Beginner’s Guide to Gamification (20 of 90): Left Brain vs Right Brain Core Drives (Intrinsic vs Extrinsic)

Episode 20: Left Brain vs Right Brain Core Drives (Intrinsic vs Extrinsic Motivation)

Finally a new episode with the Beginner’s Guide to Gamification! In this episode, I talk about the differences between Left Brain and Right Brain Core Drives, which coincide with Intrinsic vs Extrinsic motivation that we often hear a lot about in other pieces of work. I also talk about some strategies on how to make an experience more intrinsic.

In this lesson, I take the viewer to my Hawaii Honey-Moon (which is like the only time I get to work on this), Norway, California, India, Kingdom of Bahrain, and Shenzhen China.


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9 thoughts on “Beginner’s Guide to Gamification (20 of 90): Left Brain vs Right Brain Core Drives (Intrinsic vs Extrinsic)”

  1. Went to Hawaii for my 6-monthiversary. Great fun. My wife was a sport and flew in a glider with me. I think she white-knuckled it the whole time. She did it all for me. God lover her. 🙂 Lots of good memories during that trip.

  2. Very interesting, but what about Meaning & Calling and Avoidance & Loss? Are they kinda neutral or more Extrinsic/Intrinsic?
    If i have to guess, I would say they are both Intrinsic although Meaning is naturally Human while Avoidance is artificial and induced in Human thinking.

    1. Eh…coming out soon. I’m editing the next 4 batches, but the footage is still there.

      Just busy pushing out my book and client work 🙁

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