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University of Toronto St. George
Michael Inzlicht

Chapter 10- Motivation and Emotion * Motivational Theories and Concepts N Motivation: Involves goal-directed behavior What are Drive Theories N Homeostasis: A state of physiological equilibrium or stability N Drive: An internal state of tension that motivates an organism to engage in activities that should reduce this tension What are Incentive Theories N Incentive: An external goal that has the capacity to motivate behavior What are the Evolutionary Theories What is The Range and Diversity of Human Motives * The Motivation of Hunger and Eating What are the Biological Factors in the Regulation of Hunger o Brain regulation o Glucose and Digestive Regulation N Glucose: A simple sugar that is an important source of energy N Glucostats: Neurons sensitive to glucose in the surrounding fluid o Hormonal Regulation Environmental Factors in the Regulation of Hunger o Food Availability and Related Cues o Learned Preferences and Habits o Stress and Eating Eating and Weight: The Roots of Obesity N Obesity: The condition of being
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