SDT 2023

Join us in Orlando, May 31 - June 3, 2023, for the 8th International Self-Determination Theory Conference - the most significant program on SDT!

Self-Determination Theory

The leading theory in human motivation. Based on motivational science from top experts around the world.

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Our Science Editors curate suggested readings, videos, posts, and podcasts, bridging the gap between theory and practice.

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Self-Determination Theory
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September 16, 2022, 3:04 PM

It's finally here! Early Bird Registration NOW OPEN for the Self-Determination Theory Conference

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Learn more about SDT. Explore our in-depth library of research studies published by the most prominent motivational researchers.

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Measuring motivation, engagement, and wellbeing is what we do. Check out our questionnaires for assessing the theory’s constructs across many settings.

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Hear what the leading motivational experts and scholars have to say. Bridging the gap between the science and people’s daily lives.

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