Motive - Chapter 11: Motivation Emotion and Motivation...

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Chapter 11: Motivation Emotion and Motivation Emotions permeate human life o We archive success in our careers and such Motivation o Allows us to activate, direct and sustain behavior Needs o Basic needs are always more important that higher needs ! Biological>social Needs and Drives o Need " Drive " behavior (action) o Homeostasis ! Balance or equilibrium Yerkes-Dodson law o More arousal does not lead to better performance ! Medium arousal " best performance Extrinsic vs. Intrinsic motivation Some behaviors are motivated for their own sake o Not necessarily biological ! Watching a movie Extrinsic o External goals ! Working to earn money Intrinsic o Value or pleasure that is associated with an activity that has no real value. Just for enjoyment ! Movies, books, sports Physiology of Eating Where do the sensations of hungry come from o Peripheral responses ! Walter Cannon ! Satiety o Central Responses ! Lateral Hypothalamus (LH) # Tells a person when they are hungry
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