ERIC Number: EJ492271
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
The Physiology of Motivation.
Psychological Review, v101 n2 p301-11 Apr 1994
A theory of the physiology of motivation is presented. The basic assumption is that the amount of motivated behavior is a direct function of the amount of activity in certain excitatory centers of the hypothalamus. Activities of these centers are determined by factors in four general classes. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Brain Functions; Hypothalamus
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