A Glossary of Descriptive Psychology Concepts

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  1. The "motivation" aspect of behavior. This parameter of behavior provides a place to specify that.


     =  <I, W, K, KH, P, A, PC, S>

  2. Behaviors are partly different via a wanted state of affairs, and the Want parameter provides a place to specify what that state of affairs is.
  3. Successful behavior consists of achieving the wanted state of affairs.

Values of the Want parameter are necessarily also part of the values of the Know parameter, but not vice versa.