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Published: 06 January 2000

416 Pages | 2 halftones & 40 line illus

7-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195068665

Bookseller Code (04)


A Biosocial and Cognitive Integration of Motivation and Emotion

Eva Dreikurs Ferguson

Motivation integrates a wide range of topics in psychology, elucidating the fundamental role of motivation in both animal and human conduct. The book looks at the way motivation function, how it interacts with other important variables (physiological internal states; psychological internal states such as learning, attention and memory; environmental external conditions such as informational events and rewards and stressors), and what motivation as a construct contributes to scientific understanding of behavior.

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