Human Motivation


This course examines the history, theories, and experimental findings related to human motivation.


What you can learn.

  • Identify the relationship between motivation and human brain
  • Explore theories related to personality, the self, and growth motivation
  • Understand the relation between human physiological, and psychological and social needs

About this course:

This course examines theories of human motivation, experimental findings that support these theories, and the history of the study of motivation. Topics include sociobiology, conflict, aspiration level, achievement strivings, and causal attributions. Transferable for UC credit.

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