Understanding Psychology: Understanding Motivation, 1st Edition

  • Kris Hirschmann
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  • ISBN-10: 1682822761
  • ISBN-13: 9781682822760
  • DDC: 153.8
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released August 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Psychologists have long tried to understand what motivates behavior. Why does one student spend hours studying for a test while another does not? Today it is widely accepted that motivation involves a mix of constantly changing factors—essentially ensuring that motivation and behavior will vary in unpredictable ways.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Human Brain: Thought, Behavior, and Emotion.
2: Introduction: What Is Motivation?.
3: Theories of Motivation.
4: Motivation from Without and Within.
5: The Reward Dilemma.
6: Getting and Staying Motivated.
7: Profiles in Motivation.
Source Inotes.
For Further Research.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.