Relating Specific Emotions to Intrinsic Motivation: On the Moderating Role of Positive and Negative Emotion Differentiation

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Leen Vandercammen; Joeri Hofmans; Peter Theuns;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 9, issue 12 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Identifiers: pmc: PMC4269457, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0115396
  • Subject: Research Article | Biology and Life Sciences | Cognitive Psychology | Emotions | Neuroscience | Motivation | Medicine | Personality Differences | Industrial Psychology | Q | R | Psychology | Personality | Social Sciences | Science | Applied Psychology | Behavior | Cognitive Science

Despite the fact that studies on self-determination theory have traditionally disregarded the explicit role of emotions in the motivation eliciting process, research attention for the affective antecedents of motivation is growing. We add to this emerging research field... View more
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