Motivation in psychology (mind health)

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What is Psychology?

Psychology is the science of brain processes and behavior. Psychology includes the study of conscious and unconscious phenomena, as well as feeling and thought. Psychology is a multifaceted discipline and includes many sub-fields of study such areas as human development, sports, health, clinical, social behavior, and cognitive processes.
Before Explaining the  Motivation in psychology let’s define Motivation.

What is Motivation?

The process of stimulating workers to the act of Work. Motivation is defined as the process that initiates, guides, and maintains goal-oriented behaviors. Motivation is derived from the word – motive – which means needs, desires, wants, or drives within the individuals. Motivation involves the biological, emotional, social, and cognitive forces that activate behavior.

Understanding Psychological Motives Concept

Understanding motivation gives us many valuable insights into human nature. It explains why we set goals, strive for achievement and power, why we have desires for psychological intimacy and biological sex, why we experience emotions like fear, anger, and compassion.
Motivational science is a behavioral science that seeks to construct theories about what constitutes human motivation and how motivational processes work.

  • Psychological motives are basically caused due to some psychological needs and are not based on physical needs.
  • These are not caused by tissue needs through which they might be associated with biochemical releases in the body. These are learned motives.
  • They are acquired and learned through our interactions with people.

Question about human motivation  In Psychology?

Motivation is an urge to behave or act in a way that will satisfy certain conditions, such as wishes, desires, or goals. Psychologists believe that motivation is rooted in a basic impulse to optimize well-being, minimize physical pain, and maximize pleasure.

Types of Psychology:-

8 main types of psychology are as follows.
(1) Extraverted sensation 
(2) Introverted sensation
(3) Extraverted intuition 
(4) Introverted intuition 
(5) Extraverted thinking
(6) Introverted thinking
(7) Extraverted feeling 
(8) Introverted feeling

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