Motivation and Emotion

Unit Code: 101678.4

Contact hours: Recommended 8-10 hours of study per week

Unit Description

The study of motivation and emotion attempts to understand the reasons behind people's behaviours, thoughts, and feelings. Concepts of motivation and emotion are central to many other aspects of psychology. We will examine core research and theory in motivation and emotion, but also explores the topic's relationship with other areas of psychology, (such as learning theory, social psychology, personality, and cognition) and its relevance to central debates discussed throughout the discipline.

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