263076
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, tables
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b31980806
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)899000157
  • pebco148326307X

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