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Cultivating a Desire to Learn

Lecture no. 19 from the course: How We Learn

Cultivating a Desire to Learn

Taught by Professor Monisha Pasupathi | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Consider how to foster the kinds of motivation that will help support learning rather than undermine it. Rewards such as good grades can backfire by reducing a student's desire to learn about a topic and willingness to persist on that topic. But what is a more effective motivation?


October 14, 2016