Exam 3 p1
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Exam 3 p1
A need or desire that energies and directs behavior
Can be driven by a physical need such as HUNGER
A balanced or constant internal state.
Body's set "weight thermostat"
Body will adjust metabolic rate to maintain set point
Rate of energy expenditure
The form of sugar that circulates in the blood
provides the major source of energy for body tissues
when it's level is low, we feel hunger
( from pancreas)
Hormone that helps MOVE glucose from blood into cells
Controls eating and other body maintenance functions.
Some motivation behaviors increase AROUSAL
: mastery of ideas or knowledge
attaining a high standard (competition)
Desire to perform a behavior for its own sake and to be effective
ex satisfaction, good feelings
Desire to perform a behaviors due to promised REWARDS or threats of PUNISHMENT
Improved performance on simple or well-learned tasked in the presence of others.
The Need to belong
Major influence in motivating human behavior
social bonds enhanced survival
We are social beings; without social ties negative emotions overwhelm us
Mostly good in helping us connect w/ people
Bad side people who tend to be narcissistic are especially active on social networks.