Ch 8: Models of Motivation & Emotion

About This Chapter

Use this chapter to improve your understanding of a few of the key theories and models about motivation, emotion, emotional regulation and the development of social skills. Examine motivation to reach life goals and look at motivation's role in sports performance.

Models of Motivation & Emotion - Chapter Summary

Complete the lessons and assessments of this chapter to reinforce your knowledge regarding models of motivation, theories about emotion and social skills development. Examine how emotions can impact the workplace, learn about expectations and see what drives motivation. After completing these lessons you should have a better understanding of:

  • The levels of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
  • Theories of cognitive appraisal, emotion and motivation
  • Strategies and theories regarding emotional regulation and anger management
  • The need for achievement, power and affiliation
  • Examples of the Drive Reduction Theory of motivation
  • The development of social skills in children
  • Theory of achievement motivation
  • Emotion and motivation theories related to sports

Each lesson is mobile device-compatible and designed by professional instructors so you will have a versatile and effective way to improve your understanding of the material. The lesson quizzes provide you with a quick way to test your understanding. Like the lessons, these quizzes may be taken online, but they may also be printed out and used as study guide worksheets. Use links in the online quizzes to access parts of the lessons that explain concepts you don't understand.

9 Lessons in Chapter 8: Models of Motivation & Emotion
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Cognitive Appraisal: Theory, Model & Definition

1. Cognitive Appraisal: Theory, Model & Definition

We all make cognitive appraisals every day, yet we likely don't think much about how they're formed and what they mean. In this lesson, you'll learn how to define them and explore the ways that they affect our lives and emotional well-being.

Theories of Emotion: James-Lange, Cannon-Bard, Two-Factor & Facial Feedback Hypothesis

2. Theories of Emotion: James-Lange, Cannon-Bard, Two-Factor & Facial Feedback Hypothesis

Have you ever wondered how your emotions are related to your physical reactions? Does your heart beat fast because you're excited, or are you excited because your heart is beating fast? Psychologists have taken a turn at figuring out how our physiological reactions are connected to emotions. Take a look at this lesson for more on the most important theories of emotion.

The Expectancy-Value Theory of Motivation

3. The Expectancy-Value Theory of Motivation

This lesson discusses how our expectations about a task and the value we place on our goals influence how we behave. You'll also have a chance to consider some surprising ideas about success and failure.

Robert Plutchik's Wheel of Emotions

4. Robert Plutchik's Wheel of Emotions

Robert Plutchik was a psychologist who developed a psychoevolutionary theory of emotion. Learn more about Plutchik's theory, the wheel of emotions, primary emotions, and dyads.

Cannon-Bard Theory Of Emotion: Example, Overview

5. Cannon-Bard Theory Of Emotion: Example, Overview

Learn about the Cannon-Bard theory of emotion and how it differs from two other founding theories of emotion. Then, test your understanding with a quiz.

Emotion Regulation: Definition, Theory & Strategies

6. Emotion Regulation: Definition, Theory & Strategies

What is emotion regulation? How do people view it and is there a way to learn it? Learn about a common theory of how social interactions lead to success or failure based on how one controls and regulates their emotions.

Acquired Needs Theory: Need for Achievement, Power & Affiliation

7. Acquired Needs Theory: Need for Achievement, Power & Affiliation

Do you act out of a need for achievement, power or affiliation? This lesson describes the acquired needs theory and how one of the three types of needs affect us more than the others.

Anger Management Techniques & Therapy

8. Anger Management Techniques & Therapy

In this lesson you will learn the definition of anger, aggression, and anger management. You will learn techniques of anger management and types of therapy that assist individuals with anger management. Following the lesson will be a brief quiz.

Achievement Motivation: Theory & Definition

9. Achievement Motivation: Theory & Definition

What motivates you in life? In this lesson, we will focus on achievement as the prime factor of motivation and how it influences some to set and accomplish goals.

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