If we split the rankings by gender, we see several interesting patterns. The graph below is sorted by broad motivation category (i.e., achievement, social, and immersion) and then popularity. First of all, we see that there were no substantial differences between genders in the top three motivations (i.e., progress, immersion, and explore). Within the achievement category, we see that men were about 3 times more likely to pick competition, analysis, and power as their primary motivation than women. And within the social category, women were about twice as likely to pick socializing and making friends as their primary motivation than men. It is worth noting that within both the achievement and social categories, there was one component where gender differences were comparatively minor, the progress and teamwork motivations respectively.
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