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Qigong Exercise with Intrinsic Motivation has Better Effects

Stress, Chronic Diseases, and Psychoneuroimmunology Stress, Depression, Inflammation, and Psychoneuroimmunology Qigong exercise has been found as a useful intervention for improving both mental and physical health. Researchers in Sweden examined the roles of self-determined motivation and perceived stress in the … Continue reading

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Motivation: A Summary of Theories, Concepts, and Substances

Motivation: A Summary of Theories, Concepts, and Substances   Theories Concepts/Structures Substances/Features Features Instinct theory Unconsciously motivated behaviors (Freud)     Drive theory Drive-reduction/homeostatic theory Optimum arousal Yerkes-Dodson law/Inverted-U Hypothesis Incentive theory Operant conditioning     Overjustification effect Motivation is … Continue reading

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