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Introduction to Psychology - Motivation

MOTIVATION AND EMOTION

Motivation - This is the activities where a psycho­logical wants are met.
Extrinsic Motivation - When a person perform an action to met their desires that can lead to an outcomes.
Instincts - It is a biolog­ically determined patterns of the behavior.
Instinct Approach - A motivation that assumes people and animal have a similar instincts.

DRIVE REDUCTION THEORY

Need - This is an essential needs for human survival.
Drive - The needs where an individual need to take an action or have motivation to fulfill their needs or desire.
Drive-­red­uction Theory - Where an internal drives push an individual to satisfy their need and reduce the tension.
Primary Drives - Needs of the body.
Acquired Drives - It is learned through experi­ences.
Hemeos­tasts - To maintain a steady state.
 

3 TYPES OF NEEDS

Needs for Achiev­ement - Where a strong desires have an attaining goals to succeed.
Needs for Affili­ation - A needs for social­-in­ter­act­ions.
Needs for Power - We have a need to control.
 

AROUSAL THEORY

Arousal Theory - It is a level of tension that they seek to maintain.
Sensation Seeker - This needs more arousal.
Incentives - The things that attract people that result into action.
                   
 

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