SDT Workshop on Education by Dr. Christopher Niemiec
December 4, 2017 by Shannon
Questions about #Education #ClassroomMotivation #SelfDeterminationTheory? Get answers from Christopher Niemiec’s recent workshop at Proyecto 50, Universidad EAFIT, Medellin, Colombia
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 […]
New Straits Time: Gaming isn’t all bad
February 13, 2017 by Shannon
February 13, 2017 / By Aiman Maulana / Once again, Self-Determination Theory’s research gains attention in Gaming. What are the surprising scientific evidences on gaming, and how do the basic psychological needs tap into gaming and wellbeing. Read More : https://www.nst.com.my/news/2017/02/212055/gaming-isnt-all-bad
Slate: Does Fighting Racism Make Racists More Racist?
December 1, 2016 by Shannon
What research on the psychology of stereotype backlash can teach us about how to combat discrimination.
Richard Ryan Faculty Biography
August 9, 2015 by Shannon
Connect Australian Catholic University Faculty Page Research Gate Page Google Scholar Page LinkedIn Twitter Richard M. Ryan, Ph.D., is a Professor at the Institute for Positive Psychology & Education at Australian Catholic University, North Sydney and Professor Emeritus in Psychology at the University of Rochester. Ryan is a clinical psychologist and co-developer of Self-Determination Theory, one of the leading theories of human […]
ISBNPA 2015 Pre-Conference Event
June 2, 2015 by Shannon
Applying Self-Determination Theory to Health-Behavior Interventions June 2, 2015 9:00am to 5:00pm Edinburgh, Scotland International Conference Centre Self-Determination Theory is one of the leading psychological theories on motivation & a powerful cornerstone to building a successful health initiative, program or intervention. In this […]
New York Times: Lawyers With Lowest Pay Report More Happiness
May 14, 2015 by Shannon
May 13th 2015. The New York Times cites self-determination theory in their article, Lawyers with Lowest Pay Report More Happiness. “Law students are famous for busting their buns to make high grades, sometimes at the expense of health and relationships, thinking, ‘Later I’ll be happy, because the American dream will be mine,’ ” said Lawrence […]
NJ.com: Outdoor ‘green’ can fight the blues
January 11, 2015 by Shannon
January 11th 2014. A study published in the Journal of Environmental Psychology in 2010 showed that spending even just 20 minutes a day in fresh air boosts vitality that is, having both physical and mental energy. “Research has shown that people with a greater sense of vitality don’t just have more energy for things they […]