Intro to Movitivation
The biological, emotional, cognitive, or social forces that activate and direct behavior.
The view that certain human behavior are innate and due to evolutionary programming
The view that behavior is motivated by the desire to reduce internal tension caused by unmet biological needs
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
a need or internal motivational state that activities behavior to reduce the need and restore homeostasis
The view that behavior is motivated by the pull of the external goals, such as rewards
View that people are motivated to maintain a level of arousal that is optimal-neither too high nor too low
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
A complex psychological state that involves a subjective experience, a physiological response, and a behavioral or a expressive response.