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Motivation and Emotion Evolutionary, Physiological, Cognitive, and Social Influences (Advanced Psychology Text Series) by David C. Edwards

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Published by Sage Publications, Inc .
Written in English


  • Cognition & cognitive psychology,
  • Experimental psychology,
  • Psychology,
  • Will (Volition),
  • Inspirational,
  • Cognitive Psychology,
  • Mental Health,
  • Motivational & Inspirational,
  • Medical-Mental Health,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Cognitive Psychology,
  • Psychology-Cognitive Psychology,
  • Self-Help / Motivational,
  • Emotions,
  • Motivation (Psychology)

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages488
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8028518M
ISBN 100761908323
ISBN 109780761908326

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Book Description. Motivation and Emotion provides an explanation of emotional experience and aspects of human behaviour using psychological, physiological and alternative approaches. The brain mechanisms that govern motivations are discussed and questions such as 'Why don't we eat ourselves to death?' and 'How do we know we are thirsty?' are answered. The readings have been selected to provide a representative sampling of exciting research and theory on emotion and motivation that is both comprehensive and current and cross-cuts the levels of analysis from intrapersonal to intergroup. The book is organized into two sections: affect and emotions, which illustrates the insights of an approach Format: Paperback. The central argument of this book is that cognition is not the whole story in understanding intellectual functioning and development. To account for inter-individual, intra-individual, and developmental variability in actual intellectual performance, it is necessary to treat cognition, emotion, and motivation as inextricably related.1/5(1). Motivation and Emotion publishes theoretical papers and original research reports of either a basic or applied nature from any area of psychology and behavioral science, provided that the focus is on motivation and/or emotion. While the primary orientation of the journal is on human emotion and motivation, animal studies are also published.

Start studying AP Psychology Review: Motivation and Emotion. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Understanding Motivation and Emotion, 6th Edition helps readers understand motivation; where it comes from, how and why it changes over time, and how motivation can be book also shows how to apply the principles of motivation in applied settings, such as in schools, in the workplace, on the athletic field, in counseling, and in one's own personal life. Motivation is intimately related to emotion. Events that inspire strong positive or negative emotions are events that motivate us. In the last portion of the chapter we consider the classic theories of emotion and modern research on emotional expression. Materials for this book have been developed through Wikiversity, see v:Motivation and emotion/rs can be transwikied to here.

The brain mechanisms that govern motivations are discussed, and the types of emotional responses and explanations of emotional behavior are covered. The book analyzes psychological, physiological, and combined approaches to theories of motivation and emotion. Motivation is the experience of desire or aversion (you want something, or want to avoid or escape something).As such, motivation has both an objective aspect (a goal or thing you aspire to) and an internal or subjective aspect (it is you that wants the thing or wants it to go away).. At minimum, motivation requires the biological substrate for physical sensations of pleasure and pain; animals.   Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II Donor alibris External-identifier urn:oclc:recordPages: The word 'motivation' shares its root with 'emotion': both come from the Latin motere, to move. Our motives give us our aims and the drive to achieve them. Anything that's motivating makes us feel.