Western Kentucky University

Department of Psychology

Motivation Lab

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Research

Current Study Information

  • Impact of Choice on Psychological Benefits of Exercise

    This study is designed to examine the effects of choice of intensity on affective and cognitive gains accrued via exercise.

  • Teaching Motivation in Educational Psychology: A Self-Regulation Approach

    This research examines how most educational psychology texts cover motivation. Central to the project is the proposal of utilizing what is referred to as an essential self-regulation model. The purpose of this model is to provide a framework to facilitate more effective utilization of motivation theories and concepts.

  • Self-Regulation Training for Exercise Adherence

    The goal of this study is to create a series of training sessions that address each action category within the three phases of the essential self-regulation model. The primary outcome is exercise adherence.

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 Last Modified 4/3/14