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Lecture

Motivation

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 2410
Professor
Hank Davis
Semester
Winter

Description
07112011 CHAPTER 10 CONTD MOTIVATIONy Jukebox Theory of Motivation o activationarousal vs DirectionOut money intoenergy going dont know until push button directionTheory that exists where all incentives look the same internallyAll nonspecific states of arousalneed environmental cues that way to express is through certain things y YerkesDodson Law relates arousal and performance o One of most fundamental examples of motivation o Relates arousal and performance o Performance increase with arousal to certain point but then eventually starts to deteriorateinverted U shape o If go beyond optimal level performance negatively affected o Even good types of motivation can be excessive o Very general y Incentives External Events that attract or repel us y Conflict modelo ApproachApproach Nice
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