In order to keep students honest, research suggests that educators should focus on what's driving them to learn in the first place.
The excitement or stress experienced by candidates can energize them and increase their chances of success, according to a new study.
When setting a new year's goals, look closely at the reasoning behind it. Is it something you want to do, or think you should? The answer can help predict the outcome.
During the early stages of the pandemic, people adapted to changing situations by making new and different choices. But how did they make these decisions? Motivation theory can explain the process.
We need to revive teachers' sense of satisfaction in their jobs.
Focus on "being" an exerciser, instead of seeing exercise as something you "should" do.
Unfairness alone is upsetting enough to drive people to punish lucky recipients of unfair outcomes.
Working from home in the long run could be better for your health, or it could also be worse. It depends on how your employer supports you.
A team of researchers developed an app to study whether the pandemic would cause our internal clocks to go haywire.
People hate boredom. Some would rather get a painful shock than sit in a room with nothing to do for 15 minutes. But boredom spurs us on to create and can help focus our attention.
A psychologist specializing in parenting offers tips to help children self-motivate while at home during the coronavirus crisis.
Organization is key for students to discover the motivation needed to complete their studies online at home, an expert on college coursework says.
Rehearse how you will respond to interruptions.
Hope can be acquired. How? Here are some suggestions from an expert.
Working from home can be a challenge, especially if you've never done it before. So here's some advice from a workplace expert who also works from home when she can.
How sports coaches can inspire their team to defy the odds and win.
Motivation means to move. That means leaders must not only be aware of their own roles, but others' needs, goals and journeys.
Nagging or bribing a child to practise their musical instrument only makes the activity feel like a chore. Here's how to support your child and bring back harmony to the whole family.
Digital fitness trackers may look cool, but many teenagers don't want them in PE lessons.
Final year is stressful enough – without having to run 26 miles.