The Intrinsic Motivation of Richard Ryan and Edward Deci

Psychologists Richard Ryan, left and Edward Deci, developed the Self-Determination Theory (SDT) of motivation, which toppled the dominant belief that the best way to get human beings to perform tasks is to reinforce their behavior with rewards. In 1977, two young psychologists at the University of Rochester met and had a conversation that would change … Continue reading The Intrinsic Motivation of Richard Ryan and Edward Deci