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Unformatted text preview: • Lower performance anxiety • Better skill development and higher performance level Achievement Motivation (Family) • Cognitively stimulating home fosters intrinsic motivation • Encouragement rewards increases motivation for success • Ignoring achievement and punishing failure increases fear of failure • Encouraging mastery of skill develops mastery orientation Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Motivation • Intrinsic Motivation : Doing something for its own sake • Extrinsic Motivation: Doing something for an external reward • Which goal orientation is which? Which orientation is best? • Combination of Mastery and Ego-Approach • Intrinsic Motivation: Mastery • Extrinsic Motivation: Ego-approach • Ego-avoidance generally bad Effect of rewards on Motivation Psychology Lecture February 14, 2008 • Type of task (boring) • Type of reward (Praise, works better than just gifts) • Expected? • Performance-contingent?...
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- Spring '08
- Mastery Extrinsic Motivation