O'Reilly logo

Psychology in India, Volume 1 by Girishwar Misra

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

5

Affective and Motivational Processes

Adesh Agarwal

INTRODUCTION

The study of affective and motivational processes has been at the centre of psychological theory and research since the very inception of the discipline. Researchers have approached these processes from the neurophysiologcial, phenomenological, cognitive, psychometric and behavioural perspectives. Notwithstanding the variety in the approaches adopted, these processes have been assigned a key role in accounting for the dynamics of behaviour. They are deployed in key strategic interventions to achieve diverse goals in the clinical, organizational, developmental and educational domains of behaviour.

In the earlier surveys, however, motivational processes could receive only limited ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required