EXTRINSIC INTEREST

describes the participation or otherwise engagement in a task, by an individual, with which the driving force behind is the hope or interest in gaining a reward from the participation.

EXTRINSIC INTEREST: "Most participants in groups where there is no real reward for their participation have an extrinsic interest in the role."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "EXTRINSIC INTEREST," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/extrinsic-interest/ (accessed December 12, 2018).
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