Flashcards in Deci - Chapter 2 Deck (10):
Seals at Zoo
as soon as trainers stop with reward, seals stop performing.
harlow uses term intrinsic motivation
to describe why the monkey had spent hours working on puzzles.
as children grow, they lose what?
Behaviorism appeals to psychology, and american philosophy
Behaviorism assumes there is no inherent motivation to learn.
Most learning done by children is due to?
What is Soma?
cube puzzle game.
what happened when participants were paid in soma game?
they lost interested in playing unless they would be paid.
Money is motivating but
it decreases intrinsic motivation
Richard Decharms believes key to intrinsic motivation lies?
in the desire to be the origin of their own actions.