Motivation and emotion/Lectures/Unconscious motivation
Lecture 10: Unconscious motivation
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This is the tenth lecture for the Motivation and emotion unit of study.
The 2022 lecture is complete.
The 2023 lecture is in development.
- discusses unconscious aspects of motivation, including psychodynamic perspectives
- Motivation often arises from sources outside of conscious awareness
- Psychological priming (Bang Goes the Theory, YouTube) (6:14 mins): shows three experiments which indicate that, when primed by handling money, people eat more chocolate, are less likely to help others, and can tolerate more pain.
- How your unconscious mind rules your behaviour (Leonard Mlodinow, TEDxReset 2013, YouTube) (12:51 mins): Examples of unconscious perception and decision making from a cognitive neuroscience perspective. Note: camera work and editing is poor.
- Chapter 16: Unconscious motivation (Reeve, 2018)
- Lecture slides
- Unconscious motivation (Google Slides)
- Individual emotions (Previous lecture)
- Growth psychology (Next lecture)
- Acceptance and commitment therapy
- Daniel Kahneman
- Defence mechanism
- Id, ego and super-ego
- Mortality salience
- Object relations theory
- Stages of ego development (Loevinger)
- [[w:Stairway to Heaven#Claims of backmasking|Stairway to Heaven - Claims of backmasking
- Terror management theory
- Thought suppression
- Death anxiety (Book chapter, 2016)
- Money priming, motivation, and emotion (Book chapter, 2022)
- Psychodynamic perspective of motivation (Book chapter, 2014)
- Subliminal priming and motivation (Book chapter, 2020)
- Terror management theory (Book chapter, 2020)
- Unconscious motivation (Book chapter, 2020)
- New York City subway stairs (YouTube; 1:27 mins)
- Sigmund Freud's famous psychoanalytic couch (Freud Museum London)
- What “Stairway to Heaven” teaches us about our brains (theifod.com)