SDT Co-Founder Richard Ryan presents Webinar on Physical Activity and Nutrition for the ISBNPA

November 8, 2015 by Steph Green

Richard Ryan, Co-founder of Self-Determination Theory presents a Webinar on SDT, physical activity, and nutrition, for the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA). Click here to view the Webinar: ‘Promoting Health through Engagement rather than Control: Research on Behavior Change from Self-Determination Theory’.

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New Book Release from SDT Faculty Member Valery Chirkov – ‘Fundamentals of Research on Culture and Psychology: Theory and Methods’

October 20, 2015 by Steph Green

Deemed “An excellent educational source about how to think, plan, and conduct research on culture and psychology…” by Eric Shiraev of George Mason University, it is clear that the new book release from SDT faculty member Valery Chirkov is one to add to your ‘To Read’ list under the ‘Research on Cultures‘ category. This book is...

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SDT used to decrease the substantial gender disparity amongst US STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Faculty.

October 13, 2015 by Steph Green

Eighty-one percent of US STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) university faculty members are men. A Montana State University team led by Jessi L. Smith is attempting to change this substantial gender disparity. Using Self-determination theory as their basis, they formulated a three-step intervention, a faculty recruiting procedure with each part focusing on the three...

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Richard Ryan Quick Interview in Finland

May 31, 2015 by Steph Green

In May 2015, Richard Ryan, SDT Co-Founder, traveled to Helsinki, Finland to give a Keynote Address at the Leading Passion seminar at Aalto University. He was approached for a charming quick interview by a very young researcher! Click here to watch the interview and hear Richard Ryan answer the following questions: How to stop bullying at...

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ScienCentral: Violence Not What Attracts Video Gamers, Says Study

January 16, 2009 by Shannon

Richard Ryan interviewed by ScienCentral on a new SDT study, released today, showing that “violence” is not what attracts players. This comes just a few days after a U.S. congressman proposed legislation that would brand violent video games with a health warning. The research could be reassuring news for parents. University of Rochester Press Release on...

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