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Does Your Brain Prefer Intrinsic or Extrinsic Rewards?

The answer might surprise you.

Does Your Brain Prefer Intrinsic or Extrinsic Rewards?
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Intrinsic rewards come from within us, such as a sense of satisfaction or achievement. The sense of pleasure could also come from completing a task or learning something new. Extrinsic rewards come from external factors, such as money or praise. Both types of rewards can affect our brains in different ways.

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