Faculty note: Professor Chu advises on how to find the motivation you’ve been missing

Chair and Assistant Professor Alan Chu (Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology) shares with The Medium about how to find the motivation to do schoolwork, exercise, eat healthily, or help others to do so, based on scientific research in motivation.

“If we want to motivate people in the long run, we can’t do that using external rewards or punishments … We should, instead, create an environment that satisfies autonomy, competence, and relatedness to foster people’s internal drive to act,” says Prof. Chu.

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