Core Concepts to Cover:

  1. Motivational concepts: Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, instincts, drives, optimal arousal
  2. Hunger and Eating disorders
  3. Achievement: Self-determination, intrinsic & extrinsic motivators
  4. Physiology of emotions
  5. Expression of emotions: Darwin, Elkman
  6. Theories of emotions: James-Lange, Cannon-Bard, Schacter-Singer

Core Vocabulary to Cover:

homeostasis
incentive theory

drive reduction theory
emotional intelligence

bulimia nervosa
anorexia nervosa

Core Concepts to Cover:

  1. Overview of Erikson’s Psychosocial Theory
  2. Psychodynamic perspective: Freud (psychoanalytic), Jung (analytical), Horney (basic anxiety), Adler (individual psychology)
  3. Trait perspective: Allport, Cattel, Eysenck five-factor analysis, Myers-Briggs
  4. Humanist perspective: Maslow (hierarchy of needs), Rogers (self-concept theory)
  5. Social-cognitive perspective: Bandura (social learning), Rotter (locus of control), Seligman (positive psychology)

Core Vocabulary to Cover:

factor analysis
openness
conscientiousness
extroversion
agreeableness
neuroticism
stability

id
ego
superego
pleasure principle
reality principle
defense mechanisms
archetypes

self-concept
self-actualization
unconditional positive regard
reciprocal determinism
self-efficacy

Movies That Teach About Motivation, Emotion, and Personality:

Last modified on April 17, 2020