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Intrinsic Motivation

Author: Edward L Deci
Publisher: Boston, MA : Springer US, 1975.
Series: Perspectives in social psychology.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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I The Nature of Intrinsic Motivation.- 1. Some Comments on the "Why" of Behavior.- Mechanistic Approaches.- Organismic Approaches.- About This Book.- 2. Conceptualizations of Intrinsic Motivation.- Drive-Theory Accounts.- Optimal Stimulation.- The Reduction of Uncertainty.- Competence and Self-Determination.- Concluding Comments.- Summary.- 3. Intrinsic Motivation and Development.- The Intrinsic Motivation of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edward L Deci
ISBN: 9781461344469 1461344468 9781461344483 1461344484
OCLC Number: 840282742
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: I The Nature of Intrinsic Motivation.- 1. Some Comments on the "Why" of Behavior.- Mechanistic Approaches.- Organismic Approaches.- About This Book.- 2. Conceptualizations of Intrinsic Motivation.- Drive-Theory Accounts.- Optimal Stimulation.- The Reduction of Uncertainty.- Competence and Self-Determination.- Concluding Comments.- Summary.- 3. Intrinsic Motivation and Development.- The Intrinsic Motivation of Development.- The Development of Intrinsic Motivation.- Summary.- 4. The Intrinsic Motivation of Behavior.- A Cognitive View of Behavior.- Stimulus Inputs.- Awareness of Potential Satisfaction.- Goal Selection.- Goal-Directed Behavior.- Rewards and Satisfaction.- Summary.- II Extrinsic Rewards and Intrinsic Motivation.- 5. Cognitive Evaluation Theory: Effects of Extrinsic Rewards on Intrinsic Motivation.- Change in Perceived Locus of Causality.- Change in Competence and Self-Determination.- Two Aspects to Rewards.- Summary.- Author's Note.- 6. Cognitive Dissonance Theory: Effects of Insufficient Justification on Intrinsic Motivation.- Dissonance and Intrinsic Motivation.- Dissonance and Attitudes.- Dissonance and Motives.- Summary.- 7. Inequity and Intrinsic Motivation.- Equity Theory.- Overpayment Inequity.- Underpayment Inequity.- Summary.- 8. Implications and Applications.- Intrinsic Motivation and Education.- Organizational Motivation.- Summary.- III Related Issues.- 9. Pro-Attitudinal Advocacy: Effects of Extrinsic Rewards on Attitudes.- Self-Perception Theory.- Psychological Reactance.- Summary.- 10. Attribution and Motivation.- The Attribution of Motivation.- The Process of Making Attributions.- The Motivation of Attribution.- Summary.- 11. Perceiving Intrinsic Motivation in Oneself and Others.- Personal Knowledge and External Forces.- The Actor and the Observer.- Summary.- References.- Author Index.
Series Title: Perspectives in social psychology.
Responsibility: by Edward L. Deci.

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It also considers how changes in intrinsic motivation relate to changes in attitudes, how people attribute motivation to each other, how the attribution process is motivated, and how the process of  Read more...

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