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Passion and Performance and Creativity

Robert J. Vallerand

in The Psychology of Passion: A Dualistic Model

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199777600
eISBN:
9780190457099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777600.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter makes the point that passion plays a major role in performance. Both harmonious and obsessive passions can lead to high performance, albeit through different roads. Long-term performance ... More


Consequences of Within-Plant Variation for Interacting Animals: Phytophagous animals' discrimination among organs of the same plant can lead to the most profitable choice but has attendant costs that may influence their overall performance and promote among-plant selectivity.

Carlos M. Herrera

in Multiplicity in Unity: Plant Subindividual Variation and Interactions with Animals

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226327938
eISBN:
9780226327952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226327952.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter reviews the consequences for animals of within-plant variation in characteristics of reiterated organs. The vast experimental evidence on variance-sensitive animals supports the ... More


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