Rationale and Choice

Basic SDT research topics

Johansen, M.Eliassen, S., Jeno, L. M. (2023) “Why is this relevant for me?”: Increasing content relevance enhances student motivation and vitality. Frontiers in Psychology, 14

Patall, E. A.Hooper, S. Y. (2017) In B. Soenens, S. Van Petegem, and M. Vansteenkiste, The role of choice in understanding adolescent autonomy and academic functioning. , Autonomy in Adolescent Development: Towards Conceptual Clarity (Studies in Adolescent Development) New York, NY: Routledge.

Steingut, R., Patall, E. A.Trimble, S. (2017) The effect of rationale on motivation and performance outcomes: A meta-analysis. Motivation Science, 3(1) ,19-50

Vandereycken, W., Vansteenkiste, M. (2009) Let eating disorder patients decide: Providing choice may reduce early drop-out from inpatient treatment. European Eating Disorders Review, 17 ,177-183

Patall, E. A.Cooper, H.Robinson, J. C. (2008) The effects of choice on intrinsic motivation and related outcomes: A meta-analysis of research findings. Psychological Bulletin, 134 ,270-300

Moller, A. C., Deci, E. L., Ryan, R. M. (2006) Choice and ego-depletion: The moderating role of autonomy. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 32 ,1024-1036

Assor, A., Kaplan, H., Roth, G. (2002) Choice is good, but relevance is excellent: Autonomy-enhancing and suppressing teacher behaviours in predicting student’s engagement in school work. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 72 ,261-278

Reeve, J., Jang, H.Harde, P.Omura, M. (2002) Providing a rationale in an autonomy-supportive way as a strategy to motivate others during an uninteresting activity. Motivation and Emotion, 26 ,183-207