2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog

PSYC 330 Motivation and Emotion

PSY 330 Motivation and Emotion Three Credits Theoretical and empirical findings in the fields of motivation and emotion are integrated with recent physiological findings in these areas. The psychological and physiological processes involved in sleep, hunger, thirst, arousal, hormonal balance, and response to stressful conditions are included in the curriculum. Students track their own daily cycles of wakefulness, rest, nutritional balance, activity, and felt sense of accomplishment. Research projects focus upon each student's motivational preferences and style of achievement. Prerequisite: PSY 210 or permission of the instructor. (Offered fall semester.)