TB2 Chapter 11- What Drives Us- Hunger, Sex, Friendship.rtf

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1.Dr. Ligorano has devoted his professional life to researching the desires and needs that energize and direct behavior. His area of research has obviously been A) emotion. B) cognition. C) motivation. D) behavior genetics. Ans: C 2.________ is the need or desire that energizes and directs behavior. 3.An instinctive behavior is one that 4.It is characteristic of robins to build nests. This is an example of 5.Contemporary psychologists are most likely to consider ________ to be a human instinct. A) infant sucking B) athletic skill C) religious ritual D) learned behaviors Ans: A 6.Like evolutionary psychology, instinct theory most clearly assumed that behavior is influenced by Page 1
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7.“People have a sociability motive because interacting with others affords more opportunities to find a potential mate.” This statement best illustrates ________ theories of motivation. 8.Which of the following refers to a physiological state that usually triggers a state of motivational arousal? 9.A lack of sufficient oxygen intake is an example of a(n) A) drive. B) instinct. C) need. D) incentive. Ans: C 10.A drive refers to 11.Lack of body fluids is to thirst as ________ is to ________. Page 2
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12.The body's tendency to maintain a constant internal state is known as 13.The term homeostasis literally means A) “common to all.” B) “unique to humans.” C) “staying the same.” D) “motivational dynamics.” Ans: C 14.When we are too hot, we perspire in order to lower our body temperature and thereby
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  • Winter '08
  • MARKOW
  • Human Sexuality, Sexual intercourse, Sexual arousal, Orgasm

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