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cognitive-evaluation theory

A theory dealing with the effect of extrinsic rewards on intrinsic motivation. It assumes that intrinsically motivated behaviour is affected by a person's innate need to feel competent and ...

cognitive‐evaluation theory

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A Dictionary of Psychology (4 ed.)

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2015

...‐evaluation theory n. Another name for the cognitive-appraisal theory...

cognitive evaluation theory

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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2007
Subject:
Science and technology, Medicine and health
Length:
129 words

... evaluation theory A theory dealing with the effect of extrinsic rewards on intrinsic motivation . It assumes that intrinsically motivated behaviour is affected by a person's innate need to feel competent and self-determining in dealing with the environment. The theory asserts that there are two main ways extrinsic rewards affect intrinsic motivation. First, the reward may have a controlling affect by being perceived as the primary reason for participating in an activity. Secondly, a reward may have an informational aspect, which affects the...

cognitive-evaluation theory

cognitive-evaluation theory  

A theory dealing with the effect of extrinsic rewards on intrinsic motivation. It assumes that intrinsically motivated behaviour is affected by a person's innate need to feel competent and ...
1 Thessalonians

1 Thessalonians   Reference library

Philip F. Esler and Philip F. Esler

The Oxford Bible Commentary

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2022
Subject:
Religion
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15,718 words
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Oxford University Press

...research, have the potential to throw light on this absorbing picture of the future dating to the very early stages of the Christ-movement. First, within social-identity theory (a sub-area of social psychology—cf. 1 thess c.5–8), a group's distinctive orientation towards the future can help foster among the members a cognitive sense of belonging to the group, and also nourish the evaluative and emotional dimensions of membership. In other words, the members tell themselves who they are—and in a very positive way—in relation to where they are going. A striking...

Rethinking Islam Today

Rethinking Islam Today   Reference library

Mohamed Arkoun

Liberal Islam: A Sourcebook

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2022
Subject:
Religion
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12,624 words
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Oxford University Press

...Age of a new thought, since the 1950s). Before we move ahead in the search for an unfettered way of thinking Islam today, it is worth noting some theories on the medieval system of intelligibility as it is shown in Ghazzali and Ibn Rushd's discussion. 1. Both thinkers accept the cognitive priority of revealed truth in the Qur'an. Reason has to be submitted totally to this clearly formulated truth (Ghazzali) or to be elaborated as a coherent...

Class

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An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

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2009
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History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Literature
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6,846 words
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Oxford University Press

...to a society like eighteenth-century England, which experienced sharp social conflict but where the contesting parties remained within a mental horizon dominated by the gentry and did not have a clear or sustained conception of conflicting class interests within their cognitive system. More recently, the issue has resurfaced in the form of whether a language of class is indispensable for expressing a consciousness of class, especially when it is clear that radicals and oppositionists, even between 1789 and 1839 , frequently structured their...

cognitive-appraisal theory

cognitive-appraisal theory  

A theory of emotions according to which arousal provides the basis for any emotion, but the quality of the emotion is provided by the person's interpretation of its cause, the specific emotion that ...
self-determination theory

self-determination theory  

(SDT)A theory of motivation concerned with the development and functioning of personality within social contexts, including sport. The theory focuses on the degree to which human behaviours are made ...
information aspect

information aspect  

In cognitive evaluation theory, the extent to which extrinsic rewards provide positive feedback about an outcome and thereby increase intrinsic motivation by enhancing feelings of competence. ...
controlling aspect

controlling aspect  

The extent to which extrinsic rewards affect an athlete's perception of what controls his or her behaviour; it is an important component of cognitive evaluation theory. Rewards that encourage ...
active audience theory

active audience theory  

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Media studies
The view (particularly associated with mass-media usage) that the audiences are not merely passive receptacles for imposed meanings (see hypodermic model) but rather individual audience members who ...
Guilford's cube

Guilford's cube  

A multifactorial model of the structure of intellect (SOI) developed and refined from 1946 onwards by the US psychologist J(oy) P(aul) Guilford (1897–1987) and usually depicted as an object loosely ...
estrangement-effect

estrangement-effect  

Bertolt Brecht's term (also sometimes translated as alienation-effect) for the moment in a work of art when that which used to appear natural suddenly appears historical, when that which was thought ...
extrinsic motivation

extrinsic motivation  

An incentive to do something that arises from factors outside the individual, such as rewards or penalties. The promise of a bonus if one meets agreed performance targets is an obvious example of ...
metacognition

metacognition  

Knowledge and beliefs about one's own cognitive processes, an important class of metacognition being metamemory. The term is also sometimes applied to regulation of cognitive functions, including ...
film theory

film theory  

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The aesthetic, historical, and/or ideological analysis of film, or the academic study of the nature of the cinematic experience, as distinguished from film criticism, which is typically concerned ...
National Foundation for Educational Research

National Foundation for Educational Research  

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(NFER)In existence since 1946, NFER is a registered charity with a wide portfolio of activity in the field of educational research and testing. Its stated aim is to ‘improve education and training, ...
emotion

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A Dictionary of Psychology (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2015

... n. Any short-term evaluative, affective, intentional, psychological state, including happiness, sadness, disgust, and other inner feelings. See also affect , Cannon–Bard theory , cognitive-appraisal theory , iaps , James–Lange theory , mirror neuron , personal construct theory , primary emotions . Compare mood . emotional adj . [From Latin e - away + movere, motum to move + - ion indicating an action, process, or...

extrinsic motivation

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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2007

...money, and trophies. Extrinsic motivation may encourage a person with a low motivation for success, or one with a high motivation to avoid failure, to take part in an achievement situation, contrary to what is expected from the McClelland–Atkinson model . Compare cognitive evaluation theory...

controlling aspect

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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2007

...aspect The extent to which extrinsic rewards affect an athlete's perception of what controls his or her behaviour; it is an important component of cognitive evaluation theory . Rewards that encourage athletes to attribute their participation to external causes can reduce internal motivation . Compare information aspect...

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