Unformatted text preview: fiction, or drama, you can make three dollars for an hour of your time. We are studying peoples reasons for writing 2. Subjects came to the experiment with a high level of involvement in writing a. Manipulation: subjects completed a questionnaire about their attitudes b. They either got an intrinsically based questionnaire or an extrinsically based questionnaire to predetermine their motivation for the study 3. Three important findings: a. Control group produced poems that were rated as being highly creative (not surprising since they were creative writers) b. Subjects in intrinsic motivation environment were slightly more creative than control group c. Subjects in extrinsic environment were much less creative than either control or intrinsic group Final: December 12 th 7:00 p.m. at BT West (huge indoor track behind ILR) Barton 20 multiple choice on textbook and lecture only One essay question: 7 to study, two on test, only choose one to write on...
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- Fall '07
- Intrinsic Motivation Principle