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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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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course PYSCH 101 taught by Professor Shaun during the Spring '08 term at University of Iowa.
- Spring '08