Motivation
Motivation is a theoretical construct used to explain behavior. It represents the reasons for people's actions, desires, and needs. Motivation can also be defined as one's direction to behavior or wha...
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Thats Why We Love Denzel Washington Best Motivational Speech Fall Forward
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Pigs can be optimists or pessimists, depending on personality and mood, study finds
You can’t keep a positive pig down. A new study finds that, like humans, pigs can be optimists or pessimists, and that the pessimists are more strongly affected by their current environments.
Chill Out: Stress Can Override Benefits Of Healthful Eating
Stress takes a toll on our bodies. And a new study suggests stress can diminish the benefits of more healthful food choices. But experts say a range of strategies can help people cope with stress.
Seeing Beauty Everywhere by Jay Shetty
Everything has beauty but not everyone sees it. Our mind generally operates on autopilot and therefore we follow our daily routines missing the opportunity t...
Only The Lonely - A Surprise Role For Dopamine In Social Interplay
Scientists have shown that the chemical signal dopamine plays an unexpected role in social interactions. In mice, nerve cells in the brain that release dopamine become particularly active in animals k...
Do impulsive people have less free will?
Before you consciously became aware of your decision to read this article, your brain was already making the necessary preparations to click the link. There are a few crucial milliseconds between the ...
How A Cup Of Coffee May Help People Manage Stress, Avoid Depression And Memory Loss
Researchers from Portugal, the United States, and Brazil discovered that mice given caffeine were better able to handle stress than mice subjected to stressful situations sans caffeine. The reason: Wh...
Can women’s lost libido be fixed with mere drugs?
Female sex drive has plummeted in our stressed-out world, but can we fix an epidemic of lost desire with drugs?
The Dopamine Connection Between Schizophrenia And Creativity
Schizophrenia symptoms generally first appear between ages 16 and 30, though men can have symptoms — such as hallucinations and delusions — before women do. Auditory hallucinations, in which sufferers...
Children’s Self-Esteem Already Established By Age 5, New Study Finds
By age 5 children have a sense of self-esteem comparable in strength to that of adults, according to a new study by University of Washington researchers. Because self-esteem tends to remain relatively...
Study: Stress At Work Is Shortening Your Life
Researchers found that unhealthy workplaces can affect mortality. There is a life-expectancy gap in America. One report, using actuarial data, found that white-collar workers live longer than blue-col...
Stressed Dads Affect Offspring Brain Development Through Sperm MicroRNA
More and more, scientists have realized that DNA is not the only way that a parent can pass on traits to their offspring. Events experienced by a parent over a lifetime can also have an impact. Now Un...
Neuroscientific Evidence That Motivation Promotes Recovery After Spinal Cord Injury
It is known by clinical experiences that motivation enhances patients' recovery from spinal cord injury or stroke. Depressive symptoms of the patients suffering from such brain injury could be a facto...
Need
A need is a thing that is necessary for an organism to live a healthy life. Needs are distinguished from wants in that, in the case of a need, a deficiency causes a clear adverse outcome: a dysfuncti...
Maslow's hierarchy of needs
Maslow's hierarchy of needs is a theory in psychology proposed by Abraham Maslow in his 1943 paper "A Theory of Human Motivation" in Psychological Review. Maslow subsequently extended the idea to incl...
Ambition
Ambition, Ambitions or Ambitious may refer to:
Ben Franklin effect
The Ben Franklin effect is a proposed psychological phenomenon: A person who has done or completed a favor for someone is more likely to do another favor for that person than they would be if they had...
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Goal-oriented
Goal orientation is a "disposition toward developing or demonstrating ability in achievement situations". Previous research has examined goal orientation as a motivation variable useful for recruitme...
Hunger (motivational state)
Hunger is a sensation that represents the physiological need to eat food. In contrast, satiety is the absence of hunger; it is the sensation of feeling full. Appetite is another sensation experienced...
Incentive
An incentive is something that motivates an individual to perform an action. The study of incentive structures is central to the study of all economic activities (both in terms of individual decision-...
Optimism
Optimism is a mental attitude or world view that interprets situations and events as being best (optimized), so that in some way that may not be fully comprehended the present moment is in an optimum ...
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Positive mental attitude
Positive mental attitude has been touched upon since the concept of free will, but the concept was first developed and introduced in 1937 by Napoleon Hill in the book Think and Grow Rich. The book ne...
Psychological resilience
Psychological resilience is defined as an individual's ability to properly adapt to stress and adversity. Stress and adversity can come in the shape of family or relationship problems, health problems...
Self-control
Self-control is the ability to control one's emotions, behavior, and desires in the face of external demands in order to function in society. In psychology it is sometimes called self-regulation. Sel...
Self-esteem
In sociology and psychology, self-esteem reflects a person's overall emotional evaluation of his or her own worth. It is a judgment of oneself as well as an attitude toward the self. Self-esteem enco...
Victory
Victory (from Latin victoria) is a term, originally applied to warfare, given to success achieved in personal combat, after military operations in general or, by extension, in any competition. Success...
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