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Kurt Lewin (the Zeigarnik effect)

the tendency to recall uncompleted tasks more easily than completed tasks. uncompleted tasks motivates completion

2

task is not completed and you feel tense and want to get rid of the stress. what type of reinforcement is this?

neg reinforcement

3

what is Lewins motivational concept ?

Need

4

system (region)

when a person is in a state of tension

5

positive valiance

exists when a person thinks the region will reduce tension

6

Vector

a force that arises from a need and determines the persons psychological environment

7

the life space

the space where psychological activities occur (thoughts)