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Date Created: 10/30/14
102114 Class Notes 1 Sources of Motivation Physiology biology Emotions Cognitions Social or sociacultural factors 2 4 Primary Theories Instinct Doctrine Born with this you just naturally do this DriveReduction Theory If you have imbalance of this you have to counter drive to have it at homeostasis ie the thermostat in your house lowers when the temperature becomes too hot Arousal Theory You need to reach the optimal level ie when you re hyped up you need to calm down When you re calm you want to seek adrenaline so you do something like skydiving Incentive Theory Rewards are the motivation towards your goal Another theory Evolutionary theory seeking course of action to maximize your chances of surviving and having children 3 Motivation Extrinsic vs Intrinsic motivation Extrinsic example Peer pressure paycheck Intrinsic example Doing something and not getting anything for it Esteem motivates behavior results in doing things that you an others make seem goodgt this will result in making you feel good Desire to overcome obstacles and master difficult challenges Learning goals You learn because you want to gain more information 0 Performance goals You learn because you want to achieve MORE than just knowledge you want rewards and to be better than others 4 Con icting Motives 0 Maslow s Hierarchy of Needs 1 SelfActualization 2 Esteem 3 Belongingness and Love 4 Safety 5 Physiological 0 Alderfer s Theory 1 Existence 2 Relatedness 3 Growth Theory You can do this in whatever order 1 There are only 3 categories in this theory compared to Maslow s 5 0 Approach amp Avoidance con icts How people view and handle situations 1 Approach amp Approach Both situations result in both positive results 2 Approach amp Avoidance One situationgood the other situationbad 3 Avoidance amp Avoidance Both bad results 5 Emotion 0 Temper 0 Positive negative mixed 0 Involves feelings and is engaged with the world 6 Biology of Emotion 0 Some brain areas are involved with generating and experiencing emotions 0 Autonomic nervous system is involved in physiological changes 7 Theories of Emotion a James Peripheral Theory your body responds in a certain Waygt that s how you know What emotion you re experiencing b Cannon s Central Theory instead of signals from feelings from your fingers to the brain your brain sees it and sends your body signals ie It s fear fun body tells you What to do C Cognitive Theories There s no cognitive Work you just make attributions and then you decide emotionWhat to do It s n automatic thing you don t even think about it Different emotions can still result in similar physical reactions