ERIC Number: EJ200732
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Nov
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Increasing and Decreasing Intrinsic Interest with Contingent Rewards: A Test of Cognitive Evaluation Theory.
Enzle, Michael E.; Ross, June M.
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, v14 n6 p588-97 Nov 1978
University students worked puzzles and were given a high or low value cash award, contingent on simple task completion or on attainment of a performance level, or noncontingent and unexpected. Interest in the task after reward was analyzed. Results provided substantial support for Deci's cognitive evaluation theory. (Author/SJL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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