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Attribution Theory and Achievement pop    http://www.mentalhelp.net/poc/view_doc.php?type=doc&id=9730&cn=353  [ Edit ]  Site Reviews(0)
...Our beliefs about what causes and influences our behavior have a marked impact on our expectations and, thus, our motivation. ...
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Educational Psychology Interactive: Motivation pop    http://chiron.valdosta.edu/whuitt/COL/motivation/motivate.html  [ Edit ]  Site Reviews(0)
...Most motivation theorists assume that motivation is involved in the performance of all learned responses; that is, a learned behavior will not occur unless it is energized. The major question among psychologists, in general, is whether motivation is a primary or secondary influence on behavior. That is, are changes in behavior better explained by principles of environmental/ecological influences, perception, memory, cognitive development, or emotion. ...
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Effects of Self-efficacy and Incentive on Physiological Reactivity Performing a Cognitive Task    http://www.psychologyinspain.com/content/full/1197/14frame.htm  [ Edit ]  Site Reviews(0)
...The aim of the present experiment was to determine whether both self-efficacy and incentive value exert their effects on autonomic and somatic physiological reactivity in an interactive manner. 32 subjects were assigned to 4 groups resulting from combining two conditions of self-efficacy manipulation (high and low) with two conditions of incentive value manipulation (high and low). All the subjects completed a computer-aided word-chaining task, which involved verbal responses. 4 physiological variables were measured: respiratory and heart rate, electrodermal resistance and electromyography of frontalis muscle. ...
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Individual Differences in personality and motivation pop    http://personality-project.org/revelle/publications/broadbent/broad.html  [ Edit ]  Site Reviews(0)
...Fundamental questions of motivation are concerned with the direction, intensity, and duration of behavior. Within each of these broad categories are sub-questions such as the distinctions between quality and quantity, effort and arousal, and latency and persistence. Cutting across all these questions are the relative contributions of individual differences and situational constraints to the level of motivation and of subsequent performance. ...
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Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs pop    http://chiron.valdosta.edu/whuitt/col/regsys/maslow.html  [ Edit ]  Site Reviews(0)
...According to Maslow, there are general types of needs (physiological, safety, love, and esteem) that must be satisfied before a person can act unselfishly. He called these needs "deficiency needs." As long as we are motivated to satisfy these cravings, we are moving towards growth, toward self-actualization. Satisfying needs is healthy, blocking gratification makes us sick or evil. ...
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Motivation Theory and Practice pop    http://www.accel-team.com/motivation/index.html  [ Edit ]  Site Reviews(0)
...Our articles on motivation theory and practice concentrate on various theories regarding human nature in general and motivation in particular. Included are articles on the practical aspects of motivation in the workplace and the research that has been undertaken in this field, notably by Douglas McGregor (theory y), Frederick Herzberg (two factor motivation hygiene theory,) Abraham Maslow (theory z, hierarchy of needs), Elton Mayo (Hawthorne Experiments) Chris Argyris (achievement motivation) Rensis Likert and David McClelland. ...
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Personality, motivation, and performance pop    http://personality-project.org/revelle/publications/broadbent/broad_pmp.html  [ Edit ]  Site Reviews(0)
...Over the past 17 years, my colleagues and I have examined how personality traits combine with situational manipulations to produce motivational states that in turn affect cognitive performance. For organizational purposes, these effects can be conceived as affecting information processing at several different, possibly overlapping, stages. ...
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