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Used for:

  • Action, Psychology of
  • Drive (Psychology)
  • Psychology of action

Narrower term:

  • Achievement motivation
  • Burn out (Psychology)
  • Cognitive dissonance
  • Competition (Psychology)
  • Conflict (Psychology)
  • Developmental psychology and motivation
  • Employee motivation
  • Expectation (Psychology)
  • Goal (Psychology)
  • Incentive (Psychology)
  • Interruption (Psychology)
  • Intimidation
  • Intrinsic motivation
  • Job enrichment
  • Moral motivation
  • Motivation in adult education
  • Motivation in education
  • Motivation research (Marketing)
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Need (Psychology)
  • Personality and motivation
  • Punishment (Psychology)
  • Remotivation therapy
  • Reversal theory (Psychology)
  • Reward (Psychology)
  • Self-actualization (Psychology)
  • Social desirability
  • Threat (Psychology)
  • Wishes

Broader term:

  • Psychology




Motivation (Psychology)


Scope Note

Motivation is the driving force behind the energy required to complete a task, a lack of motivation will give rise to a lack of driving power behind completing a certain task. [Quoted from:]


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