Chapter 10: Motivation and Emotion. Motivational Theories and Concepts. Motives – needs, wants, desires leading to goal-directed behavior Drive theories – seeking homeostasis Incentive theories – regulation by external stimuli Evolutionary theories – maximizing reproductive success.
Figure 10.11 Gender and potential mates’ physical attractiveness
Figure 10.12 Homosexuality and heterosexuality as endpoints on a continuum
Figure 10.22 Cross-cultural comparisons of people’s ability to recognize emotions from facial expressions