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Contains a PowerPoint presentation covering an introduction to motivational theories and motivation for hunger drive. I use this for my AP Psychology class.
The PowerPoint is HIGHLY animated and is guaranteed to capture student attention. Each slide has rich, moving media. Additionally, a guided note sheet is included in the zip file to help students follow along with the presentation.
Topics covered include:
Instinct Theory and the Evolutionary Perspective
Drive-Reduction Theory (w/ homeostasis and "push" and "pull" factors)
Arousal Theory and the Yerkes-Dodson Law
Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
Stomach Contractions and their connection to hunger
Blood Sugar Glucose and Diabetes
Brain Basis of Hunger (lateral/ventromedial hypothalamus)
Set Point Theory and Metabolism
Hunger and Culture
Eating Disorders (Bulimia and Anorexia)