Advertisement

Theoretical background

  • Florian BrühlmannEmail author
Chapter
Part of the BestMasters book series (BEST)

Abstract

In this section, self-determination theory, the role of context and the perception of failing will be discussed. Self-determination theory (SDT) has a rich body of research concerning the effects of external events on intrinsic and extrinsic motivation (Cerasoli, Nicklin & Ford, 2014). The majority of research in gamification draws from this theory (Seaborn & Fels, 2015) to predict and explain the effects of game design elements on motivation since many of the common game design elements applied in gamified services use some form of reward.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Allgemeine Psychologie und MethodologieUniversität BaselBaselSwitzerland

Personalised recommendations