https://web.stanford.edu/dept/psychology/cgi-bin/drupalm/system/files/A%20social-cognitive%20approach_0.pdf

The research performed by Carol Dwett and Ellen Legget, on behalf of Harvard University and University of Illinois, identifies factors that determine the development of motivation in learners. It outlines the affect of environment, and intrinsic personality on the motivation that students develop towards their goals in personal and academic life.