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People can alter the goals they have, however there is going to be an incredibly complex set of unconsciousgoals that one is not aware of. These goals create multiple motivations as well as multiple concerns.Also, doing well at approaching an incentive is not quite the same experience as doing well at avoiding athreat. If you think about it, your emotions are going to be different if you achieve something you arestriving for then if you are threatened and respond because you are under pressure. It makes sense thatapproach is going to have such positive affects as elation, eagerness and excitement, and such negativeaffects as frusturation, anger and sadness. (Carver, 2004 Carver, C. S. (2004). Negative affects deriving from the behavioralapproach system. Emotion, 4, 3-22. ; Carver + Harmon-Jones, 2009 Carver, C. S., + Harmon-Jones, E. (2009). Anger is an approach-relatedaffect: Evidence and implications. Psychological Bulletin, 135, 183-204. ). Avoidance involves such positive affects as relief andcontentment (when someone avoids a threat, they are relieved and content) and such negative affects asfear, guilt and anxiety.

Goals can be changed by how motivated someone is to have that goal. Some goals can be brought intoconscious awareness at various times for various reasons. Simon (1967) Simon, H. A. (1967). Motivational and emotional controls ofcognition. Psychology Review, 74, 29-39. reasoned that emotions are calls for reprioritization: that emotionregarding a goal that is out of awareness eventually induces people to give that goal a higher priority.The stronger the emotion, the stronger the claim for higher priority. Affect pulls the out-of-awarenessinto awareness.

Simon's analysis applies readily to negative feelings, such as anxiety and frustration. If you promised yourspouse you would go to the post office today and you've been too busy, the creeping of the clock towardclosing time can cause an increase in frustration or anxiety (or both). The stronger the affect, the morelikely the goal it concerns will rise in priority until it comes into awareness and becomes thereference for behavior.

Therefore, it makes sense that the main goal you have and you know you have can reliquish its place. You areconstantly shifting the goals you have, you simply might not be aware that you are doing this. If youthink about it, people unconsciously might create many goals that they don't think about because they don'tunderstand that they are motivated to do those things. They simply don't know that they are trying to reachcertain objectives clearly. Take for instance sexual goals - people probably do many things to enhancesexual feelings without being aware that that is the motivation behind other goals they are consciouslystriving to achieve.

Emotionally people have many desires - all of these emotions are going to create and alter the variousgoals that people have (conscious and unconscious). If you think about that further, on a moment-by-momentbasis your emotions are going to be altered continuously by various goals - your emotions aregoing to be creating goals, objectives and whatnot. For instance, even with simple activities you may havean emotional goal that you aren't aware of. Say you are opening a door - maybe a previous event caused youto slow down when opening the door and going into the next area because your motivation was decreased so youweren't as excited about moving onto the next activity in your life.

Questions & Answers

what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
I only see partial conversation and what's the question here!
Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
yes that's correct
I think
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
How we are making nano material?
what is a peer
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
What is STMs full form?
scanning tunneling microscope
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
sciencedirect big data base
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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