Date of Award
Program or Major
Doctor of Philosophy
A number of studies have demonstrated that the presence of an external reward reduces intrinsic motivation. Deci's (1975) theory of cognitive evaluation and Lepper, Greene and Nisbett's (1973) overjustification hypothesis account for these findings using attribution theory. Basically, these tw.
GOLDSTEIN, GARY STEPHEN, "THE EFFECTS OF COMPETITION AND EXTERNAL REWARDS ON INTRINSIC MOTIVATION" (1980). Doctoral Dissertations. 1280.