Is Usage of Praise able to Enhance the Motivation of College/University Students?

Based on the results of one study, a significant relationship between gender and praise was found, with women tending to display more intrinsic motivation when they didn’t receive praise than when they did, whereas men were found to be more intrinsically motivated when they did receive praise.

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1: "Praise, Involvement, And Intrinsic Motivation.," Journal of Personality and Social Psychology , 1987, by R Koestner, M Zuckerman. (Citations: 160).

Abstract 1. In this experiment, we examined the relation between content of praise, type of involvement, and intrinsic motivation. College students were introduced to a hidden-figure task in either an ego-involving (ie, testlike) or task-involving (ie, gamelike) manner and ...


References:

1: "Praise, Involvement, And Intrinsic Motivation.," Journal of Personality and Social Psychology , 1987, by R Koestner, M Zuckerman. (Citations: 160).

Abstract 1. In this experiment, we examined the relation between content of praise, type of involvement, and intrinsic motivation. College students were introduced to a hidden-figure task in either an ego-involving (ie, testlike) or task-involving (ie, gamelike) manner and ...



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