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Question: Which of the following exemplifies extrinsically motivated behavior?

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  1.  Babysitting your younger brother in order to receive your parents' approval.
  2.  Dating an abusive partner because you believe you don't deserve good treatment.
  3.  Jerking your hand back from a hot burner.
  4.  Mowing your elderly neighbor's lawn because you believe it is the right thing to do.

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1. Babysitting your younger brother in order to receive your parents' approval.

'Babysitting your younger brother in order to receive your parents' approval' exemplifies extrinsically motivated behavior.


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Extrinsic motivation refers to behavior that is driven by external rewards. These rewards can be tangible, such as money or grades, or intangible, such as praise or fame. Read more (link)

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