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Overview of self-determination theory: An organismic-dialectical perspective.

  title={Overview of self-determination theory: An organismic-dialectical perspective.},
  author={R. Ryan and E. Deci},
In the classical, Aristotelian, view of human development, people arc assumed to possess an active tendency toward psychological growth and integration. Endowed with an innate stT·h~ng to exercise and elaborate their interests, individuals tt:nd naturally to seck challenges, to discover new perspectives, and 10 actively internalize and transform cultural practices. By stretching thei.r capacities and expressing thei.r talents and propensities, people actualize their human potentials. Within… Expand

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