Understanding Motivation and Emotion

Psychology

Quiz 1 :

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Quiz 1 :

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Which of the following statements best defines motivation? Motivation is:
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Assessing a person's heart rate, blood pressure, and respiratory rate to infer the presence and intensity of a person's motivational state constitutes which type of measure of motivation?
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People often say that the best way to motivate others is to increase their self-esteem, as in "Find a way to make people feel good about themselves, and then all sorts of good things start to happen." In response to this approach to motivation, the textbook concluded that:
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_____engagement expresses the extent to which the person actively monitors how well things are going and uses sophisticated learning and problem-solving strategies.
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Motivation study concerns itself with those processes that give behavior its:
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If a motivation researcher measured chemicals within a person's blood or saliva (e.g., epinephrine, cortisol), then that researcher would be assessing which aspect of brain and physiological activity as an expression of the person's motivation?
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A motivation researcher interested in understanding why a person eats a meal needs to answer all of the following questions, except:
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Which of the following statements is most true?
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The duration of time a person waits to get started on a task upon first being given the opportunity to do so (e.g., how much time it takes before one starts studying upon entering the library) is called:
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Engagement is a multidimensional expression of motivation.Which of the following aspect of engagement is not central to understanding the person's underlying motive status?
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Among the following questions, which is considered to be a core, perennial question within motivation study?
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________are short-lived subjective-physiological-functional-expressive phenomena that orchestrate how a person reacts to significant life events.
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A theory is a(n):
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Which of the following questions is not a key part of understanding motivation study's basic question, "What causes behavior?"
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In contrast to other psychological constructs, such as intelligence and personality, the construct of "motivation" has one great advantage, which is that:
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Pairing "science" and "motivation" in the phrase "motivational science" means that answers to motivational questions require:
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In general, motivation researchers rely heavily on ___measures, but only lightly on ___measures.
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Which of the following is not a valid criticism of self-report measures of motivation?
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_______are conditions within the individual that are essential and necessary for the maintenance of life and for the nurturance of growth and well-being.
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___is the time between when a behavior first starts until it ends.
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