The Science Of Motivation

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Mar 312016
 

ASAP Science explains the science of motivation.

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What’s the best way to stay motivated?

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References
http://www.ajpmonline.org/article/S07… Prescribing Pleasure and Meaning Cultivating Walking Motivation and Maintenance
http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/… Rebranding exercise: closing the gap between values and behavior
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19… Desire or reason: predicting health behaviors from affective and cognitive attitudes.
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10… The role of affect and cognition in health decision making
https://home.ubalt.edu/tmitch/641/dec… Self-determination theory and the facilitation of intrinsic motivation, social development, and well-being
http://www.researchgate.net/publicati… Impulsive versus reflective influences on behavior: A theoretical framework and empirical review
http://www.researchgate.net/publicati… Doing What Feels Good (and Avoiding What Feels Bad)-a Growing Recognition of the Influence of Affect on Exercise Behavior: a Comment on Williams et al.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/… Ringing in the new year: The change processes and reported outcomes of resolutions
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1… Why Do You Regulate What You Eat? Relationships Between Forms of Regulation, Eating Behaviors, Sustained Dietary Behavior Change, and Psychological Adjustment
http://sdtheory.s3.amazonaws.com/SDT/… The Multidimensional Work Motivation Scale: Validation evidence in seven languages and nine countries
http://psycnet.apa.org/journals/edu/9… Autonomous, controlled, and amotivated types of academic motivation: A person-oriented analysis.
http://www.econstor.eu/bitstream/1041… Large stakes and big mistakes
http://www.pnas.org/content/107/49/20… Neural basis of the undermining effect of monetary reward on intrinsic motivation
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1… Expectation, fantasy, and weight loss: Is the impact of positive thinking always positive?
https://books.google.ca/books?hl=en&l… The ‘what the hell’effect: Some effects of goal proximity and goal framing on performance

The Science Of Motivation
 

Random Riddle: 3-31-2016

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Mar 312016
 
Put this on,
And warm you’ll be.
Take one off,
And an emotion, you’ll see.
 
Riddle

 

Joke Of The Day: Odd

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Mar 312016
 
Rubber Chicken A mother and father named their child “Odd”. Because of his unfortunate name, poor Odd had the worst life you could imagine.

In school, he was always picked on and had trouble making friends. In college he never fit in and struggled to gain the respect of his peers. In life he drifted from job to job, unable to find steady work. He never found the love of his life and lived a lonely bachelor.

And so one day Odd decided he couldn’t go on anymore and took his own life. In his suicide note he demanded that his grave be a blank headstone with no mention of his name, so that he could be completely and utterly forgotten.

And yet every time someone walks past his grave, they see his wordless stone and go, “That’s odd…”

 

 

The Girlfriend’s Math Lesson

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Mar 302016
 

In this video a guy stumps his girlfriend with a simple math riddle.

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https://youtu.be/4D1d8ipjblE

It’s a complicated algebra problem. She does pretty good considering that she doesn’t have pencil, paper, and a calculator.

The big brother is 4 years old. His little brother is half his age. When the big brother is 100 years old, how old will the little brother be?

Source…

 

Brain Teaser Of The Day: Multi-Word

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Mar 302016
 
I am three words,
Two of them appear the same,
Two are pronounced the same.
One is the third person use of “capable” or “permit”.
One means to sleep, but only for a bit.
The last word means a group of deer,
Perhaps now you can tell me, what words are here?

scarecrow

 

Joke Of The Day: A Rather Odd Porpoise

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Mar 302016
 
Rubber Chicken A research group on sea mammals captured a rather odd porpoise on one of its trips. Its peculiarity was that it had feet. After they had photographed and measured the poor thing, they prepared to set it free.

“Wait a minute,” said one of the researchers, “wouldn’t it be a kindness if our ship’s doctor here were to amputate the feet so that it would be like other porpoises?”

“Not on your life,” exclaimed the doctor. “That would be defeeting the porpoise.”