Sarah Avery (dr_pretentious) wrote,
Sarah Avery
dr_pretentious

In Which I Address Awards Controversies Slantwise With Stuff Nobody Else Seems To Be Saying

Come check out my new post on Black Gate. It's an essay on awards and the psychology of motivation, with a studies-have-shown riff about why motivation doesn't work the way most of us have been led to think it does, and a pull-the-wool-over-your-own-eyes riff about preserving self-motivation from stuff that might deplete it.
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