Adaptive Motivation Theory.
Annual rept. 15 Dec 79-1 Feb 81,
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIV UNIVERSITY PARK DEPT OF PSYCHOLOGY
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This report presents the theoretical foundation for a new set of propositions regarding human motivation called Adaptive Motivation Theory. The major proposition of the theory is that individuals undergo cognitive change as a result of environmental interaction. This cognitive change has implications for motivated behavior. In addition to a statement of the theory, activities for the past year and the next year are discussed. Author