Concorde Career College Different Theories of Motivation Discussion

Description

Description:

Researchers have developed a number of theories to explain motivation, and each theory contributes to a better understanding of motivation. In this module, you have read about drive reduction and arousal theory, behavioral and social-cognitive theories, and Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. In this activity, you will write a 3-5 page essay that discusses different theories of motivation.

Objectives:

  • Describe how psychologists define and classify motivation, and evaluate various theories that explain motivation.
  • Discuss eating behavior, eating disorders, and factors that contribute to individual differences in body weight.
  • Explore how sexual attitudes and behavior vary across cultures and genders.
  • Review recent research related to sexual orientation and how attitudes toward homosexuality have changed in recent years.
  • Describe the four phases of the human sexual response cycle.

Instructions:

Step 1: Review and research.

Review the assigned reading for this module and do some Internet and/or library research about different theories of motivation. It is recommended that you conduct research through our Online Library (Links to an external site.) or use a scholarly internet search. Wikipedia is not allowed. 

Step 2: Write a paper.

Write a 3-5 page paper that discusses motivation and the leading theories that explain it. Consider the following:

  • What is motivation? Discuss its definition and different components.
  • What are motives? Explain the different types of motives.
  • Discuss biological approaches (theories) to motivation.
  • Discuss behavioral and social-cognitive theories of motivation.
  • Explain Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs.
  • Which level of Maslow’s hierarchy provides the strongest motivation for your behavior in general? Support your answer.

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