Motivation and emotion/Book/Unselected topics

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Possible topic areas

This is an older list of some possible topic areas that may not have been sufficiently well covered in the book chapters.

Motivation[edit]

  1. Biological motives (needs)
    1. Pleasure
    2. Satiety
    3. Thermoregulation
    4. Thirst
  2. Brain (Neurophysiological structures and needs
  3. Freud's drive theory
  4. Instinct
  5. Historical development of motivation
  6. Incentive
  7. Learning theory
    1. Attention and learning
    2. Classical conditioning
    3. Economics of motivation
    4. Instrumental learning
    5. Social incentive theory
  8. Mini-theories
    1. Self-determination theory
    2. Theory of planned behaviour
    3. Theory of reasoned action
    4. More motivational theories
  9. Motivation and behaviour
  10. Motivation and cognition
    1. Cognitive consistency
    2. Distraction
    3. Feedback
  11. Motivational interviewing
  12. Motivation and culture
  13. Motivation and education
    1. History of motivation and education
    2. Influencers of educational motivation
      1. Cultural
      2. Educational setting
      3. Familial
      4. Peers
    3. University student motivation
  14. Motivation and psychological disorders
  15. Neurobiology of motivation
  16. Personality
    1. Sensation seeking
  17. Motivation and self
  18. Needs
  19. Psycho-analytic perspectives of motivation
    1. Psychological reactance
    2. Thematic Apperception Test
  20. Psychopathologies
    1. Obessive-compulsive disorder
  21. Types of motivation
    1. Amotivation / Demotivation
    2. Intimacy
    3. Power
    4. Social
  22. Will power

Emotion[edit]

  1. Aspects of emotion
    1. Emotional regulation
    2. Emotional valence
      1. Negative emotions
      2. Positive emotions
    3. Children
    4. Emotional intelligence
  2. Assessment of emotion
    1. Self-report
      1. PANAS
    2. Physiological measurements
    3. Behavioural observations
  3. Basic/Core emotions
    1. Plutchik
    2. For more models and an overview, see [1]
  4. Emotion and behaviour
  5. Brain design and emotion
  6. Emotion and cognition
    1. Appraisal
    2. Attention
    3. Attributions and expectations
    4. Decision-making
    5. Learning
    6. Sadness
  7. Emotion and environment
  8. Emotion and personality
  9. Emotion and psychological disorders
    1. Dementia
  10. Emotion and specific groups
    1. Infants
    2. Adults
    3. Elderly
  11. Emotion and specific topics
    1. Apologising
    2. Health
    3. Learning
    4. Memory
    5. Personality
  12. Historical development of emotion
  13. Specific emotions
    1. Core emotions not yet covered:
      1. Disgust
      2. Sadness
    2. Detailed list of specific emotions
  14. Stress, arousal and coping
  15. Theories
      1. James-Lange Theory
      2. Cannon-Bard Theory
      3. Schacter-Singer Theory
      4. Somatic
      5. Neurobiological
      6. Cognitive theories
  16. Well-being