Roy F. Baumeister

Roy F. Baumeister, PhD, is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Florida State University and at the University of Queensland in Australia. One of social psychology's most highly cited researchers, Dr. Baumeister has been conducting research, teaching, and thinking about the human self since the 1970s. His work spans multiple topics, including self and identity, self-control, interpersonal rejection and the need to belong, sexuality and gender, violence and evil, self-esteem, self-presentation, emotion, decision making, consciousness and free will, and finding meaning in life. He has written approximately 700 professional publications as well as numerous books for professionals and the general public. Dr. Baumeister is a recipient of awards including the Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Society for Self and Identity and the William James Fellow Award, the highest honor of the Association for Psychological Science.

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The Self Explained: Why and How We Become Who We Are

The Self Explained: Why and How We Become Who We Are

by Roy F. Baumeister

  • Hardback £33.99

The idea of the self is immediately familiar to everyone, yet elusive to define and understand. From pioneering researcher Roy F. Baumeister, this volume synthesizes a vast body of knowledge to... (more)

The Self in Social Psychology:

The Self in Social Psychology:

Edited by Roy F. Baumeister

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This book provides a thorough and discerning introduction to theory and research on the self in social psychology. The core topics of the book include self-knowledge, self-esteem, self-regulation,... (more)

Handbook of Self-Regulation: Research, Theory, and Applications: Third Edition

Handbook of Self-Regulation: Research, Theory, and Applications: Third Edition

Edited by Kathleen D. Vohs, Roy F. Baumeister

  • Hardback £107.99

From leading authorities, this significantly revised and expanded handbook is a highly regarded reference in a rapidly growing field. It thoroughly examines the conscious and unconscious processes by... (more)

Social psychology and human sexuality: Essential readings

Social psychology and human sexuality: Essential readings

by Roy F. Baumeister

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This work presents a selected group of influential articles dealing specifically with the social aspects of sexuality, topics covered include differences between male and female sexuality, virginity,... (more)

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