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1

Seals at Zoo

as soon as trainers stop with reward, seals stop performing.

2

harlow uses term intrinsic motivation

to describe why the monkey had spent hours working on puzzles.

3

as children grow, they lose what?

intrinsic motivation

4

Behaviorism appeals to psychology, and american philosophy

Behaviorism assumes there is no inherent motivation to learn.

5

Most learning done by children is due to?

child's curiosity.

6

What is Soma?

cube puzzle game.

7

what happened when participants were paid in soma game?

they lost interested in playing unless they would be paid.

8

Money is motivating but

it decreases intrinsic motivation

9

Richard Decharms believes key to intrinsic motivation lies?

in the desire to be the origin of their own actions.

10

Alienation

When you do a behavior based on instrumentality.