Extrinsic

Extrinsic means external of oneself (e.g., extrinsic reward - reward provided by others to encourage certain behaviors).

Source: adapted from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/extrinsic

Contextual Use: Johnny's access to scaffolds such as self pacing, checklists, or intermittent breaks provides him with extrinsic supports to sustain his attention.

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