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Unformatted text preview: o So radical change leads to radical opposing reaction o The biological tendency is toward ones own internal stability, not passing on ones genes Achievement Motivation o Need to master difficult challenges, outperform others, be efficient, and meet high standards o They Credit their success to their own abilities rather than luck Curiosity: A psychological motivation o Reward something thats already pleasant Self-Control o Motivation to do whats good for you can require postponing immediate gratification o This involves executive function o If you executive system is overwhelmed, you may choose impulsively Hold a 2 digit or 7 digit numbers in memory, and then choose between fruit salad and cake....
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This note was uploaded on 03/12/2012 for the course PSY 103 taught by Professor Canli during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Spring '08