Motivation and Hunger

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4/3/10 Motivation and Hunger 1. Instinct, Drive Reduction, & Arousal 1. Homeostasis & Incentive 2. Yerkes-Dodson Law (1908) 2. Maslow’sHierarchy of Needs 1. Lateral (eat) vs Ventromedial(stop)
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4/3/10 Defining Motivation motivation: A need or desire that serves to energize behaviour and to direct it toward a goal perspectives on motivation instinct drive reduction arousal
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4/3/10 Instinct comes from evolutionary theory be careful: naming a behaviour does not explain it instinct: a complex, unlearned behaviour pattern that is constant within a species really doesn’t explain human motives—
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4/3/10 Imprinting KonradLorenz shown with ducks that imprintedon him, following him around wherever he went the critical period was about 14 hours after hatching
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4/3/10 Drive Reduction followed instinct theory drive reduction : a physiological need
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2010 for the course PSYCH PSYCH 101 taught by Professor D during the Fall '09 term at Waterloo.

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