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gen pysch ch 12 sum - Two things that go along with eating...

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Dane Wisneski Chapter 12 Words: 319 Chapter twelve is about motivation and what drives people to take certain actions on any given day. Motivation is a feeling in a being that drives them to either work to obtain a goal or to flee from a certain situation. There are two types of motivation, intrinsic motivation and extrinsic motivation. Intrinsic motivation is the want to perform a task for the pleasure that things brings to the individual, while extrinsic motivation is the desire to do something for the external reward you are given. There are millions of different things that motivation people, eating is one that is performed by nearly all human beings. Weight is also a cause for motivation, if a person wants to lose weight to look and feel better, or an athlete is looking to gain weight and muscle, however every person has a set point at which their weight will stay around due to their personal body type.
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Unformatted text preview: Two things that go along with eating and the motivation to eat are eating disorders, these are: bulimia in which food is consumed then regurgitated and anorexia in which a person doesn’t eat a lot and becomes extremely thin. Sexual script is portrayed by males and females; this happened when they are encountering a sexual situation due to their sexual state they know how to act. Motivation is easy if you have the correct tools to help yourself as well as others to perform the tasks they wish to perform. Performance goals are performed so that praise and acceptance can be rewarded after the deed is done, while mastery (learning) goals are done for the sole purpose to better that individual and his or her own skill set. All of these skills are done with the idea that we as humans can have a self-efficacy that help us conquer and master the skills we need to be successful....
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