Motivation: Definition and explanation
What is motivation?
Motivation is defined as the “psychological forces that determine the direction of a person’s level of effort and a person’s level of persistence in the face of obstacles”
Motivation is in essence what is considered to be what drive behaviour, action and importantly persistence.
Extrinsic Motivation, and
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