motivation and emotion

  1. three types of motivation
    • biological/physiological
    • social
    • emotional
  2. hunger
    need for energy, calaries
  3. appetite
    cravings for a particular flavor
  4. hypothalamus
    • regulates hunger and thirst
    • moniters glucose lever, body temp, stomach content
  5. lateral hypothalamus
    • moniters temp and glucose
    • tells us to eat
  6. ventromedial hypothalamus
    tells us when we are full
  7. set point
    the weight your body likes to be at, fluctuates plus or minus three pounds
  8. diet pills
    • interfere with hypothalamus
    • gain back weight plus ten pounds
  9. external cutes
    cutes in our surroundings that tell us its time to eat, not because we are hungy
  10. internal cues
    hunger cues that arise because our body wants energy
  11. maslows hierarchy of needs
    • fundamental needs -hunger/thirst/sleep, shelter
    • pychological needs -love/belonging, self esteem
    • self actualization
  12. self actualization
    • free from want, you are the best you can be
    • we all strive for it so says maslow
  13. arousal theory
    we strive for a balance of stimulation
  14. instinct theory
    behaviors are innate
  15. drive reduction theory
    • clark HALL
    • all behaviors can be traced back to a biological need
  16. harry harlow
    • wanted to disprove HALL
    • conducted monkey with fake mothers experiment
  17. hedonistic theory
    gain pleasure and avoid pain
  18. cognitive theory
    our brain has the capacity to actively decide our behaviors
  19. intrinsic motivation
    the activity itself is enjoyable
  20. extrinsic motivation
    • an external reward not given by the activity itself
    • ie: studying isnt fun but an A+ is
  21. james-lange
    feelings follow your physiological response
  22. cannon-bard
    feelings and physiological response are simutaneous
  23. schachter-singer two factor theory
    • to feel an emotion we must cognitively label the physiological response
    • we tend to feel what we think we should feel
  24. homeostasis
  25. achievement motivation
    • a desire to succeed
    • successful people tend to be ambitious, energetic, persistent, active in hobies
  26. stress hormones
    epinephrin, adrenalin, cortosol
  27. polygraph
    lie detector
  28. general adaptation sydrome
    • the bodys adapted response to stress comes in three stages
    • 1. alarm: sudden activation of sympathetic
    • 2. resistence: rush of hormones
    • 3. exhastion
Card Set
motivation and emotion
test date: jan 28