OPTIMAL LEVEL THEORY

any theory which stresses living beings' strife to reach optimal levels of some attribute, like arousal or stimulation, tension, foraging, or motion.

OPTIMAL LEVEL THEORY: "In accordance with optimal level theory, motivation and striving to attain achievement are primary."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "OPTIMAL LEVEL THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/optimal-level-theory/ (accessed June 25, 2017).
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