Figure 1.

Model Describing Internalization and Human Motivation. Model shows different types of motivation and regulation continuum reflecting varying degrees of internalization and self-determination. This continuum reflects a simplex-ordered structure, evident when the correlation between scales measuring adjacent types of motivation such as external regulation and introjected regulation is higher than the correlation between dimensions that lie further apart such as external regulation and identified regulation. Adapted from [68].

Silva et al. BMC Public Health 2008 8:234   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-8-234
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