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What are three theoretical approaches to motivation?

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Samantha Barber on September 22, 2018

The Theory of evolution; At the beginning of the history of psychology, the evolutionary approach emphasized the role of instincts in motivation. Drive Reduction Theory; Another way to think about motivation is through the thr construction of the unit and the need. A drive is an aroused state that occurs because of physiological need. Optimal Arousal Theory; When we are very excited, our arousal levels are high. When we are bored, are low. Laura A. King The Science Of Psychology 2(McGraw Hill),2011

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