aims to explain why an event or object can influence different individuals on a different scale based on the influence on their motives and cognitive processes.

MOTIVATIONAL SELECTIVITY: "The theory of motivational selectivity explains why tasks or motivational factors effect motivate different individuals by differing degrees."
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