extrinsic motivation

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ex·trin·sic mo·ti·va·tion

the search for satisfaction, or to avoid dissatisfaction, through nontask aspects of the environment such as seeking comfort, safety, and security from others or through the efforts of others.
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Intrinsic and extrinsic motivation in sport and physical activity.
On the assessment of situational intrinsic and extrinsic motivation: The Situational Motivation Scale (SIMS).
The most basic form of extrinsic motivation is called External Regulation, where a person behaves under external pressures or contingencies administered by others.
However, their extrinsic motivation is a little higher than the boys studying in PYP.
Dacey, M., Baltzell, A., & Zaichkowsky, L., 2008, Older adults' intrinsic and extrinsic motivation toward physical activity.
They are classified as intrinsic and extrinsic motivation by Deci and Ryan (1985).
Motivational synergy: Toward new conceptualizations of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation in the workplace.
"Our findings hint at the important additional role of extrinsic motivation, in this case the need for the dog to be exercised even in poor weather," the authors stated.