Cues of working together fuel intrinsic motivation

@article{Carr2014CuesOW,
  title={Cues of working together fuel intrinsic motivation},
  author={P. B. Carr and G. Walton},
  journal={Journal of Experimental Social Psychology},
  year={2014},
  volume={53},
  pages={169-184}
}
Abstract What psychological mechanisms facilitate social coordination and cooperation? The present research examined the hypothesis that social cues that signal an invitation to work with others can fuel intrinsic motivation even when people work alone. Holding constant other factors, participants exposed to cues of working together persisted longer on a challenging task (Experiments 1 and 3), expressed greater interest in and enjoyment of the task (Experiments 1, 3, and 5), required less self… Expand

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