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1 Motivation Definition and basic concepts Personal Social Biological Eating behavior Copyright @2010 Robin Lea West 2 Motivation the “why” behind your behavior a push that directs you or energizes you 3 Motivation may be conscious or unconscious all behavior is motivated? 4 Three general types personal social biological 5 Personal personal incentive value individual achievement – “to prove myself” – “to make myself a better person” 6 Personal incentives Specific foods we love “Diamonds are a girl’s best friend” Sports Travel
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7 Social praise from others is social “incentive” power and status well-being of the social group conforming to group or playing a role affiliation 8 Biological basic physiological needs brain control centers instincts 9 Maslow’s hierarchy of needs biological self- actualization cognitive social 10 Maslow’s hierarchy of needs 1 Physiological 2 Safety biological 11 Maslow’s hierarchy of needs 3 Belonging and love 4 Esteem social 12 Maslow’s hierarchy of needs 5 Knowledge 6 Aesthetics cognitive
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13 Maslow’s hierarchy of needs
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course PSY 2012 taught by Professor Dobson during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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