- The projection of explicit and and implicit goals
- The social consequences of projecting goals (either cooperative or competitive)
- The role of time perception in goal attainment and success.
- The advantages and disadvantages of "flexible thinking"
- Human factors and safety psychology.
- Conscious/nonconscious goal switching
- Feelings of agency and unconscious goal pursuit
- The explanatory vacuum in nonconsious goal-directed action
- Relationship between self-regulation and emotion
- Influences of emotion and stress on behavior
- Self-regulation and psychophysiology
- How does competition affect the way we set and pursue our goals?
- What makes us compete, and when do we do it?
- How are we affected, psychologically and socially, by competing?
- Motivation and identity, especially in the context of maladaptive or negative identity labels.
- How do disease labels and diagnoses influence regulatory thought and behavior, and how can they have both negative and positive consequences.
Caterina C. Bulgarella
Anna Lisa Cohen
Heidi Grant Halvorson
Marlone D. Henderson
Heather Barry Kappes
Elizabeth J. Parks-Stamm