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Mind-Body Techniques and Weight Control

In today‚Äôs industrialized world, the problems of chronic stress and obesity are becoming more and more serious. In the meantime, mindfulness-based methods such as mindful eating are getting more and more popular in recent years. The practice of mind-body techniques … Continue reading

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Motivation: A Summary of Theories, Concepts, and Substances

Motivation: A Summary of Theories, Concepts, and Substances   Theories Concepts/Structures Substances/Features Features Instinct theory Unconsciously motivated behaviors (Freud)     Drive theory Drive-reduction/homeostatic theory Optimum arousal Yerkes-Dodson law/Inverted-U Hypothesis Incentive theory Operant conditioning     Overjustification effect Motivation is … Continue reading

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