External Reward

[ɪkˈstɜːnl̩ rɪˈwɔːd]

An external reward is an item or service that is received for helping others. External rewards can include a variety of things, including money, gifts, praise, fame, and more. An external reward can also be avoidance of a negative outcome or a punishment.

As an example, a person might engage in a specific behaviour to avoid judgment or shame. The lack of a negative consequence is the external reward.

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Try using external rewards for getting people to stay motivated and on task.
External Reward