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The Detrimental Effects of Extrinsic Promises

The Detrimental Effects of Extrinsic Promises

Extrinsic rewards can diminish intrinsic motivation, leading to lower engagement and performance over time.

  • Extrinsic rewards can stifle the natural curiosity and motivation to learn seen in children
  • Promising rewards for activities can reduce interest and enjoyment, as seen in experiments with children
  • Relying on external incentives erodes the intrinsic drive to explore, learn, and achieve

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High School Reading Teacher. Book lover. Sharing insights to inspire discovery. "Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body." – Joseph Addison

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