January 16 - April 29, 2008 Motivation arousal, persistence...

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05:48:08 Motivation – arousal, persistence and direction of behavior 1.) Arousal – getting excited about the action 2.) Direction – what choices you make 3.) Persistence – continuing to the end Quiz next week Subject matter Motives (Internal) energize and direct behavior 1.) Needs – both physiological and psychological. Could be about deficiency or promoting growth. 2.) Cognitions – thoughts. Thought patterns and their influence about what we do and do not do. Expectations. Attributions – cause of behavior (internally). Goals, plans, effectiveness of these. 3.) Emotions – subjective self report. Physical response level. How you respond to feelings and how they are handled External Events 1.) Things that influence the behavior from the outside Boxes in book Test questions come from the boxes How do you know if someone is motivated? 1.) Bodily gestures 2.) Are they paying attention? 3.) Will copy people if we are into them or if you look up to them
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course PSYCH 335 taught by Professor Thresaheckert during the Spring '08 term at Truman State.

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