Motivation

Motivation - PSYCH 10: Motivation FINAL NOTES Q: What is...

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P P SYCH SYCH  10:   10:  Motivation Motivation FINAL NOTES Q: Q:     What is motivation? A: A: processes that direct behavior toward a goal Q: Q:     What are motives? A: A: needs/desires that goal-directed behavior seeks to fulfill Q: Q:     pleasure-seeking? A: A: humans seek to max pleasure and min pain BAS – behavioral activation system in bran – sensitive to reward BIS – behavioral inhibition system – responsive to the potential for pain and nonreward Q: Q:     self-determination theory? A: A: need for competence, autonomy, and relatedness Q: Q:     What does biopsychology of motivation examine? A:   A:   physiological behaviors that have survival value (ex) temperature regulation Q: Q:     What is the instinct theory (ethological)? A:   A:   Patterns of behavior are inherited and triggered by specific stimuli Q: Q:     What is species specific behavior? (ex) A: A: nest building, migration Q: Q:     fixed action patterns? A:
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This note was uploaded on 06/05/2008 for the course PSYCH 10 taught by Professor Zaidel during the Fall '08 term at UCLA.

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Motivation - PSYCH 10: Motivation FINAL NOTES Q: What is...

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