PGS101 ch 9

PGS101 ch 9 - Module 9.1 Motivation Activation- get up and...

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Module 9.1 Motivation Activation- get up and do it Persistence- stick with it Intensity- get into it Needs: internal, moving away from deficiency state (hunger), neg reinforcement Incentives: external, moving towards desired state (cheesecake), pos rein. Primary: biologically based, necessary for survival- air, food, water Stimulus: also innate, not necessary for survival- physical contact, activity Secondary: learned, social- power, achievement, affiliation, stuff Homeostasis- internal balance and stability Biological drives- sleep, food, temperature, blood pressure, water, etc Module 9.3 Arousal Homeostasis governs arousal Your body in some state of alertness -all systems in some state of activity Yerkes-Dodson law (Goldilocks) Relative to person and task Social motives: learned, secondary. Shaped by experiences, culture, etc Need for achievement- pursuit of int. standards of excellence Moderate risk-taking behavior. Optimizes likelihood of success Need for power: pursuit of external indicators of success
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2011 for the course PSY 101 taught by Professor Short during the Fall '11 term at ASU.

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PGS101 ch 9 - Module 9.1 Motivation Activation- get up and...

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