Lecture 18 - 101 - F10 - Motivation

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Motivation 19 – November 15, 2010
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Admin REMEMBER to do your RPUs!!! There are only 4 weeks left in the semester If you make an appointment and don’t show up you get ONE NEGATIVE RPU, which increases the time you have to spend doing studies Every RPU less than 5 is 2% point grade deduction according to Psychology Dept. Policy. NO OFFICE HOURS ON NOV. 18
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What is motivation? Motivated behaviors vs. non-motivated behaviors Motivated behaviors: Goal-directed Vary from time to time and between individuals Motivation : process that determines the reinforcement value of an outcome
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Different views of motivation Motivation by specific energy Drive theories Homeostasis Incentive theory
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1. Views of Motivation Motivation as an energy Energy builds for a specific activity, mating, eating, etc. You engage in the activity when the energy is high. If specific activity is blocked, your energy spills over into other activities.
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Motivation as energy Figure 11.1 According to Konrad Lorenz, energy (represented as a fluid) builds up in a “reservoir” and needs to be discharged. For example, if your sex–specific energy cannot discharge through its normal outlets, the energy builds up until it discharges through some other outlet. (After Lorenz, 1950)
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2. Views of Motivation
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