Ch11_ppt_-_Motivation_and_Emotion

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Unformatted text preview: (http://www.novapdf.com) 11/30/2009 Homeostasis & Drives Our Our biological system is delicately balanced for survival (e.g. (e.g. perspiring/shivering) It tries to maintain homeostasis (internal physiological homeostasis equilibrium equilibrium that body strives to maintain) Drive Theory of Motivation: physiological disruption to physiological homeostasis produces a drive (internal tension that motivates drive (internal organism organism to behave in ways that reduce tension; e.g. hunger & thirst) The goal of motivated behavior is to reduce drive BUT BUT we sometimes behave to increase arousal states (e.g. (e.g. skip meals on diet, watch horror movies) Approach & Avoidance Motivation We seek to maximize pleasure & minimize pain; 2 neural systems linking motivation & emotion: Behavioral Activation System (BAS): is roused to is action by signals of potential reward & positive need gratification (e.g. produces hope, elation, & happiness) (e.g. BAS BAS involves Prefrontal area in left hemisphere (responsible (responsible for goal-directed planning & self-regulation) Behavioral Inhibition System (BIS): responds to stimuli responds of potential pa...
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