Philosophy and Psychology
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The role of extrinsic motivators in increasing the academic performance of High school and College students in St. Joseph’s College of Quezon City
A Thesis Presented to the Faculty of the College of arts and Sciences
St. Joseph’s College, Quezon City
In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Hans Christian Palerit
"Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great."
(John D. Rockefeller) Learning is something common to be share with others for us to enhance it. People are free to choose their path on how they could cope up with this world. But it seems that learning have already changed through the past years. Sometimes people assumed to learn for them to grant their wishes or to fulfill something that is needed for them to accomplish without having any interest on that subject or work. Motivation is used by the people to help themselves or others in doing the given task to them. Also people’s performance are connected to motivation just like in different kinds of contest the audience are motivating the talents by clapping or making noise whenever they see their respective representatives performing. Motivation can be conceived of as a cycle in which thoughts influence behaviors, behaviors drive performance, performance affects thoughts, and the cycle begins again. Each stage of the cycle is composed of many dimensions including attitudes, beliefs, intentions, effort, and withdrawal which can all affect the motivation that an individual experiences. Motivation plays a crucial role in student learning. Because the kind of motivation that is studied or used in the specialized setting of education differs qualitatively from the more general forms of motivation studied by psychologists in other fields. Efforts at applying extrinsic motivators often do not require extensive…...