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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 1002
Professor
All Professors
Semester
Winter

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Psyc 1002 ELecture one Motivation and EmotionMotivation is the internal state that tends to direct of persons behaviours towards a goal Goal oriented behaviourMotivation is behaviour that is directed to obtain a specific goal internal stateMotivation is a psychological process that causes arousal direction and persistence of voluntary actions that are goal directed Motivation emerges from the interaction of situational stimuli and dispositional characteristics Environment and personal experiences drive this forceA purposeful human behaviour is a motivated behaviour Behaviour without a motive is a cultural behaviourDrive theories is an internal state of tension that motivates an organism to engage in activities to reduce tension A term used to describe to explain a psychological discomfort tension that people feel under specific circumstances Has the capacity to motivate a person to reduce tension Drive theories emphasize how internal states of bodily te
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