Characteristics of the rewarder and intrinsic motivation of the rewardee (Deci et al., 1981)

Deci, E. L., Nezlek, J., & Sheinman, L. (1981). Characteristics of the rewarder and intrinsic motivation of the rewardee. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 40(1), 1-10. Most of the studies on the effects of rewards and constraints have indicated that rewards decrease intrinsic motivation. However, many activities for which intrinsic motivation seems desirable occur … Continue reading