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Intrinsic Motivation: Definition and application

Intrinsic Motivation: Definition and application
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What is Intrinsic Motivation? 

Intrinsic motivation refers to behaviour that is driven by internal rewards. For example, someone who plays football because they like it and it makes them feel good would be said to have intrinsic motivation.

See also extrinsic motivation

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