Motivation: Theory, Research, and Application

Motivation: Theory, Research, and Application

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With its signature focus on evolutionary psychology, MOTIVATION: THEORY, RESEARCH AND APPLICATION, 6E reflects the latest developments from the field in its thorough coverage of the biological, behavioral, and cognitive explanations for human motivation. The book clearly presents the advantages and drawbacks to each of these explanations, allowing students to draw their own conclusions. Relevant and timely, the text helps readers understand the processes that activate their behavior by drawing examples from topics that interest students, including sleep, stress, eating disorders, helping behavior, emotion, and more. Extremely student friendly, the text includes numerous study aids to maximize learner success, while vivid graphic illustrations offer additional insight into key concepts. In addition, its unique thematic approach gives instructors ultimate flexibility. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.For example, suppose you are walking down the street and notice a driver whose car is stuck in the snow. ... In one experiment, undergraduate research participants read an essay that critiqued the way Fidel Castro, who was the prime ministeranbsp;...

Title:Motivation: Theory, Research, and Application
Author:Herbert Petri, John Govern
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2012-04-19


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