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Motivation : Biological, Psychological, and Environmental

Motivation : Biological, Psychological, and Environmental - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0205610815

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ISBN13: 978-0205610815
ISBN10: 0205610811
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 10
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Published: 2010
International: No

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Motivation : Biological, Psychological, and Environmental - 3RD 10 edition

ISBN13: 978-0205610815

Lambert Deckers

ISBN13: 978-0205610815
ISBN10: 0205610811
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 10
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

Published: 2010
International: No
Summary

Motivation provides an overarching organizational scheme of how motivation (the inducement of action, feelings, and thought) leads to behavior from physiological, psychological, and environmental sources.
Introduction and history defines what motivation and emotion; how the body and mind evolved determines what enhances motivation but also what is detrimental to motivation; the psychological aspects of motivation; how the environment is a large source of motivation; emotions as motives. For anyone interested in the psychology of human motivation.

Table of Contents

Preface Part I: Introduction and History 1 Introduction to Motivation and Emotion Meaning of Motivation To be Moved into Action Knowledge, Competence, and Motivation Determinism versus Free Will and Free Act Section Recap Sources of Motivation Internal Sources Linking Biological and Psychological Variables External Sources The Past as a Source of Motivation Combined Internal and External Sources Motivate Behavior Motivation Sequence Emotions Section Recap Study of Motivation and Emotion Research in Motivation Research in Emotion Sources and Scope of Motivation Section Recap Activities 2 The History of Motivation and Emotion Brief History of Motivation Aristotle's Theory Hedonism Evolution and Motivation Unconscious Motivation Internal Sources of Motivation Commonality among Instincts, Drives, and Needs External Sources of Motivation External and Internal Sources Induce Behavior Section Recap Brief History of Emotion Emotion as Subjective Feeling Basic Emotions Emotion as Motive for Action and Thought Accompaniments of Emotion Section Recap Activities Part II: Biological Properties of Motivation 3 Evolutionary Antecedents of Motivation Evolution of Universal Motives Evolutionary History and Personal History Evolutionary Psychology Section Recap Universal Motives of Sex, Fear, Food, and Music Selecting a Mate Maintaining Relationships Biosocial Theory Fear as a Universal Motive Liking and Preferences for Foods Universal Appeal of Music Section Recap Activities 4 Addictions and Addictive Behaviors Drugs of Abuse and Addiction Psychoactive Drugs Extent of Drug Use Characteristics of Addiction Initiation into Drug Use Section Recap Theories of Drug Addiction Discovery of Pleasure Centers in the Brain Pleasure Emerges from the Brain Psychological Theories