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"Motivation" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Those factors which cause an organism to behave or act in either a goal-seeking or satisfying manner. They may be influenced by physiological drives or by external stimuli.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Motivation" by people in this website by year, and whether "Motivation" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 232 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 22 publications in 2021
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