Ch. 08 Motivation

Focus on the Motivation section of the chapter.

What is the definition of motivation?

What are “drives”? Describe “drive reduction theory” and give/recognize examples.

What is Maslow’s hierarchy of five needs? Be able to state from lowest to highest what the needs are, plus give examples.

In what ways are hunger and sex “motivations”? How are they similar and different?

Be able to define and give examples of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation. How do these relate to people’s outcomes in school/work?

What is approach motivation? Avoidance motivation? How do they affect our choices or behaviors?