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Motivation in Psychology Flashcards

Motivation in Psychology Flashcards
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Working for a paycheck or health benefits are examples of _____ motivation.
Extrinsic
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Even though there is the potential to earn money for collecting stamps, this hobby is more about _____ motivation.
Intrinsic
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The reason why a person behaves in a particular manner.
Motivation
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Internal factors such as enjoyment that makes a person behave in a particular manner.
Intrinsic Motivation
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External factors such as money that makes a person behave in a particular manner.
Extrinsic Motivation
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A person who likes to read for enjoyment is exhibiting this type of motivation.
Intrinsic
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Name four types of extrinsic motivation.

External Regulation

Introjected Regulation

Identification

Integrated Regulation

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Motivation, a factor that can push a person to excel; however, the lack of motivation could result in a person not being successful. Some people have an abundance of motivation whereas others do not. Even for those who are highly motivated, there are various factors that affect motivation. Extrinsic rewards motivate some people whereas intrinsic rewards push others to behave in a certain manner.

Extrinsic motivation pertains to external rewards, such as money and rewards, that drive a person to act or behave in a particular manner. Intrinsic motivation are internal rewards, such as joy, pride, and fulfillment, that drive a person to act or behave in a particular manner. With this set of flashcards, you will take a brief look at motivation and the different types/factors that affect extrinsic and intrinsic motivation.

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Name four types of extrinsic motivation.

External Regulation

Introjected Regulation

Identification

Integrated Regulation

A person who likes to read for enjoyment is exhibiting this type of motivation.
Intrinsic
External factors such as money that makes a person behave in a particular manner.
Extrinsic Motivation
Internal factors such as enjoyment that makes a person behave in a particular manner.
Intrinsic Motivation
The reason why a person behaves in a particular manner.
Motivation
Even though there is the potential to earn money for collecting stamps, this hobby is more about _____ motivation.
Intrinsic
Working for a paycheck or health benefits are examples of _____ motivation.
Extrinsic
Earning a degree so you will earn more money at your job is an example of this type of extrinsic motivation.
External Regulation
_____ is not part of your self. You are doing something in order to avoid guilt or maintain self-esteem.
Introjected Regulation
A person minors in Instructional Technology because it is relevant to being a successful teacher is exhibiting this type of extrinsic motivation.
Identification
A person who works out everyday even though he/she does not enjoy it but does see the value in doing it is exhibiting this type of extrinsic motivation.
Integrated Regulation
Name the two main categories of motivation.

Intrinsic

Extrinsic

Spending time with family is an example of this type of motivation.
Intrinsic
A person volunteers at a homeless shelter because it provides her with self fulfillment. This is an example of _____ motivation.
Intrinsic
Seven factors to increase intrinsic motivation.

Challenge

Curiosity

Control

Fantasy

Competition

Cooperation

Recognition

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