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Human Autonomy

The Basis for True Self-Esteem

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Abstract

Over and over, investigators have found self-esteem to be central in a broad network of constructs associated with motivation, performance, and well-being. Esteeming oneself—thinking well of oneself—has often been found to relate to more effective behavior and better adjustment than has low self-regard.

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  • Intrinsic Motivation
  • Motivate Behavior
  • Autonomy Support
  • Extrinsic Motivation
  • Positive Mental Health

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Deci, E.L., Ryan, R.M. (1995). Human Autonomy. In: Kernis, M.H. (eds) Efficacy, Agency, and Self-Esteem. The Springer Series in Social Clinical Psychology. Springer, Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4899-1280-0_3

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