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Apperception

Projecting a motive into an ambiguous external stimulus via imagery

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Diagnosticity

A tasks provides information about something

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Implicit motive

A motives assessed indirectly bc it is not accessible to consciousness

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Incentive

An action can satisfy a particular need for a person

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Inhibited power motivation

Condition of having more need for power that for affiliation but restraining it's use

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Motive

Cognitive affective cluster organized around readiness for a particular kind of experience

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Motive disposition

Dispositional tendency toward a high or low level of some motive

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Need

An unsatisfactory internal condition that motivates behaviour

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Need for achievement

The need to over come obstacles and obtain goals

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Need for affiliation

Need to form and maintain relationships and to be with people

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Need for intimacy

The need for close communication and sharing with someone else

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Need for power

The need to have influence over other people

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Personology

Study of a whole person

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Picture story exercise

A tests that uses stories written about pictures to asses motive strength through narrative fantasy

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Press

An external stimulus that increase level of a motive

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Self attributed motive

A motive that is consciously reported

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Thematic apprehension test

A particular method of assessing the strength of a motive through narrative fantasy