How to Get Back on Track with Motivation & Habits

    It happens to all of us: you are going strong with a project, with learning something new, with a new habit or two … and things go sideways. You get derailed. This is a critical junction. If you let yourself quit, all your time and effort up until now has been for naught. If you […]

    Robin Hood effects’ on motivation in math

    Source: Universitaet Tübingen Summary:Students from families with little interest in math benefit more from a school intervention program that aims at increasing math motivation than do students whose parents regard math as important. A study indicates the intervention program has a “Robin Hood effect” which reduces the “motivational gap” between students from different family backgrounds […]

    Former Knoxville woman turns tragedy into motivation

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) To succeed in life, many believe in goals and sometimes it’s all about the motivation behind those goals. A woman, who grew up in Knoxville, is turning tragedy into motivation to meet those goals. Chanekka Pullen’s goal was to graduate college. In 2013 she was only one year away from getting her degree. […]

  • Foodlink’s Julia Tedesco found motivation in not fitting in

    If you could go back in time and give yourself advice, what would you say? Dear Julia, You are 11 years old, and you have just been cast as a “hunter” in your ballet studio’s production of Peter and the Wolf. As if that isn’t humiliating enough, there are three hunters on the casting list—the small, […]

    Player motivation, part 2: Popular psychological models

    Instead of intro Hello my name is Andrii Goncharuk, but you can call me Andy, I’m a game designer working in Ubisoft, and to be honest… I’m lost right now… From part one we established a lot of things and found out how our memory and emotions works, but why? What it gives? —   *disclaimer* […]

    8 Places Successful People Find Their Motivation

    Barbara Corcoran. CREDIT: Getty Images A lot of us struggle with motivation — especially after a personal or business failure. Not to be cold, but at some point we all have those moments when either an internal or external forces zaps our motivation. The difference with successful people is that no matter what’s going on […]

    A midterm preference for Democrats, but without anti-Trump motivation (POLL)

    A majority of Americans polled prefer to see the next Congress controlled by the Democrats to counter President Donald Trump rather than by the Republicans to support him — but without the level of anti-Trump motivation the opposition party may be banking on. Despite Trump’s historically low approval rating, opposition to him does not produce appreciably more 2018 […]