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PSYC0403

Human Motivation

Human Motivation
Why do we throw ourselves into some projects enthusiastically, while only a hefty bribe could induce us to work on others? In this seminar, we will explore the vicissitudes of human motivation across multiple perspectives (e.g., drive, learning, social-cognitive theories), domains of human activity (e.g., academics, athletics), and developmental periods. Through our own observational studies and critical reading of theory and research, we will challenge popular notions of what motivates, examine individual differences in motivation, and complicate our everyday intuitions of how motivation is experienced and measured. (PSYC 0105; open to junior and senior psychology majors only) 3 hrs. sem.
Subject:
Psychology
Department:
Psychology
Division:
Social Sciences
Requirements Fulfilled:

Sections

Spring 2014

PSYC0403A-S14 Seminar (Gurland)

Spring 2013

PSYC0403A-S13 Seminar (Gurland)

Spring 2012

PSYC0403A-S12 Seminar (Gurland)

Fall 2010

PSYC0403A-F10 Seminar (Gurland)

Fall 2007

PSYC0403A-F07 Seminar (Gurland)

Spring 2006

PSYC0403A-S06 Seminar (Gurland)

Fall 2004

PSYC0403A-F04 Seminar (Gurland)