Self-Awareness, Future-Orientation, and Human Social Motivation
I-D compensation theory & individuals' relationship with their environment & motivation, comment
Comments on the article by L. L. Martin (see record 1999-01565-001) on the I-D compensation theory. The authors focus on terror management and social motivation. They state that although I-D compensation theory emphasizes the impact of frustrated goal striving in the production of future- and self- oriented thought, and terror management theory views such thought as adaptive components of the human self-regulatory system that separate us from other animals, they both link this intellectual activity to the genesis of many basic social motives.
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Citation / Publisher Attribution
Psychological Inquiry, v. 10, issue 3, p. 232-235.
Scholar Commons Citation
Pyszczynski, Tom and Goldenberg, Jamie L., "Self-Awareness, Future-Orientation, and Human Social Motivation" (1999). Psychology Faculty Publications. 1532.