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Motivation: Definition and explanation

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What is motivation? Motivation is defined as the “psychological forces that determine the direction of a person’s level of effort and a person’s level of persistence in the face of obstacles” Motivation is in essence what is considered to be what drive behaviour, action and importantly persistence. See also: Extrinsic Motivation, and Intrinsic Motivation   Back […]

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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 Back to the Oxford Review Encyclopaedia of Terms

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