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Self-Determination Theory : Basic Psychological Needs in Motivation, Development, and Wellness

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The authors, self-determination theory co-founders, describe the theory and its philosophical and historical foundations, mini-theories, and application. They explain the concepts of the nature of organization as a feature of living things, human autonomy and connection, psychological needs, and intrinsic motivation; cognitive evaluation theory, organismic integration theory, causality orientations theory, basic psychological needs theory, goal contents theory, and relationships motivation theory; motivation and human development in families, schools, and societies; the application of the theory to psychotherapy and behavior change, health care and patient needs satisfaction, sports, physical activity, physical education, video games and virtual environments, and work and organizations; and the role of basic psychological needs in cultural contexts, economic and political systems, and other social contexts, including altruism and aggression. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 756.0
Genre: Psychology
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Guilford Pubn
Author: Richard M. Ryan & Edward L. Deci
Language: English
Street Date: February 14, 2017
TCIN: 51706549
UPC: 9781462528769
Item Number (DPCI): 248-33-1178

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