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Motivation: Theories and Principles

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This experimentally-oriented book provides a critical examination of research and theory with a topical approach. It covers a broad range of motivational concepts from both human and animal theory and research, with an emphasis on the biological bases of motivation. Chapter topics include the nature of motivation theory; species-specific behaviors; eating and taste; thirst, temperature regulation, addiction, and reproduction; drive and activation; rewards as both reinforcers and incentives; escape, fear, avoidance, and punishment; frustration, anxiety, stress, and coping; aggression and altruism; personality and individual differences; attitudes and cognitive consistency; interpersonal attraction; and applications of motivation theory. For individuals interested in the motivation of humans and animals.

Book Details
ISBN-13: 9780131114456
Publisher: Pearson
Publisher Imprint: Pearson
Depth: 19
Height: 236 mm
No of Pages: 480
Series Title: English
Sub Title: Theories and Principles
Width: 157 mm
ISBN-10: 013111445X
Publisher Date: 23 Jun 2003
Binding: Paperback
Edition: 5 Rev ed
Language: English
Returnable: N
Spine Width: 20 mm
Weight: 729 gr
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