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the idea that a physiological need creates an aroused tension state (a drive) that motivates an organism to satisfy the need
a tendency to maintain a balanced or constant internal state; the regulation of any aspect of body chemistry, such as blood glucose, around a particular level
hierarchy of needs
Maslow's pyramid of human needs, beginning at the base with physiological needs that must first be satisfied before higher-level safety needs and then psychological needs become active
the form of sugar that circulates in the blood and provides the major source of energy for body tissues
an eating disorder in which a normal-weight person diets and becomes significantly underweight, yet, still feeling fat, continues to starve
an eating disorder characterized by episodes of overeating, usually of high-calorie foods, followed by vomiting, laxative use, fasting, or excessive exercise
sexual response cycle
the four stages of sexual responding described by Masters an Johnson - excitement, plateau, orgasm, and resolution
an enduring sexual attraction toward members of either one's own sex or the other sex
a completely involved, focused state of consciousness, with diminished awareness of self and time, resulting from optimal engagement of one's skills
the application of psychological concepts and methods to optimizing human behaviour in workplaces
a subfield of I/O psychology that focuses on employee recruitment, selection, placement, training, appraisal, and development
a subfield of I/O psychology that examines organizational influences on worker satisfaction and productivity and facilitates organizational change
interview process that asks the same job-relevant questions of all applicants, each of whom is rated on established scales
a desire for significant accomplishment: for mastery of things, people, or ideas; for attaining a high standard
goal-oriented leadership that sets standards, organizes work, and focuses attention on goals
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