6 Hidden Motivators

The Power of Motivation: Crash Course Psychology #17

Table of Contents

Four Theories of Motivation:
Evolutionary Perspective
Optimal Arousal
Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
How Sex, Hunger, and the Need to Belong Motivate us

Six Hidden Motivators  


Which of the six motivators is your own primary motivator?

Which of the six motivators is your secondary motivator?

The class will break into six different groups and answer the following questions.

1) What would be your management style with each group?

2) What jobs fit which hidden motivator.

Group 1) Aesthetic – The aesthetic person sees highest value in form and harmony.

Group 2) Economic – The economic person is characteristically interested in what is useful.

Group 3) Political – The political person is interested primarily in power and control.

Group 4) Social – The highest value for this type is love of people.

Group 5) Religious – The highest value of the religious may be called unity.

Group 6) Theoretical – The dominant interest of the theoretical person is the discovery of truth.

The Science Of Motivation  

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