Unit 8 Power Point:
Lollipop Moment: View the video then write about a significant moment in your life. Your lollipop moment. Include whether you think you will pass it on?
RSA Animate: Drive: The Surprising truth about what motivates us: Write a paper (at least one page in length). You were to start your own company. Be creative. Using at least 3 of the motivation theories explain how you would motivate your employees to come up with innovative ideas and increase production. Explain motivation theories that would not increase motivation.
Unit 8 Motivation Project
- MotivationandEmotion(6–8%) In this part of the course, students explore biological and social factors that motivate behavior and biological and cultural factors that influence emotion . AP students in psychology should be able to do the following:
- Identify and apply basic motivational concepts to understand the behavior of humans and other animals (e .g ., instincts, incentives, intrinsic versus extrinsic motivation) .
- Discuss the biological underpinnings of motivation, including needs, drives, and homeostasis .
- Compare and contrast motivational theories (e .g ., drive reduction theory, arousal theory, general adaptation theory), including the strengths and weaknesses of each .
- Describe classic research findings in specific motivation systems (e .g ., eating, sex, social)
- Discuss theories of stress and the effects of stress on psychological and physical well-being .
- Compare and contrast major theories of emotion (e .g ., James–Lange, Cannon– Bard, Schachter two-factor theory)
- Describe how cultural influences shape emotional expression, including variations in body language
- Identify key contributors in the psychology of motivation and emotion (e .g ., William James, Alfred Kinsey, Abraham Maslow, Stanley Schachter, Hans Selye) .