Journal of Motivation, Emotion, and Personality

Reversal Theory Studies

September, 2018

Understanding Exercise Behavior and Dropout through Metamotivational Dominance, Exercise Identity, and Motives

Author: Rachel Rahman,¬†Joanne Hudson & Stuart W. Flint Abstract: Despite literature exploring interventions and strategies to encourage exercise adoption and maintenance, the dropout rate of irregular exercisers, particularly within the first six months of adoption, continues to reduce the effectiveness of such interventions. Whilst a body of literature exists exploring the dropout profile of clinical […]

The Role of Meta-Motivational States in Sexual Risk-Taking Intentions During Condom Negotiation

Author: Shayna Skakoon-Sparling &¬†Kenneth M. Cramer Abstract: The current study applied reversal theory to better understand the motivational factors that influence sexual health decision-making during condom negotiation among young men and women. Participants (N = 440) read a vignette describing a romantic sexual encounter with a hypothetical new partner and answered embedded questions related to […]