increased their creativity in next tasks. (Study 1 and 2)

Study 3 reported that reward promised for creativity increased college students’ creative task performance.

Second, expected reward for high performance might increase creativity. Everythin by enhancing perceived self-determination and, therefore, internal task interest.

Study 4 found that employees’ internal job interest conveyed a positive relationship between expected reward for high performance and creative suggestions offered at work. ”

Incremental Effects of Reward on Creativity“; Robert Eisenberger; Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 81(4):728-41 · November 2001