Review guidelines General psychology ch 11

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Review guidelines General psychology – 101:05 - Spring 2010 Chapter 11 Motivation in general 1. What is the difference between motivated and unmotivated behaviors? What is motivation? 2. Describe the view of motivation as energy. 3. What is a drive? Explain drive-reduction theory of motivation. What are the problems with this view of motivation? 4. What is homeostasis? Explain motivation as homeostasis. What are the problems with homeostasis explaining motivation? What is allostasis? 5. Explain how incentive theories of motivation work. What is the difference between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation? 6. Explain the overjustification effect. 7. What is delay of gratification? What are the common choices for pleasant and unpleasant events if you have a choice between now and the future? Hunger 8. Which type of theory of motivation works best for hunger? Which substances influence hunger? Which hormones influence hunger and where are they
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Unformatted text preview: produced? 9. Which hormone influences weight? Where is it produced? 10. What is a set point? What is the set point for weight? 11. Where in the brain is hunger regulated? 12. What is obesity, and what is its relationship with emotional disturbance and genetics? 13. What is anorexia nervosa, when does it usually start, to what extent is anorexia nervosa culture-bound, what attitude to weight do anorexics have? 14. What is bulimia? What is thought to bring on binge-eating, what is the weight of bulimics like, and what are thought to be factors in developing bulimia? Work motivation 15. What is the relationship between work motivation and goals? 16. What is the mere measurement effect? 17. What is the relationship between level of goals and performance? 18. What 4 factors help with goal-pursuit activity?...
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