REGULATORY DRIVE

Any impulse which serves to perpetuate physiological homeostasis, making it indispensable for the continued survival of an organism. Compare to: nonregulatory drive.

REGULATORY DRIVE: "Feeling hungry can be considered an example of regulatory drive."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "REGULATORY DRIVE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/regulatory-drive/ (accessed March 30, 2020).
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