Chapter 10 lecture notes

Chapter 10 lecture notes - Chapter 10: Motivation and...

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Chapter 10: Motivation and Emotion I. Motivational Theories and Concepts 1. Motives- need, wants, desires leading to goal-directed behavior an urge that moves you to action 2. Drive theories-seeking homeostasis 3. Incentive Theories- regulation by external stimuli 4. Evolutionary theories-maximizing productive success II. Drive Theory 1. Homeostasis Physiological equilibrium (1) Adding or diminishing clothing (2) Does not always work in both directions- hunger Psychological equilibrium (1) Drives create a tension (2) Action reduces the tension Activities linked to Drive Theory (1) Employment (2) Gardenining 2. Reinforcement, operant theory Voluntary behavior (1) status (2) Social attention (3) Disposable income
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“Push and Pull” (1) Drive theory Pushes behavior from within (2) Incentive theory- pulls behavior from without 3. Evolutionary Theory Natural Selection, Reproductive Advantage (1) Sex drive (2) Aggression (3) Hunting (athletic) skill (4) Dominance in men and nurturance in women
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