To-Do App Shows How Feedback Loops Are Critical To Motivation

To-Do App Shows How Feedback Loops Are Critical To Motivation
technology

The emergence of game-based systems illuminates the basic principles of human motivation.

Kyle Studstill
  • 9 july 2010

A primary principle in studies of behavior and motivation is the idea of the feedback loop; this basic concept describes a cycle initiated by us engaging in some behavior or action, that action impacting something external, and that external thing responding back to us in a way that we can infer the link between how x action causes y result.

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