In an after-school program, researchers looked at two different groups of kids: 1) Kids who joined the program because they wanted to, and 2) the group that joined the after-school program because others encouraged them to.

They found that students whose behaviour was self-directed and had joined because they wanted to saw more pro-social behavior as well as an increase in autonomy and self-efficacy.

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