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Motivation vs Manipulation - What's the difference?

motivation | manipulation |

As nouns the difference between motivation and manipulation

is that motivation is (label) motivation while manipulation is manipulation.

motivation

Noun

(en noun)
  • Willingness of action especially in behavior
  • The action of motivating.
  • Something which motivates.
  • An incentive or reason for doing something.
  • (advertising) a research rating that measures how the rational and emotional elements of a commercial affect consumer intention to consider, visit, or buy something.
  • The motivation scores showed that 65% of people wanted to visit our website to learn more about the offer after watching the commercial.

    Derived terms

    * intrinsic motivation * extrinsic motivation

    References

    * (sense) The Advertising Research Handbook Charles E. Young, Ideas in Flight, Seattle, WA, April 2005 ----

    manipulation

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The practice of manipulating or the state of being manipulated.
  • The dealer's manipulations could have removed cards from the deck.
  • The skillful use of the hands in, for example, chiropractic.
  • After a few minutes of manipulation each week, she obtained days of relief from her neck pain.
  • The management of some situation, especially for one’s own advantage.
  • He found that the new manager was known for his Machiavellian manipulations in his last two positions.
  • The usage of psychological influence over a person or situation to gain an outcome.
  • The counselor was able to reach the disturbed teen through positive psychological manipulation .

    See also

    * pedipulation ----