Intro to Movitivation

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The biological, emotional, cognitive, or social forces that activate and direct behavior.

Motivation

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The view that certain human behavior are innate and due to evolutionary programming

instinct theories

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The view that behavior is motivated by the desire to reduce internal tension caused by unmet biological needs

drive theories

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the idea that the body monitors and maintains internal status, such as body temperature and energy suppliers at relatively constant levels; in general, the tendency to reach or maintain equilibrium

homeostasis

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a need or internal motivational state that activities behavior to reduce the need and restore homeostasis

drive

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The view that behavior is motivated by the pull of the external goals, such as rewards

incentive theories

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View that people are motivated to maintain a level of arousal that is optimal-neither too high nor too low

arousal theory

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the view that emphasizes the importance of psychological and cognitive factors in motivation especially the notion that people are motivated to realize their personal potential

humanistic theory of motivation

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A complex psychological state that involves a subjective experience, a physiological response, and a behavioral or a expressive response.

emotion