Is Motivation Internal or External?
the act of motivating, with a reason to act in a certain way
Motivation comes mostly from external sources
External rewards can also be a source of feedback, allowing people to know when their performance has achieved a standard deserving of reinforcement.
Too much of something is never good
Extrinsic rewards are an important tool in motivating behavior, but experts caution that they should be used with caution, especially with children. Extrinsic motivators are best applied in situations where people have little initial interest in performing the activity or in cases where basic skills are lacking.
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