Definitions for "Intrinsic motivation"
the desire to engage in an activity because we enjoy it or find it interesting, not because of external rewards or pressures
the desire to perform a behavior for its own sake. (400)
Motivation to perform an activity because of the value or pleasure associated with that activity, rather than for an apparent biological goal or purpose. go to glossary index
Keywords:  drive, internal, well
our internal drive to do well.