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19 Cards in this Set

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Need to belong
The motivation to maintain relationships that involve pleasant feelings such as warmth, affection etc
Passionate love
Associated with physical and emotional longing for the other person
Compassionate love
Related to tenderness and to the affection we feel when our lives are intertwined with another person
Achievement motivation
The drive to preform at high levels and to accomplish significant goals
Approach goal
An enjoyable and pleasant incentive that a person is drawn towards such as praise, financial reward or satisfaction
Avoidance goal
An attempt to avoid an unpleasant outcome such as shame, embarrassment, losing money or emotional pain
An individual’s confidence that he or she can plan, and execute a course of action in order to solve a problem
Self-determination theory
An individual’s ability to achieve their goals and attain psychological well-being is influenced by the degree to which he or she is in contro of the behaviors necessary to achieve those goals
Extrinsic motivation
Motivation geared towards rewards or public recognition or avoiding embarrassment
Having little or no motivation to perform a behavior
Intrinsic motivation/mastery motive
The process of being internally motivated to perform behaviors and over-coming challenges
Framing effect
When the correct course of ation is not obvious, differently phrasing the question will yield different results
A behavior with 3 components:

A subjective thought and/or experience with

Accompanying patterns of neural activity and physical arousal

An observable behavioral expression

James-Lange theory of emotion
Our physiological reactions to stimuli precede emotional experience
Cannon-Bard theory of emotion
Our brain interorets a situation and generates subjective emotional feelings and that these representations in the brain trigger responses in the body
Two-factor theory
Patterns of physical arousal and cognitive labels we attach to them form the basis of our emotional experiences
Facial feedback hypothesis
Our emotional expressions can influence our subjective emotional states
Emotional dialects
Variations across cultures in how common emotions are expressed
Display rules
Unwritten expectations we have regarding when it is appropriate to show a certain emotion