chapter 7 - Chapter 7 Motivation & Emotion Motivation...

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Motivation Forces that push and pull us The ways our actions are initiated, sustained, directed, and terminated Why we do the things we do Needs Internal deficiency (food, water) Causes drives Drives Expression of a need (hungry, thirsty) Need drive response (action) Incentive value The value of a goal above and beyond the ability to fill a need 3 Motives Primary- biological needs, must be met for survival (hunger, thirst, sleep) Stimulus- express needs for stimulation and info (exploring, physical contact, activity), innate but not needed to survive Arousal theory- an activation of the body and the nervous system Zero at death Low during sleep Moderate (maximum performance) during daily activities High during excitement Secondary- based on learned needs, drives, and goals Learned motives (cultural) Need for achievement :desire to meet an internal standard of excellence
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2011 for the course PSYCH 110 taught by Professor Little during the Fall '08 term at University of Tennessee.

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chapter 7 - Chapter 7 Motivation & Emotion Motivation...

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