Accession Number:

ADA111195

Title:

Adaptive Motivation Theory.

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept. 15 Dec 79-1 Feb 81,

Corporate Author:

PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIV UNIVERSITY PARK DEPT OF PSYCHOLOGY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1982-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

60.0

Abstract:

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

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE