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Motivation and Hunger

James D. Laird

in Feelings

Published in print January 2007 | ISBN: 9780195098891
Published online April 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199893614 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098891.003.0007

Series: Series in Affective Science

Motivation and Hunger

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This chapter deals with two aspects of motives. The first concerns the extensive research on hunger and eating that demonstrates that feelings of hunger are complex self-perceptions that are based on mixtures of cues from inside and outside one's body. The second topic in the motives chapter concerns the research on intrinsic versus extrinsic motivation. The over-justification effect and other effects of external justifications on productivity and creativity all seem to represent self-perception processes.

Keywords: motives; hunger; eating; intrinsic motivation; extrinsic motivation; overjustification

Chapter.  5913 words. 

Subjects: Cognitive Psychology

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