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almond-shaped neural structure in the anterior part of the temporal lobe of the cerebrum; intimately connected with the hypothalamus and the hippocampus and the cingulate gyrus; as part of the limbic system it plays an important role in motivation and emo amygdala , amygdaloid nucleus , corpus amygdaloideum
motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions conscience , moral sense , scruples , sense of right and wrong
motivation based on ideas of right and wrong ethical motive , ethics , morality , morals
spur or motivation goad , incentive , incitement , stimulus
complex neural structure (shaped like a sea horse) consisting of grey matter and located on the floor of each lateral ventricle; intimately involved in motivation and emotion as part of the limbic system; has a central role in the formation of memories hippocampus
strong spontaneous and irrational motivation irrational impulse
motivation that is inconsistent with reason or logic irrational motive
Russian actor and theater director who trained his actors to emphasize the psychological motivation of their roles (1863-1938) Konstantin Sergeevich Alekseev , Konstantin Sergeyevich Stanislavsky , Konstantin Stanislavsky , Stanislavsky
revival of a classical style (in art or literature or architecture or music) but from a new perspective or with a new motivation neoclassicism
vigor and motivation pep
(psychiatry) a defense mechanism by which your true motivation is concealed by explaining your actions and feelings in a way that is not threatening rationalisation , rationalization
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