By Study Finds
With our attention spans growing shorter than ever we may be on the verge of a world full of underachievers. That’s because a new study finds that people who have wandering minds have trouble fulfilling their dreams, unable to stick it out when it comes to long-term goals. Read more
By Susan Krauss Whitbourne, Ph.D.
The psychology of motivation applies to all of our behavior, from the way we tend to our physical needs to the uplifting inspiration we seek from our loftiest pursuits. Revolutionizing the study of motivation, University of Rochester psychologists Richard Deci and Edward Ryan introduced Self-Determination Theory (SDT) as a way to understand how we can get the most satisfaction out of various realms of behavior from jobs to relationships. Read more