The Psychology Of Fitness

Mindsets, Body Types and Everything In Between

Quote of the Day ~ 8/18/10

“My doubting the behaviorists’ dogma only added to my resolve that the questions so many people ask – namely, ‘How do I motivate people to learn? to work? to do their chores? or to take their medicine?’ – are the wrong questions.  They are wrong because they imply that motivation is something that gets done to people rather than something that people do.” 

~ Edward L. Deci in his book on Self-Motivation, Why We Do What We Do

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