Motivation and personality
A psychological approach to science; Problem contering vs. means centering in science; Preface to motivation theory; A theory of human motivation; The role of basic need gratification in psychological theory; The instinctoid nature of basic needs; Higher and lower needs; Psychopathogenesis and the theory of thereat; Normality, health and values.
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(Of course, many of man's abilities or capacities are strongly determined or made
possible by hereditary, e.g., color vision, etc., but they are of no concern to us at
this point.) This is to say that the hereditary component of basic needs may be ...
They are pawns to be moved by others rather than self-moving, self-determining
individuals. Therefore they are apt to feel helpless, weak, and totally determined;
they are prey for predators, flabby whiners rather than self-determining, ...
and aims of the behavior are determined by the nature of the organism, and the
paths to the goals are determined by the culture, the immediate situation
determines the realistic possibilities and impossibilities: which behavior is wise,
which not ...
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A Psychological Approach to Science
Problem Centering vs Means Centering in Science
Preface to Motivation Theory
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