Motivation and emotion/Lectures/Unconscious motivation

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Lecture 10: Unconscious motivation

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

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Overview[edit]

Part A of this lecture describes psychodynamic perspectives on unconscious motivation.

Part B demonstrates how to make a multimedia recording.

Multimedia[edit]

  1. How your unconscious mind rules your behaviour: Leonard Mlodinow at TEDxReset 2013 (18:45 mins; start at 02:45 mins): This video provides several examples of unconscious perception and decision making.
  2. Psychological priming (Bang Goes the Theory, Youtube, ~6 mins): This video shows three experiments which indicate that, when primed by handling money, people eat more chocolate, are less likely to help others, and can tolerate more pain.

Readings[edit]

  1. Chapter 16: Unconscious motivation (Reeve, 2015)

Slides[edit]

Unconscious motivation

See also[edit]