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For more course tutorials visitwww.tutorialrank.comPSY 355 Week 1 Discussion Question 1PSY 355 Week 1 Discussion Question 2PSY 355 Week 1 DQ 3PSY 355 Week 1 DQ 4PSY 355 week 1 Individual Assignment Sources of Motivation Paper (2 Papers)PSY 355 Week 2 Discussion Question 1PSY 355 Week 2 Discussion Question 2PSY 355 Week 2 DQ 3PSY 355 Week 2 DQ 4PSY 355 Week 2 Team Assignment Motivation Theories PresentationPSY 355 Week 3 Discussion Question 1PSY 355 Week 3 Discussion Question 2PSY 355 Week 3 DQ 3PSY 355 Week 3 DQ 4PSY 355 Week 3 Individual Assignment Motivation and the Brain PaperPSY 355 Week 4 Discussion Question 1PSY 355 Week 4 Discussion Question 2PSY 355 Week 4 DQ 3PSY 355 Week 4 DQ 4PSY 355 Week 4 Individual Assignment Arousal, Behavior, Stress, and Affect WorksheetPSY 355 Week 5 Discussion Question 1PSY 355 Week 5 Discussion Question 2PSY 355 Week 5 DQ 3PSY 355 Week 5 DQ 4

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  • PSY 355 Week 1 Discussion Question 1

  • PSY 355 Week 1 Discussion Question 2

  • PSY 355 Week 1 DQ 3

  • PSY 355 Week 1 DQ 4

  • PSY 355 week 1 Individual Assignment Sources of Motivation Paper (2 Papers

  • Is it possible to motivate a student to obtain an “A” grade if he orshe does not value an “A” grade more than a “C” grade? Why or why not?

PSY 355 Entire Course

PSY 355 Week 1 Discussion Question 1 (UOP Course)


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  • Please list four things that bring you pleasure, and four thingsthat bring you pain. Which do you, personally, think motivates youmore, trying to obtain the pleasure, or trying to avoid the pain?

  • 1 - What is motivation?

  • 2 - Does perception affect motivation? Why or why not?

  • 1 - What are the major sources of motivation?

  • 2 - Which source affects you most? Why? Do you think this is something that is 'hard-wired' or learned?

  • 3 - Do you think it is possible to change which source affects you most?

PSY 355 Week 1 Discussion Question 2 (UOP Course)

PSY 355 Week 1 DQ 3


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  • Do internal and external sources need to be complementary for motivation to occur?

  • For example, is it possible to motivate a student to obtain an A grade if he or she does not value an A grade more than a C grade?

  • Explain your answer.

  • Sources of Motivation Paper Prepare a 700 to 900-word paper in which you examine the concept of motivation. As a part of your examination be sure to address the following items:

  • · In your own words, define motivation.

  • · Identify at least two sources of motivation.

  • · Explain the relationship between motivation and behavior.

PSY 355 Week 1 DQ 4

PSY 355 week 1 Individual Assignment Sources of Motivation Paper (2 Papers)


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  • We’ve had some great discussions during Week 1 regarding themotivating power of fear. Many of you, in fact, identified fear ofpain as being a greater motivator for you than is the attainment ofthat which brings you pleasure. Is it possible, though, that fear isalso the primary motivator in the attainment of pleasure? Why or why not?

  • 1 - What is a person's mate value?

  • 2 - Evaluate and compute your mate value and that of your spouse/partner (current or most recent). Are you surprised by the results? What do the results mean (for you, your life, your relationships, etc.)?

  • 3 - Does a person's mate value have any evolutionary significance or is it an arbitrary value determined solely by society? Explain!

PSY 355 Week 2 Discussion Question 1 (UOP Course)

PSY 355 Week 2 DQ 3


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  • Is it possible for someone to become a chocoholic--a person addicted to chocolate? Why or why not?

  • Alcohol and nicotine are 2 legal drugs. In some states, marijuana (cannabis) is also legal.

  • 1 - What are the pros and cons of legalizing other drugs (such as marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin, 'designer drugs', etc.)?

  • 2 - Do you believe rates of drug use would change if some of these drugs were made legal?

  • Select at least 2 theories concerning human motivation.

  • Obtain faculty approval of your selected theories prior to beginning this assignment.

  • Prepare a 12+ slide presentation (using Microsoft® PowerPoint®, Prezi, Glogster, or any other presentation software program) in which you analyze your selected motivational theories (*Note: 12+ content slides are required, plus a 'title' slide & a 'reference' slide).

PSY 355 Week 2 DQ 4

PSY 355 Week 2 Team Assignment Motivation Theories Presentation


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  • To be clinically diagnosed as “addicted” to a chemical substance or abehavior, a person must demonstrate continued involvement with thesubstance or activity even though that person has experienced or isaware of detrimental consequences to his or her job, relationships,financial security, or health. With this in mind, please answer thefollowing questions:

  • 1) To what behavior or substance (e.g., favorite food, hobby,activity) might you be able to be diagnosed as “addicted?” Pleaseclearly describe the behavior or substance, and explain your reasoningfor the “diagnosis.”

