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Killing Intrinsic Motivation through Rewards

Another Story from Alfie Kohn


Most of us, after all, can think of something we used to do just because we found it enjoyable – until we started getting paid for engaging in the activity, after which there was no way we could consider doing it for free. Somehow our intrinsic interest evaporated after rewards were introduced.

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