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Explain the condition of learned helplessness and how does it affect motivation?

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Learned helplessness is a psychological condition in which a human has learned to believe that a situation that they find themselves in is helpless, and they have no way to make things better, or improve their condition. They h believe that they have no control over their situation and that whatever they do is pointless, since it wont result in a change or an improvement. As a result, they will become passive in the face of an ...