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Descriptor in English: Motivation
Descriptor in Spanish: Motivación
Descriptor in Portuguese: Motivação
Descriptor in French: Motivation
Entry term(s): Disincentive
Disincentives
Expectation
Expectations
Incentive
Incentives
Motivations
Tree number(s): F01.658
F01.752.543.500.750
Scope note: 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.
Annotation: human & animal
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
See also the descriptors: Cognitive Dissonance MeSH
Intention MeSH
Libido MeSH
DeCS UI: 9234
Descriptor UI: D009042
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/02/27
Motivation - Preferred
Concept UI M0014109
Scope note 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.
Preferred term Motivation
Entry term(s) Motivations
Disincentives - Narrower
Concept UI M0014107
Preferred term Disincentives
Entry term(s) Disincentive
Expectations - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M000640712
Preferred term Expectations
Entry term(s) Expectation
Incentives - Narrower
Concept UI M0014108
Preferred term Incentives
Entry term(s) Incentive



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