University of Phoenix Material
Complete the following matrix. When presenting real world examples, do not use the examples listed in the text.
|Theories of Motivation |
|Theory Type |Key components of the theory |Real world example |Similarities and Differences |
|Instinct Theories |Stems from genetic biological make-up |Mothers protecting their children |Behaviors can be learned and are not purely motivated by |
| | | |our instincts |
|Evolutionary Theories |Stems from an evolutionary need to survive and |A child born into an island civilization would be|We would be motivated to lose or discontinue traits and |
| |passing the best traits to our successors |motivated to learn to fish and swim. |characteristics if they were no longer beneficial to our |
| | | |survival |
|Drive Theories |To fulfill basic needs |When we are hungry food is cooking, we wait for |The want to eat even when our hunger needs are fulfilled |
| | |it to finish | |
|Arousal Theories |We must reach a certain level of...