ERIC Number: EJ236058
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Publication Date: 1980
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An Examination of the Effect of Extrinsic Reinforcers on Intrinsically Motivated Behavior: Experimental and Theoretical.
Brennan, Thomas P.; Glover, John A.
Social Behavior and Personality, v8 n1 p27-32 1980
Both the directions and the directions plus reinforcement groups increased subjects' time on the task during the experimental phases. When extrinsic reinforcement and directions were removed, they maintained intrinsically motivated behaviors at levels significantly above levels observed during the baseline phase and significantly higher than the control group. (Author)
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