Motivation is crucial for success in our world. Discuss two specific theories of motivation that you have learned about in our class (such as expectancy theory, Maslow's hierarchy of needs, Herzberg's two factor theory) and ways in which applying ideas found in these motivation theories can help boost oneÂ's motivational level. Be sure to incorporate resource information on theories and research on motivation. For more in-depth discussion of these theories and others than provided in the text-Motivation-Internal systems.
Discuss the role of brain function in motivation. How can understanding how the brain processes and regulates motivation help us with motivating ourselves in life? Be sure to incorporate resource information on theories and research on motivation.
Define the main biological influences of psychology.
Describe cognitive and psycho-social components of human development.
Distinguish differing schools of psychology.
Describe major perspectives of psychological science.
Apply critical thinking skills to the content of the course.
Explain normal and pathological behavior.