Understanding Motivation and Emotion

Psychology

Quiz 6 :

Psychological Needs

Quiz 6 :

Psychological Needs

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Flow occurs when:
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The hallmarks of autonomy psychological need satisfaction are:
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Which of the following statements about an autonomy-supportive motivating style is true?
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___is the need to experience self-direction and personal endorsement in the initiation and regulation of one's behavior, and it reflects the desire to have one's choices and preferences rather than environmental events determine one's actions.
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Social contexts and environments that frustrate and thwart the person's psychological need for autonomy are referred to as:
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Would the following example of a teacher-provided choice be expected to increase the receiving student's subsequent autonomy and intrinsic motivation: "Sam, for the next hour I want you to read a book, and I have three books here that you might like-A, B, and C. Which one of those three books would you like to read today?"
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Organismic theories of motivation argue that a person's (an organism's) well-being depends on:
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When an individual possesses very high personal skills and competencies for a given activity and then engages in an activity with a very low opportunity for challenge, he or she will most likely experience:
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In his research with chess masters, rock climbers, dancers, and surgeons, Csikszentmihalyi found that the fundamental antecedent to "flow" is that the activity must provide its participants with:
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The autonomy-supportive behavior of ___revolves around communicating words and sentiment such as "I see", "Yes", "Okay", and "What can we do differently this time?"
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___is the need to be effective in interactions with the environment, and it reflects the desire to exercise one's capacities and skills and, in doing so, seek out and master optimal challenges.
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According to Csikszentmihalyi's flow theory, the worst profile of experience occurs when:
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Which of the following is not recognized as a benefit gained following an experience of psychological need satisfaction?
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When an activity involves our psychological needs, we tend to feel high ___; when that same activity satisfies our psychological needs, we tend to feel high ___.
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"Targets a prescribed behavior" and "applies pressures" are the two defining characteristics of what type of motivating style?
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A person who communicates an interpersonal tone of, "I am your ally; I am here to understand you and to support your strivings" offers a(n) ____motivating style.
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The greater one's effectance motivation, the greater one's desire to seek out and approach situations that:
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A prerequisite environmental condition that allows people to engage freely in optimal challenges and to experience optimal motivation even in the face of failure is:
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The hallmarks of competence psychological need satisfaction are:
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With which of the following statements would an intrinsic motivation theorist most readily agree?
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