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the idea that a physiological ned creates an aroused tension state (a drive) that motivates an organism to satisfy the need
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. When its level is low, we feel hunger
the 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 weight
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, followed by vomiting, laxative use, fasting, or excessive exercise
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 behavior 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
goal-oriented leadership that sets standards, organizes work, and focuses attention on goals
group-oriented leadership that builds teamwork, mediates conflict, and offers support
high intelligence, father presence, volunteer activities
predictors of sexual restraint in teenagers
prenatal hormone conditions
research has found that an animal's sexual orientation can be altered by manipulations of
Yang just spent an evening watching porn movies of attractive women who appeared to enjoy being sexually molested. This experience is most likely to lead Yang to be more willing to __
food and drink
the most basic or lowest level need in Maslow's hierarchy of human motives includes the need for
without parental help
parents who wish to strengthen their children's achievement motivation should be advised to encourage children at an early age to handle responsibility __
Mark's __ __ to play baseball in college is most likely to be reduced when his attention is focused on playing well enough to secure an athletic scholarship
research suggests that this disorder can be eliminated by repeatedly engaging in genital stimulation that is discontinued as the urge to ejaculate arises
sex and social activities
Ancel Keys and his colleagues observed than men on a semistarvation diet lost interest in
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