Please consider downloading the latest version of Internet Explorer
to experience this site as intended.
Tools Search Main Menu

Tag: Richard Ryan

Video gamers’ aggression linked to frustration, not violent content

Video gamers’ aggression linked to frustration, not violent content

April 7, 2014

The disturbing imagery of videos games are often accused of fostering feelings of aggression in players. But a new study shows hostile behavior is linked to gamers’ experiences of failure and frustration during play—not to a game’s violent content.

Continue Reading

5th International Conference on Motivation Begins

5th International Conference on Motivation Begins

June 27, 2013

University of Rochester experimental psychologists Edward Deci and Richard Ryan will deliver the opening talks on Thursday.

Continue Reading

Psychologists Gather to Explore Motivation

Psychologists Gather to Explore Motivation

June 14, 2013

Hundreds of psychologists from 38 countries will gather in Rochester to share the latest scientific insights into the mysteries of human motivation during the Conference on Self-Determination Theory

Continue Reading

‘Mean Girls’ Be Warned: Ostracism Cuts Both Ways

‘Mean Girls’ Be Warned: Ostracism Cuts Both Ways

May 5, 2013

A new study shows that individuals who deliberately shun another person are equally distressed by the experience.

Continue Reading