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internal processess that iniatiate , sustain, and direct activities
motivation
an internal defiecinecy that may energize behavior
need
the psychological expression of internal needs or valued goals. like hunger, thirst,
drive
any action, glandular activity, or other identifiable behavior
response
the target or obejective of motivated behavior
goal
the value of a goal above and beyond ability to fill a need
incentive value
innate motives based on biological needs
primary motives
stimulus motives
innate needs for stimulation and information
motives based on learned needs drives and goals
secondary motives
a steady state of bodily equilibrium
homeostasis
an area in the brian that regulates motivation aand emotion
hypothalamus
inniates eating
feeding system
areas in hypothalamus that terminate eating
satiety system
any external stimulus that tends to encourage hunger or to elicit eating
external eating cue
active self starvation or sustained loss of appetite that has psychological origins
anorexia nervosa
excessive eating usually followed by self induced vomiting and or taking laxitives
bulimia nervosa
thirst caused by reduction in volume of fluids found between body cells
extracellular thirst
thirst triggered when fluid is drawn out of cells due to an increased concentration of salts and minerals outside the cell
intracelluar thirst
areas of the body that produce pleasure and or provoke erotic desire
erogenous zones
first phase of sexual response indicated by initial signs of sexual arousal
excitement phase
second phase of sexual response during which physical arousal is further heightened
plateau stage
a climax and release of sexual excitement
orgasm
4th stage involving return to lower levels of sexual tension and arousal
resolution
an unspoken mental plan that defines a plot dialouge and action expected to take place in a sexual encounter
sexual script