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Industrial-organization psychologythe application of psychological concepts and methods to optimizing human behavior in workplacesInstincta complex behavior that is rigidly patterned throughout a species and is unlearnedMotivationa need or desire that energizes and directs behaviorOrganizational psychologya subfield of I/O psychology that examines organizational influences on worker satisfaction and productivity and facilitates organizational changePersonnel psychologya subfield of I/O psychology that focuses on employee recruitment, selection, placement, training, appraisal, and developmentRefractory perioda resting period after orgasm, during which a man cannot achieve another orgasmSet pointthe point at which an individual's "weight thermostat" is supposedly set. When the body falls below this weight, an increase in hunger and a lowered metabolic rate may act to restore the lost weightSexual disorder(dysfunction)a problem that consistently impairs sexual arousal or functioningSexual orientationan enduring sexual attraction toward members of either one's own sex (homosexual orientation) or the other sex (heterosexual orientation)Sexual response cyclethe four stages of sexual responding described by Masters and Johnson—excitement, plateau, orgasm, and resolutionSocial leadershipgroup-oriented leadership that builds teamwork, mediates conflict, and offers supportStructured interviewsinterview process that asks the same job-relevant questions of all applicants, each of whom is rated on established scalesTask leadershipgoal-oriented leadership that sets standards, organizes work, and focuses attention on goalsTestosteronethe most important of the male sex hormones. Both males and females have it, but the additional testosterone in males stimulates the growth of the male sex organs in the fetus and the development of the male sex characteristics during puberty