Human Motivation / Edition 5

Human Motivation / Edition 5

by Robert E. Franken
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0534555306

ISBN-13: 9780534555306

Pub. Date: 10/28/2001

Publisher: Wadsworth

This book provides a thorough introduction to the basic facts and major theories of human motivation. Throughout the book, the author addresses the types of questions that often arise, such as Why are some people more organized than others?" and Why do people dream?" In his exploration of day-to-day human motivation, Franken provides a topical organization that

Overview

This book provides a thorough introduction to the basic facts and major theories of human motivation. Throughout the book, the author addresses the types of questions that often arise, such as Why are some people more organized than others?" and Why do people dream?" In his exploration of day-to-day human motivation, Franken provides a topical organization that shows students how biology, learning, and cognition interact with individual differences to produce human behavior.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534555306
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Publication date:
10/28/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 24.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1. Themes in the Study of Motivation. 2. Components of Motivation. 3. Hunger and Eating. 4. Passion, Love, and Sexual Behavior. 5. Arousal, Attention, and Peak Performance. 6. Wakefulness, Alertness, Sleep, and Dreams. 7. Drug Use and Drug Addiction. 8. Aggression, Coercive Action, and Anger. 9. Emotion, Stress, and Health. 10. Goal-Incongruent Emotions. 11. Goal-Congruent Emotions. 12. From Curiosity to Creativity. 13. From Mastery to Self-Esteem. 14. Self-Regulation of Motivation.

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