Quick Summary

Mainly found in CD 2, 4, 6, 8 extrinsic core drives.


Learning and behavior changes are linked by stimulus and responses.

Mainly found in CD 3, 5, 7 intrinsic core drives.


Learning is internal and is a result of mental processing new information.

Mainly found in CD3: Empowerment of Creativity and Feedback, CD4: Ownership and Possession, and CD5: Social Influence and Relatedness. This theory lives in both intrinsic and extrinsic core drives.


Knowledge is constructed by building new information upon prior knowledge and experiences.


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