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AP Psychology Chapter 11
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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.
Instincts and Evolutionary Theory
Classifying behaviors as natural instincts, and the idea that genes predispose species-typical behavior.
Optimum Arousal Theory
Having all of our biological needs satisfied, we feel driven to experience stimulation and we hunger for information.
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.
Includes areas that influence eating. One neural arc called the arcuate nucleus has a center that secretes appetite appetite stimulating hormones, and another center that secretes appetite suppressing hormones.
the form of sugar that circulates in the blood and provides the major source of energy for body tissues. When its level is low, we feel hunger.
a hunger-arousing hormone secreted by an empty stomach. Makes a person hungry when they have an empty stomach.
a completely involved, focused state of consciousness, with diminished awareness of self and time, resulting from optimal engagement of one's skills.
a desire for significant accomplishment.
interview process that asks the same job-relevant questions of all applicants, each of whom is rated on established scales.
goal-oriented leadership that sets standards, organizes work, and focuses attention on goals. (good at keeping a group centered on its mission).
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.
Human Factors Psychology
a subfield of I/O psychology that explores how people and machines interact and how machines and physical environments can be made safe and easy to use.
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