Asked by Kiarra Jones on Mar 10, 2024

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What differs between the perspective of evolutionary theorists and many other motivation theorists regarding the nature of social motives

A)  Most motivation theorists lump all motives together and don't distinguish between biological and social motives. 
B)  Most motivation theorists consider social motives to be innate, rather than learned. 
C)  Evolutionary theorists explain social and biological motives in terms of their adaptive value. 
D)  Evolutionary theorists argue that biological motives are more important than social motives.

Adaptive Value

The degree to which a trait or behavior enhances an organism's chances of survival and reproduction in its environment.

Evolutionary Theorists

Scholars and scientists who study and develop theories regarding the biological evolution of species, explaining traits and behaviors through natural selection.

  • Understand the impact of evolutionary theories on motivational processes.
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Gabby Koehler

Mar 10, 2024

Final Answer :
C
Explanation :
Evolutionary theorists explain social and biological motives in terms of their adaptive value, while many other motivation theorists may not consider the adaptive value of social motives or may consider them to be innate rather than learned.