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January 7 th 2010 Motivation- process that energizes an individual to some goal or external event. This goal is directed at bringing pleasure or avoiding displeasure. o Example: class→ degree→ better job Drive- the internal sensation that fuels the motivation state o Examples: o Hunger→ eat Thirst→ Drink Pain→ Help o Lust→ sex Nausea→ Vomit Curiosity→ Discover→ Intelligence Some drives are leaned and others are unlearned. o Examples: o Good grades→ Learned Drugs→ Learned Hunger→ Unlearned Unlearned drives are called biological drives. Remember the four “F’s” o Feeding Fighting Fleeing (run away) F*cking (Mating) Biological needs are different from drive. Your body has certain things to survive, however there might not be a need for it. For example, Sailors didn’t eat vegetables or fruit→ Vitamin C Deficiency→ Slurvey and Jet Pilots would pass out from lack of oxygen but they never felt a need for it.
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Abraham Maslow- Persecuted in Nazi Germany. Studied what makes people succeed. He invented the hierarchy of needs. In order to reach your full potential you must meet the lower tower of the pyramid of basic needs shown here. 1. Physiological Needs: food, warmth, oxygen 2. Safety Needs: Comfort, Aggression, Security 3. Love and Belonging Needs: Finding a mate, Sexual Behavior (luxury), Offspring
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This note was uploaded on 06/11/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 335 taught by Professor Boggiano during the Spring '10 term at University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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