…what matters isn’t how motivated people are, but how people are motivated. And intrinsic motivation is real, pervasive, and powerful. Every time a child loses herself in creating an elaborate Lego structure, or asks for markers so she can draw a dinosaur, or writes a poem just for the hell of it, or persists in asking “But why?” so she can understand something more fully, we’re looking at another example of intrinsic motivation.
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