Motivation refers to the process by which a person’s efforts are energized, directed, and sustained toward attaining a goal.
Motivation is a general term for any part of the hypothetical psychological process which involves the experiencing of needs and drives and the behaviour that leads to the goal which satisfies them.
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Intervening variable is an inferred process of a hypothetical variable that is supposed to occur between a stimulus and a response.
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- Phallic symbol
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- Forced-choice technique
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- Tolerance for ambiguity
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