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After reviewing pages 244-248 of Psychology and Your Life, the five different approaches to motivation are 1. Instinct Approaches- Born to be motivated, 2. Drive Reduction Approaches- Satisfying our needs, 3. Arousal Approaches- Beyond drive reduction, 4. Incentive Approaches- Motivations pull, 5. Cognitive Approaches- The thoughts behind motivation. The approach I chose is an Incentive approach. “Incentive approaches to motivation suggest that motivation
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Unformatted text preview: stems from the desire to obtain valued external goals, or incentives. In this view, the desirable properties of external stimuli whether grades, money, affection, food, or sex account for a persons motivation. I chose this because I am highly motivated when it comes to my grades I strive to be the best that I can and my grades reflect that....
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