Motivation - Motivation Motivation o The requirements and...

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Motivation Motivation o The requirements and desires that lead animals (including humans) to behave in a particular way at a particular time and place Energize Direct Sustain o Domains Biological Psychological Motivational factors o Biological o Learned o Cognitive Theories of Motivation o Instinct theory Organisms have inherited tendencies to produce organized and unalterable responses to particular stimuli. Eat in response to hunger Weakness Human behaviors are more complex and flexible than instincts can explain o Arousal Theory We seek intermediate levels of stimulations: When understimulated, we seek arousal When overstimulated, we seek less stimulation Weakness Cannot explain motivatin fo engage in activities that result in high arousal Cannot explain long-term motivations o Drive theory In response to internal balances, drive pushes you to reach homeostatis Negative feedback model Weakness Drive assumes the goal is homeostasis
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