LEARNING Motivation

  1. Drive theory: Woodworth
    Fulfill what, by what?
    • Adding, removing unpleasantness
    • Fulfill homeostasis
  2. Drive reduction theory: Hull
    Strenght of behaviour is a result of:
    A x B
    Types of Drives:
    • HabitxDrive,
    • Aqcuired-learned
    • Biological-internal
  3. Terror-excitement swinging of extremes is called
    Opponent process theory
  4. In psychoanalytic theory, motivation is ruled by
  5. Harlow / Zimmermans Field theory
    • Cultural patterns rearing children, subsequent beh patterns.
    • Lack of correct beh, emphasis envir. learning
  6. Arousal theory
    • Yerkes dodson law, best performance
    • Less arousal for more difficult tasks...opposite
  7. Cognitive theories of motivation mentions 2 types of motivation... One of them related to a certain principle
    • Intrinsic, extrinsic motivation
    • Extrinsic relies in part on premack principle: Do x to avoid punishment
  8. Maslows methodology
    Observe successful people
  9. Facilitating vs debilitating anxiety:
    • Predict failure or expect success
    • Threat vs Challenge
  10. State anxiety
    ..and what is the other type called
    • Particular situational anxiety
    • vs. Trait anxiety
  11. Self handicapping is used to...
    Avoid failure, in low expectancy outocomes
  12. Intelligence: Entity vs incremental view
    • Incremental: Can improve
    • Entity: Fairly permanent
  13. Attribution theory: Weiner
    1. Locus of
    2. Contr..
    3. T factors
    • Locus of control: Internal,external
    • Control-ability
    • Temporal stability (result of stable factors?)
  14. Attribution theory: Weiner, factors that affect
    • Others expectations
    • Situation cues
    • Reinforcement, punishment
    • Past success-failure
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LEARNING Motivation