Ch. 8 Self-Determination Theory

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Ch. 8 Self-Determination Theory
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2014-04-10 18:27:44
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self determination theory
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aspects of the self-determination theory
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  1. What is the self-determination theory?
    holds that personality is based on individuals'  evolved inner resources for growth and integration
  2. What is eudaimonia?
    sense of integrity and well-being
  3. What is hedonia?
    happiness that involves the presence of positive feelings and the absence of negative feelings
  4. What is competence according to the self-determination theory?
    feeling of effectiveness as one interacts with one's environment
  5. What is autonomy according to the self-determination theory?
    we need to feel that our actions are being done by our own volition (we are in control)
  6. What is relatedness according to the self-determination theory?
    feeling of being connected to, cared about, and belonging with significant others in one's life

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