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Drive-Reduction Theory

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In terms of drive-reduction theory, what best describes a drive?

A

A rigidly patterned and unlearned behavior characteristic of a species.

B

Anything that is perceived as having positive or negative value in motivating behavior.

C

An aroused, motivated state that is often triggered by a physiological need.

D

The need to seek out activities that fulfill self-esteem requirements.

E

An unconscious repressed desire for pleasure.