Motivation for learning resources

motivation readers


The following is a broad selection of readers for anyone interested in dipping their toe into the science of motivation (which, for me, is a composite field which draws on multiple disciplines, eg evolutionary psychology, behavioural economics and decision neuroscience). If you’re new to this, I’d suggest starting with the readers highlighted by an *.

And for those who want to go full geek, the legendary Kathryn Morgan has pulled together all the links from Motivated Teaching into one handy all-the-links-you’ll-ever-need spreadsheet!


Below are a couple of diagrams of the motivation for learning framework from Motivated Teaching.

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