L12 Motivation

L12 Motivation - state Physiol. systems Psychol. systems...

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Motivation What motivates us to behave the way we do? Historically: We are pawns of super-natural forces. We decide how to behave using reason. Our behavior is driven by unconscious forces. We behave as other animals do in order to survive and reproduce.
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Homeostatic Model Homeo = same static = state Homeostatic systems work to maintain the same state. Example: heating/air conditioning systems. In animals, homeostasis attempts to maintain an optimal state.
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Unformatted text preview: state Physiol. systems Psychol. systems Need Drive Behavior Goal Consume Stomach Blood Hypothalamus Cortex Hunt Work Steal Food Eat Homeostatic Model Problems Explaining complex behaviors (e.g. coming to class: grade, degree, job, success, money, food) Sensory deprivation Curiosity Stimulation Maslows Self Actualization Model Physiological Needs Safety Needs Love, Belongingness Needs Self Esteem Aesthetics Self Actualizatio n...
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