  • Personality typology is one means of trying to understand why andpredict how people are motivated to behave as they do. In this week’sreadings, you are exposed to several theories of personality, includingthe 5-Factor Model, the Sensation Seeking personality model, Eysenck’sThree Factor Model, as well as the Adlerian personality model of the #1Priority (posted in the Course Materials folder).

PSY 355 Week 3 Discussion Question 1 (UOP Course)

PSY 355 Week 3 Discussion Question 2 (UOP Course)


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  • What are the similarities and differences between physiological needs and psychological needs?

  • 2a - Do you think you can raise your self-esteem by thinking about your successes in your domains of contingent self-worth

  • 2b - Can you lower your self-esteem by thinking about your failures in those areas?

  • 2c - What about the effects of thinking about successes and failures in domains that are not important to you?

  • How do psychological needs and personality traits differ in the manner they motivate behavior? Explain your answer

PSY 355 Week 3 DQ 3

PSY 355 Week 3 DQ 4


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  • Select 1 of the following topics as the basis for this paper:

  • Eating healthy

  • Exercising

  • Quitting smoking

  • Quitting drinking

  • Refraining from using drugs

  • One common problem of motivation is procrastination, or putting offuntil the very last moment doing what is necessary to attain one’sgoals, which is discussed briefly in chapters seven and 10 of thecourse text. According to Clayton Taylor-Ladd (1996-2007), the twobasic types of procrastinators are:

  • • The relaxed type places littleimportance on the goal, so leaves it to be done until there is nothingbetter to do in an effort to not get stressed over the "insignificant,"but rather doing what brings more enjoyment to him/her.

PSY 355 Week 3 Individual Assignment Motivation and the Brain Paper

PSY 355 Week 4 Discussion Question 1 (UOP Course)


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  • We know that one’s emotions affect one’s facial muscles to produce the expressions we understand as happiness, sadness, anger, fear, frustration, etc. Is it also true, though that, aside from regulating intensity of an existing emotion, the muscles in one’s face can createor change one’s emotions?

  • If increased arousal results in increased performance, why does it not also lead to a more efficient performance? In your response, please include an example that demonstrates this from your own life.

  • 1 - Why do you listen to music? Do any of these reasons include energization, relaxation, and mood alteration?

  • 2 - How can music be used to alter arousal levels?

  • 1 - What is arousal?

  • 2 - What is the relationship between arousal and behavior?

PSY 355 Week 4 Discussion Question 2 (UOP Course)

PSY 355 Week 4 DQ 3


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  • 1 - What are some examples of life stressors?

  • 2 - In what ways do individuals differ in their appraisal of and ability to cope with life stressors?

  • 3 - Are there certain personality traits that serve to buffer individuals against stressors and stress? Why or why not?

  • 1 - What effect does stress have on the human body?

  • 2 - How can stress be managed?

  • Complete the Material: Arousal, Behavior, Stress, and Affect Worksheet.

  • Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

PSY 355 Week 4 DQ 4

PSY 355 Week 4 Individual Assignment Arousal, Behavior, Stress, and Affect Worksheet


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  • As you read last week, stress is not only a great motivator, on along-term or redundant basis, it is also responsible for a plethora ofphysical illnesses ranging from the common cold, to allergic reactions,to heart disease and even cancer. It is also a major contributor tomany psychological disorders including depression, anxiety, cognitivedisruption and learning disorders

  • Please post your response to the following discussion question byclicking on Reply:

  • In terms of motivation, what are some possible consequences ofincorrectly labeling one’s own emotional feelings – or, those ofanother? How can this happen? What can be done to avoid this?

PSY 355 Week 5 Discussion Question 1 (UOP Course)

PSY 355 Week 5 Discussion Question 2 (UOP Course)


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  • Do you find yourself obeying the principle of least effort or the law of less work? For example, do you drive instead of walk, take the elevator instead of stairs, eat fast-food rather than cook, or take an easy elective course rather than a challenging one? Why do you think this is so?

  • Who will be more successful in life: a person with many motivational resources but few intellectual resources or a person with few motivational resources and many intellectual resources?

  • Part 1

  • 1- When you smile in greeting a friend, it is because you are happy to see him/her, or is it simply a greeting without any feeling?

  • 2 - What governs your facial expressions? Is it your felt emotions, your social motives, the person you are with, or display rules in general?

  • According to the appraisal tendency hypothesis, emotions can influence a person's judgments and decisions. Has this ever happened to you? Have you made judgments, decisions, or commitments during an intense emotion that you would not have made in the absence of the emotion?

PSY 355 Week 5 DQ 3

PSY 355 Week 5 DQ 4


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  • Write a 1,000+ word paper in which you analyze the function of emotions as motive. Address the following items in your analysis:

  • Examine at least 2 historical theories of emotion & arousal as they relate to human motivation.

  • Analyze at least 2 research methods used for uncovering basic emotions.

  • Discuss the facial feedback hypothesis, particularly the event-appraisal-emotion sequence.

  • Include at least 3 references from scholarly, peer-reviewed sources (in addition to the course textbook & other course reading materials).

PSY 355 Week 5 Team Assignment Emotions Paper


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