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motivation lecture

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introduction to psychology
Thomas, Mascher, Remedios, Howard

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introduction to psychology
Thomas, Mascher, Remedios, Howard
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Eiphyllis on Sunday October 18, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to psych1 at Tufts University taught by Thomas, Mascher, Remedios, Howard in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 11 views. For similar materials see introduction to psychology in Psychlogy at Tufts University.


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Date Created: 10/18/15
Motivation Motivation leads to behavior to goal Maslow39s hierarchy of needs Can39t focus on higher level need until lower needs are met Motivation Economic threat losing job Security threat being hunted quotidentifying with groups that succeedquot selfactualization following your calling in life Need for belonging Social and physical pain experienced the same Individual difference No one can live their entire life along even introverts despite their individual difference to prefer time alone Naming a volleyball Wilson to get social connection Social media is social connection by proxy The need for selfesteem Enhance the self Selfserving cognitions Unrealistic optimism Selfserving bias On average we prefer to think we39re better at things than we are Selfhandicapping Not studying at all and making that your reason for failing rather than trying hard and failing Responsibility work on something in order to better next time HOW TO STAY MOTIVATED Goals Speci c vs quotdo your bestquot goals good intentions without striving Feedback monitoring Conceptualizing goals I can learn this overtime incremental mindset vs innate ability is the answer entity mindset Implementation intentions The when where and how Whenx happens I will 1 Monitor progress Feedback to reconsider implementation intentions Introspective of why workeddidn39t work IncenUves Intrinsic Doing well is just an added bonus to what you already love may not need external incentive Extrinsi Can only getdo certain things if you reach your goals c Give and take between the two Having a job you love but also pays you if you do it right


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