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Synonyms for motivation

Synonyms for motivation

something that encourages

a basis for an action or a decision

Synonyms for motivation

the psychological feature that arouses an organism to action toward a desired goal

the condition of being motivated

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the act of motivating

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In addition, it was expected that persistent players should report lower ego orientation, introjected and external motivation toward their sport than withdrawn players.
In order to minimize the latent factors of self-determined forms of motivation within the proposed model, an integrated single score, termed relative autonomous motivation was created (Hagger, Chatzisarantis, & Harris, 2006; Hem & Hagger, 2007).
Finally, a brief discussion regarding the results of the study will be presented, along with a summary of the importance of intrinsic motivation and self determination in educational environments.
According to Richard Ryan and Edward Deci, intrinsic motivation is an innate concept.
To study the relationship between academic motivation variables and demographic variables, Kruskal-Wallis test, chi-square, t-test and correlation coefficient were used.
General academic motivation among all students was 47-134 with the mean of 103.
Implicit motivations included childhood personal abuse, repressed sexuality, and a lack of sexual information.
Caption: Natasha Knack says the goal is to better identify the motivations behind offenders in order to treat them.
Temporary pain relievers didn't eliminate the motivation drain triggered by pain from nerve injury and inflammation.
Galanin and the nucleus accumbens cells probably aren't the only factors in reducing motivation, Malenka says.
Great minds have battled back and forth over the years as to whether motivation is strictly driven by external factors or internal ones, but current thinking suggests we should approach learning more intrinsically and less extrinsically.
For more thoughts from Pokorny and other motivation experts, visit the Maritz Motivation Solutions Blog, or follow Pokorny on Twitter @michpoko.
Studies have identified lack of motivation as a primary reason for underachievement (Scheel et al.
A questionnaire was developed by combining four recognized scales to assess motivation (Sport Motivation Scale), perception of success (Perception of Success Questionnaire), sport satisfaction (Sport Satisfaction Questionnaire) and importance of physical education (Importance of Physical Education).
Motivation emerges from commitment for sincere intentions.