Motivation - MOTIVATION Whatismotivation?...

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MOTIVATION What is motivation?     Sources of Motivation Biological factors Water, sex, and temperature Emotional factors Love, anger, and fear Cognitive factors Perception of the world, beliefs of what I can do Social factors Reactions to parents, peers, and television  Drive Perspective      Homeostasis   
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Positive Yerkes-Dodson Law        Sometimes motives Conflict Approach-approach       (win-win situation)    Avoidance-avoidance       (lose-lose situation)   Approach-avoidance       (stuck!)   Incentive Motivation   Intrinsic –         Extrinsic –  
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  Contrast Effect    If we don’t get it, we are less likely to perform the behavior  Primary drives –      Secondary drives –     Humanistic Perspective of Motivation (Abraham Maslow)
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This note was uploaded on 11/28/2010 for the course PSYCHOLGOY 100 taught by Professor Currence during the Winter '09 term at Ohio State.

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