Podcast: Carrots, sticks … and other ways to motivate with Dr. Richard M. Ryan, hosted by ABC Australia, All in the Mind (2018)

March 21, 2019 by Shannon

What does it take to drag yourself off the couch and get motivated on a fitness regime? The last thing you want is for someone else to hassle you into going to the gym—it’s just not going to happen. In all areas of life, to be well motivated we need to feel autonomous and find our own internal rewards. We hear from a renowned motivational psychologist and a personal trainer about what works.

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#SDT2019 Conference Website LIVE

June 27, 2018 by Shannon

Mark your calendars: May 21-24 2019 #SDT2019. This only happens every 3 years. And this time we’ll be meeting near Amsterdam on the North Sea coast of Holland www.sdt2019.org

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New SDT Book by Ryan & Deci. Get your Special Discount Now!

August 8, 2017 by Shannon

The 2nd Printing of the Self-Determination Theory Book just released with embossed cover This long-awaited book by Richard M. Ryan and Edward L. Deci is now available around the globe!   North and South America Use discount code:  AFSDT Click here to order * discount code will auto-generate when using link above UK & Europe Use discount code:  GUIL3 […]

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InsideHigherEd: Model for Success

March 23, 2017 by Shannon

March 23, 2017 / By Colleen Flaherty New paper proposes framework for supporting the needs of pretenure faculty members, namely making sure they’re poised to find intrinsic motivation. Both hiring and signing on as a new assistant professor involve risk; if the commitment doesn’t work out, both the institution and the faculty member denied tenure have […]

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Lexia Learning’s White Paper on Choosing Educational Technology Helping Students’ Intrinsic Motivation

March 16, 2017 by Shannon

March 16, 2017 / By GlobeNewswire / Proliferation of New Educational Technology Products Raises Question of Which Features Support and Spur an Inherent Love of Learning Boston, March 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — While student motivation in traditional classroom settings is well researched, materials on how digital tools are enhancing or undermining this essential factor […]

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Self-Determination Theory in Practice: How to Create an Optimally Supportive Health Care Environment

March 10, 2017 by Shannon

By SDT faculty, Jennifer La Guardia What gets you started making a health behavior change? And what keeps you going with those changes over the long haul? This book is the most comprehensive manual to date detailing how to cultivate high-quality and lasting motivation for healthy living using the tools and strategies from Self-Determination Theory. […]

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