• Home
  • Forum
  • Dictionary
  • Articles
  • Tutorials
  • Books
  • Directory
  • Share your work


Dictionary » M » Motivation

Motivation

motivation

Those factors which cause an organism to behave or act in either a goal-seeking or satisfying manner. They may be influenced by physiological drives or by external stimuli.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



Results from our forum


Are Creationists more right than evolutionists after all

... spots of cave walls and special stones inside deep, dark, narrow crevices of difficult to reach caves. This gave them confidence, concentration, motivation and discipline for big dangerous hunts 80 millennia ago. Intermingling of chaos with order makes this cosmos and increases diversity of entities ...

See entire post
by maunas
Mon Jun 11, 2012 2:58 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Are Creationists more right than evolutionists after all
Replies: 25
Views: 13285

Are Creationists more right than evolutionists after all

... spots of cave walls and special stones inside deep, dark, narrow crevices of difficult to reach caves. This gave them confidence, concentration, motivation and discipline for big dangerous hunts 80 millennia ago. Intermingling of chaos with order makes this cosmos and increases diversity of entities ...

See entire post
by maunas
Sat Jun 09, 2012 2:08 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Are Creationists more right than evolutionists after all
Replies: 25
Views: 13285

Evolution and environment question--breathing, etc

... no selective element in your scenario. You might explore some social factor for selection in breeding that drives change more rpidly. What is the motivation for "genetic engineering" in the scenario? Like central planning in economics, it sounds good but probably doesn;t work ut so well.

See entire post
by JorgeLobo
Wed May 30, 2012 11:04 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution and environment question--breathing, etc
Replies: 3
Views: 2829

Re: evolution debate

... high arches and a leg length discrepancy...Ahhh, so the shoe was designed well. The main point and difference is here is that when you know the motivation and intent of the designer...only then can you make an assumption about the purpose/quality of the design which brings me to my second point ...

See entire post
by dryan
Tue Jul 05, 2011 11:02 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: evolution debate
Replies: 63
Views: 37444

Postgraduate degree

... application is a competitive process where decision are made by looking usually at grades, but also at experience in the lab and other things (motivation,...). For example I went into a very good and demanded program while I had grades only slightly above average, because I spent a term in ...

See entire post
by canalon
Fri Dec 17, 2010 4:07 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Postgraduate degree
Replies: 12
Views: 3554
View all matching forum results

This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 2,343 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link