Three conditions are SCIENTIFICALLY proven
to ACTIVATE the DRIVE to LEARN
See Daniel H. Pink's 2009 book "DRIVE: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us" for a brilliantly summarizes these conditions:
Those three (3) conditions which activate the natural drive to create and learn are well understood.
Not control. Not "Learn this. Now stop. Now learn that."
Mastery is a challenge, not TOO EASY, not TOO DIFFICULT, but JUST RIGHT, in the zone.
A good reason to learn something,
or an inner interest in the subject.