Ch11_ppt_-_Motivation_and_Emotion

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Unformatted text preview: rn pattern Probability Probability (strength) of maternal immunization increases increases with each male fetus Social Motivation Close relationships make life most meaningful Maslow Maslow belongingness is a basic Ψcal need is Why Do We Affiliate? Evolution: Predisposed biological makeup engages us in Predisposed socially socially oriented lifestyles (ADAPTIVE) Psychological reasons: Positive stimulation 2. Emotional support 3. Gain attention 4. Social comparison: comparing our beliefs, feelings, & Social behaviors behaviors with those of other people 1. 18 Create PDF files without this message by purchasing novaPDF printer (http://www.novapdf.com) 11/30/2009 Need for Affiliation People have different strengths in affiliation need: – Those with stronger need have more friends & their thoughts & Those activities include friends, but still at times desire to be alone – Those with lower need are more reclusive, but may aspire social Those contact contact at times This is viewed within a HOMEOSTATIC model: that that involves involves maintaining an optimal range of social contact Situational factors play a role (e.g. fear-inducing situations ind...
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