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The Psychology of Video Games (podcast): Dr. Scott Rigby — Self Determination Theory and Why We Play Games

http://www.psychologyofgames.com/2017/01/podcast-23-self-determination-theory-and-why-we-play-games/

The most popular current theory of motivation is self-determination theory, which breaks down intrinsic motivation into dimensions of competence, autonomy, and relatedness. The discussion takes a particularly interesting turn when Dr. Rigby considers video game violence, addiction, and marketing through the SDT lens.

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