Motivation

I’m Laure Freydefont from the University of Geneva, Switzerland, and I presented my research at the APS 23rd Annual Convention in Washington, DC. In French: This 2 (prime: anger vs. sadness) x 2 (task difficulty: easy vs. difficult) experiment found that anger primes moderate objective task difficulty’s effect on effort-related More

My name is Katherine R. Von Culin from the University of Pennsylvania and I presented my research at the APS 23rd Annual Convention in Washington, DC. Grit, defined as perseverance and passion for long-term goals, predicts achievement outcomes. In a sample of 317 adults, perseverance and passion were differentially associated More

Albuquerque Express: Positive self-talk while playing a sport is likely to improve your performance, researchers say. In fact, the study was born out of an on-field experience of one of the researchers. Back on the high school soccer field, poised to take a crucial penalty kick, sports psychologist Antonis Hatzigeorgiadis More

BBC Mundo: La mayoría de estos consumidores, tal como reveló un estudio en Estados Unidos, los toman porque “son buenos para la salud”. Pero ahora una nueva investigación sobre estos productos -que incluyen uno o más ingredientes de vitaminas, minerales, hierbas o aminoácidos, solos o combinados- revela que éstos podrían More