ERIC Number: EJ496798
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Why We Do What We Do: A Biopsychosocial Theory of Human Motivation.
Gove, Walter R.
Social Forces, v73 n2 p363-94 Dec 1994
Outlines a theory of human motivation that focuses on the unpredictability of life, innate and noninnate differences in individual characteristics, individual responsibility for actions, importance of a meaningful life, intrinsic physiologic rewards of behavior, gender differences in behavior, adult psychological maturation, and limitations of the concept of "agency" in structuration theory. (162 references) (SV)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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