SDT 2023

The 2023 Conference You Can't Miss - The 8th International Self-Determination Theory Conference! May 31 - June 3, 2023 in Orlando, Florida

Self-Determination Theory

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

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Self-Determination Theory
March 31, 2023, 1:30 PM

Adolescents may perceive parenting differently than their mothers...but, despite these differences,

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Self-Determination Theory
March 27, 2023, 3:35 PM

#SDT2023 Conference is excited to announce our Keynote Speakers. Learn more about them and their

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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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