Saturday, February 20, 2016

Unit 11 - Motivation and Emotion

Use these resources to understand the basics of motivation and emotion. 

The power of MOTIVATION! 

...and Hank on EMOTION and over-sharing... Kanye, we're talking to you...

...and Hank on EMOTIONS and STRESS!
...and Hank discusses the psychology of sexuality

What's the difference between sex and gender? What about sexual orientation, and gender expression? This info-graphic is helpful.

What Motivated Mike?
Here is a great Nike spot with Michael Jordan talking about how failure has helped him to succeed. Thanks for reminding me of this one, Mr. Niebuhr.

If the above play button does not appear or work you can try the link below.

If the video won't play, here is the quote that Michael Jordan states during the commercial. Base your answer on this quote.

"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."
-- Michael Jordan

What do you think motivated Michael Jordan become the greatest basketball player of his era and one of the greatest in the history of the game?

Anorexia, Bulimia and other Eating Disorders... The PBS NOVA video, Dying to Be Thin is a powerful examination of anorexia. You can watch the full video here.

Here is an interesting article about the distinction between eating disorders and disordered eating:

There is a support group for people with eating disorders called ANAD- The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders. Their website has resources on eating disorders.

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