Self-Determination Theory: What Motivates You?

Self-Determination Theory: What Motivates You?
Self-Determination Theory (SDT) was developed by Richard M. Ryan and Edward L. Deci, professors of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology at the University of Rochester. The theory posits that “people¬†have innate psychological needs that are the basis for self-motivation and personality integration.” Beyond the more popular external factors that motivate us like reward systems/ wealth and outside opinions/ reputation,... Read More