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Drive Reduction Theory of Motivation: Definition & Examples

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An example of a secondary drive is

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1. How does the drive theory explain drug-seeking behavior?

2. What is an example of a primary drive?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can be used to assess your understanding of the principles behind the Drive Reduction Theory and who was responsible for developing it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This worksheet and corresponding quiz can gauge your knowledge of:

  • The psychologist associated with Drive Reduction Theory
  • Examples of primary drive
  • Reasons why people work
  • Principles behind the Drive Reduction Theory

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Use these assessment tools to help you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you understand the essential information from the related psychology lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about why people feel motivated to work according to the Drive Reduction Theory
  • Making connections - use your understanding of secondary drives to identify an example of one

Additional Learning

When you review the lesson called Drive Reduction Theory of Motivation: Definition & Examples, you can find out more about this theory. The lesson will help you:

  • Define homeostatic shift
  • Explain why people get motivated to work
  • Identify the contributions made by the psychologist who developed the theory
  • Differentiate primary and secondary drives
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