SECONDARY DRIVE

Impetus not related to a biological need. Learned impetus which is advanced due to correlation with the primary drive. Also known as: acquired drive.

SECONDARY DRIVE: "The secondary drive might push an individual to alter their appearance in order to fit more smoothly into society."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SECONDARY DRIVE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/secondary-drive/ (accessed May 27, 2020).
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