Intrinsic Motivation: Definition and application

Extrinsic Motivation: Definition and explanation

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What is Extrinsic Motivation?

Extrinsic motivation refers to behaviour that is driven by external rewards. For example, someone who plays football largely because they are paid for playing football would be said to be extrinsically motivated.

See also:

Intrinsic Motivation

Motivation

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