Motivation

Known as: Motive, motivations 
Those factors which cause an organism to behave or act in either a goal-seeking or satisfying manner. They may be influenced by physiological drives… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
The United States is experiencing an epidemic of prescription opioid misuse, with prescription opioid overdose deaths more than… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
  • Nick Yee
  • Cyberpsy., Behavior, and Soc. Networking
  • 2006
An empirical model of player motivations in online games provides the foundation to understand and assess how players differ from… (More)
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Review
2006
Review
2006
The meaning maintenance model (MMM) proposes that people have a need for meaning; that is, a need to perceive events through a… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Although exercise is an established component in the management of many chronic diseases associated with aging, activity levels… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
  • Terry L. Childersa, Christopher L. Carrb, Joann Peckc, Stephen Carsond
  • 2002
Motivations to engage in retail shopping include both utilitarian and hedonic dimensions. Business to consumer e-commerce… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Crompton, John L., "Motivations for Pleasure Vacations," Annals of Tourism Research, October/December 1979, VI(4):408-424. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The authors applied functionalist theory to the question of the motivations underlying volunteerism, hypothesized 6 functions… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
ALLIANCE is a software architecture that facilitates the fault tolerant cooperative control of teams of heterogeneous mobile… (More)
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1959
Highly Cited
1959
No wonder you activities are, reading will be always needed. It is not only to fulfil the duties that you need to finish in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1943
Highly Cited
1943
1. The integrated wholeness of the organism must be one of the foundation stones of motivation theory. 2. The hunger drive (or… (More)
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