Motivation and emotion/Lectures/Brain and physiological needs

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Lecture 03: Brain and physiological needs

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This is the third lecture for the Motivation and emotion unit of study.

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Overview[edit]

This lecture explains the role of brain structures, neurotransmitters, and hormones in regulating motivational drives and discusses physiological needs, particularly thirst, hunger, and sexual motivation.

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Multimedia[edit]

  1. Your brain is more than a bag of chemicals (David Anderson, 2013, TED talk)
  2. Compatibilism: Crash Course Philosophy #25 (Youtube, 11 mins)
  3. Sex, lies and pharmaceuticals (Life Matters, ABC radio, Sept 1, 2010) - Book

Readings[edit]

  1. Chapter 03: The motivated and emotional brain (Reeve, 2015)
  2. Chapter 04: Physiological needs (Reeve, 2015)

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References[edit]

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (2013). Overweight and obesity.
  2. Eder, A. B., Elliot, A. J., & Harmon-Jones, E. (2013). Approach and avoidance motivation: Issues and advances. Emotion Review, 5, 308-311. doi: 10.1177/1754073913477990.

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