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Study Guide for Lecture 3 Chapter 5: Motivation as a Function of Expectancy and Incentive Define the hypothetical construct of “Incentive.” Define the hypothetical construct of “Expctancy.” Explain what a psychological field is according to Lewin’s theory. In what way is Lewin’s field theory an interactionist conception? What does Lewin’s person model and his environment model within the field theory pertain to? Is Lewin’s field theory a theory of inter-individual differences in motives? If yes, why, if no, why not? What is the difference between psychological and physical characteristics of a person and a situation? Describe the different kinds of regions in Lewin’s person model. What happens to the regions and their borders when a person is under different degrees of stress? Low stress, moderate stress, extreme stress What is a positive force field and what is a negative force field according to Lewin’s theory? In what way can unreleased tensions affect a person’s behavior?
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2010 for the course PSYCH Psy BEh 17 taught by Professor Susancharles during the Fall '10 term at UC Irvine.

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