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Resolving the Debate on Innate Ideas: Learnability Constraints and the Evolved Interpenetration of Motivational and Conceptual Functions *

John Tooby and H. Clark Barrett

in The Innate Mind: Structure and Contents

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195179675
eISBN:
9780199869794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179675.003.0018
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter addresses the question of why many cognitive and behavioural scientists still fail to recognize the truth of nativism despite the power of poverty of stimulus arguments. It argues that ... More


Self Control in Society, Mind, and Brain

Ran Hassin, Kevin Ochsner, and Yaacov Trope (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195391381
eISBN:
9780199776894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391381.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Social Psychology

This book presents social, cognitive, and neuroscientific approaches to the study of self-control, connecting recent work in cognitive and social psychology with recent advances in cognitive and ... More


Beware the Passionate Robot

MICHAEL A. ARBIB

in Who Needs Emotions?: The brain meets the robot

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195166194
eISBN:
9780199847020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166194.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter discusses the observation that human emotions sometimes have unfortunate effects, which raises the concern that robot emotions might ... More


Neurobiological Systems:: Implications for Organizational Behavior

Jayanth Narayanan and Smrithi Prasad

in The Biological Foundations of Organizational Behavior

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226127156
eISBN:
9780226127293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226127293.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter examines the neurobiological underpinnings of organizational behavior using three motivational lenses or systems— the motivation to protect oneself from threats in the environment, the ... More


The “Caring Motivational System”: Fundamental, Innate, Complex, and Sophisticated (Composition and Operation)

Ofra Mayseless

in The Caring Motivation: An Integrated Theory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199913619
eISBN:
9780190299002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199913619.003.0023
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter builds on the evidence from the previous parts of the book and discusses the caring motivational system as fundamental, innate, complex, and sophisticated. Arguments supporting these ... More


Part IV Introduction

Ofra Mayseless

in The Caring Motivation: An Integrated Theory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199913619
eISBN:
9780190299002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199913619.003.0022
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Part IV includes a presentation of a conceptual model of caring as a motivation that builds on the insights gained from previous chapters. This part includes a delineation of the composition and ... More


Summary and Major Contributions

Ofra Mayseless

in The Caring Motivation: An Integrated Theory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199913619
eISBN:
9780190299002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199913619.003.0027
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter provides a summary and a delineation of the major contributions of this book, which deals with caring as a fundamental and encompassing human motivation. Specifically, a succinct ... More


The “Caring Motivational System”: General, Encompassing, Diverse, and Flexible (Similarity and Diversity)

Ofra Mayseless

in The Caring Motivation: An Integrated Theory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199913619
eISBN:
9780190299002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199913619.003.0024
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter discusses the caring motivational system as general, encompassing, diverse, and flexible and provides indications for each of these characteristics. The varied and different care ... More


The Concept of Drive in the Light of Contemporary Psychoanalytic Theorizing

Otto F. Kernberg

in Contemporary Controversies in Psychoanalytic Theory, Techniques, and Their Applications

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300101393
eISBN:
9780300128369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300101393.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter introduces drives, which are seen as very individualized, displaceable, and malleable unconscious motivational systems. It is believed that self psychology may actually be considered as ... More


Clothing the New Emperor: Creating the Cult of Napoleon

Michael J. Hughes

in Forging Napoleon's Grande Armée: Motivation, Military Culture, and Masculinity in the French Army, 1800-1808

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737484
eISBN:
9780814708279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737484.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter demonstrates that Napoleon's image making was a critically important facet of the French army's motivational system. Because Napoleon required the army's support to achieve his political ... More


Devoted Soldiers and Reluctant Conquerors: The Rank and File

Michael J. Hughes

in Forging Napoleon's Grande Armée: Motivation, Military Culture, and Masculinity in the French Army, 1800-1808

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737484
eISBN:
9780814708279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737484.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter explains why common soldiers fought for Napoleon, as many soldiers showed indifference to the cult of Napoleon. Napoleonic propaganda failed to transform them into dedicated grognards, ... More


Fear for Your Life: The Appeals, Functions, and Effects of Horror

Mathias Clasen

in Why Horror Seduces

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190666507
eISBN:
9780190666545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190666507.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Why are so many people attracted to horror given its well-documented negative psychological effects, such as increased vigilance and sleep disruptions? In attempting to explain the paradox of horror, ... More


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