Review. 1rst. Midterm

Review. 1rst. Midterm - LECTURE 1: MOTIVATION AND EMOTION...

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LECTURE 1: MOTIVATION AND EMOTION Bibliography: Class notes, Chapter 10 (except epigraphs The Motivation of Hunger and Eating and Sexual Motivation and Behavior) Learning Objectives 1.- Define motivation, and compare drive, incentive and evolutionary approaches to understanding motivation. Example: Tim ate a large lunch before going to his grandparents’ house for a visit. When he arrived, his grandma offered him a piece of chocolate cheesecake home-made. Although he was quite full he ate the cake. Tim´s behavior can best be explained using. a.- drive theories of motivation b.- instinctive theories of motivation c.- incentive theories of motivation d. the self-awareness theory of motivation Answer: c _______________________________________________________________________ _ 2.- Distinguish between the two major categories of motives found in humans. Example: Motivation theorists expect people to be a.- more similar in biological than in social needs b.- more similar in social than in biological needs c.- similar in both biological and social needs. Answer: a ________________________________________________________________ 3.- Describe the affiliation motive and how it is measured Example: Brenda is telling a story about a character on a TAT card. In her story, Brenda focuses on the fact that the character is daydreaming about being away from all the pressures of work and family, and spending quiet time in an isolated location. Brenda’s answer suggests that se MOST likely has a.- a low need for achievement b.- a high need for affiliation c.. a high need for achievement d.- a low need for affiliation Answer: d _________________________________________________________ 4. Describe the achievement motive and know how individual differences in the need for achievement influence behavior. 1
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Example: Austin is telling a story about a character on a TAT card. In is story, Austin focuses on the character’s desire to succeed, and he describes how unhappy the person will be if she does not succeed in reaching her goal. Austin’s answer suggests that he MOST likely has a.- a low need for achievement b.- a high need for affiliation c.. a high need for achievement d.- a low need for affiliation Answer: c 5.- Explain how situational factors influence achievement strivings. Example:
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2010 for the course 20381 PSYC 1002 taught by Professor Marafuentes during the Summer '09 term at Carleton CA.

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Review. 1rst. Midterm - LECTURE 1: MOTIVATION AND EMOTION...

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