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Motivation - Intro to Psychology

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    We see that there are both internal
    and external causes for motivations.
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    The internal factors may be things such as
    being hungry, thirsty, or even in pain.
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    On the other hand the external factors
    can include things such as,
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    the sight of food, or the sight
    of a pretty person,
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    or a stimulus that indicates danger.
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    We see that motivation is
    the urge to move to one's goals.
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    This involves needs,
    drives, and incentives.
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    So, let's define these.
    For first, let's start with needs.
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    Needs are states of cellular
    or bodily deficiency
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    that compel or drive our body
    to seek out what it needs.
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    For example, we need food.
    We need liquid or water.
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    And we need oxygen.
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    So, in addition to needs,
    we also have drives.
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    Drives are perceived states of tension
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    that occur when our bodies
    are deficient in some need.
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    And this intern creates the urge
    to relieve the tension.
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    So, the deficiency creates the drive,
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    and our physiological
    needs have the drive component.
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    Drives intern lead us to do something
    to satisfy the need, and the drive,
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    and they lead to motivated behaviors.
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    We also have what called incentives.
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    An incentive is an external object,
    or event that motivates our behavior.
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    You may have a motivation to do well
    at work to earn a monetary bonus,
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    and the monetary bonus, is the incentive
    that you're working towards.
Title:
Motivation - Intro to Psychology
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Video Language:
English
Team:
Udacity
Project:
PS001: Intro to Psychology
Duration:
01:24

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