Covid-19 Project: “Meaning in the Coronavirus crisis”

April 16, 2020 by Shannon

SDT scholars in Finland are going to run a daily diary study on ’Meaning in the Coronavirus crisis’. It will measure – using one-item scales – the following constructs:* Daily meaningfulness* Daily autonomy* Daily competence* Daily relatedness* Daily beneficence* Positive affect* Negative affect* Fear* Vitality* Hope* Optimism* Pessimism* Meliorism For more information on this study...

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Large Covid SDT Project in Belgium

April 1, 2020 by Shannon

Since the beginning of the Covid-19 lockdown, SDT researchers have collected a large data sample on Belgian citizens’ motivation which has become a motivation barometer that reveals interesting findings.

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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

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