Achievement Motivation and Performance Goals Quiz

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30 Questions

According to the text, motivation includes two components. What are they?

Which theoretical perspective on motivation argues that basic human motives derive from the tasks of survival and reproduction?

According to Freud, what are humans motivated by?

What do contemporary psychodynamic theorists emphasize as motives for humans?

According to drive-reduction theories, what leads an animal to act?

What is the definition of motivation according to the text?

Which two major clusters of motives are mentioned in the text?

What is the need for achievement?

What are the two types of goals underlying achievement motivation?

What factors influence the strength of a motive?

According to the James-Lange theory of emotion, what is the relationship between bodily experience and emotion?

What are display rules?

Which of the following is a function of the endocrine system?

Which division of the peripheral nervous system controls basic life processes such as heartbeat and digestion?

What is the major function of the cerebellum?

Which structure in the central nervous system controls vital physiological functions such as heartbeat and respiration?

What are neurotransmitters?

What is the role of the somatic nervous system?

According to Maslow's hierarchy of needs, which of the following needs must be met before higher-level needs become active?

What is the term used to describe the body's tendency to maintain a relatively constant state or internal equilibrium?

What are the two phases of metabolism?

What signals the brain that short- and long-term fuel stores are diminishing and increases hunger?

What are the most important mechanisms for signaling satiety (fullness) in the body?

What refers to the socially constructed roles, behaviors, and activities attributed by society as being appropriate for men and women?

Which structures are involved in emotion, motivation, learning, and memory?

What functions are associated with the frontal lobes?

What connects the right and left hemispheres of the cerebral cortex?

Which lobes are specialized for vision?

What is neuroplasticity?

What does heritability refer to?


Test your knowledge of achievement motivation and performance goals with this quiz! Explore the influence of cultural and economic conditions on the need for achievement and learn about the two major clusters of motives: agency and relatedness. Discover how these motives shape our goals and drive us towards success or failure.

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