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Introduction When Lamb ( 2017 ) claims that “ motivation is recognised as a vital component in successful second language learning ” (p. 1), he aptly refers to the power of motivation, which, besides other individual

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seminars ( Holman, 2011 ; Znamenski, 2007 ). Holman ( 2010 ) sees evidence for a major transformative and spiritual motivation of western ayahuasca drinkers, besides the adventure and sensation-seeking motivation, the rebellious ideology against western

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the possible causes of gaming disorder, especially in relation to motivation and personality traits. Investigating these factors would significantly contribute to the theoretical understanding of gaming disorder and, in turn, help to identify

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Journal of Behavioral Addictions
Authors:
Christian Bäcklund
,
Pia Elbe
,
Hanna M. Gavelin
,
Daniel Eriksson Sörman
, and
Jessica K. Ljungberg

, King, & Delfabbro, 2016 ), emotion regulation ( Marchica, Mills, Derevensky, & Montreuil, 2019 ), personality ( Akbari et al., 2021 ), and gaming motivations, play a crucial role in developing problematic gaming behavior ( Demetrovics et al., 2011

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motivational dimensions International Gambling Studies 13 81 97 . L Blinn-Pike S L

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Journal of Behavioral Addictions
Authors:
Orsolya Király
,
Joël Billieux
,
Daniel L. King
,
Róbert Urbán
,
Patrik Koncz
,
Eszter Polgár
, and
Zsolt Demetrovics

impairment ( Castro-Calvo et al., 2021 ; Király et al., 2018 ; Rumpf et al., 2018 ). Motivation is the psychological force that activates and maintains goal-directed thought and behavior ( Wasserman & Wasserman, 2020 ); the study of gaming motives therefore

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Journal of Behavioral Addictions
Authors:
Álvaro Sicilia
,
Manuel Alcaraz-Ibáñez
,
María-Jesús Lirola
,
Rafael Burgueño
, and
Anthony Maher

prevention and treatment. The research has shown that motivation can be a key antecedent of EA ( Edmunds, Ntoumanis, & Duda, 2006 ; González-Cutre & Sicilia, 2012b ; Parastatidou, Doganis, Theodorakis, & Vlachopoulos, 2014 ; Symons-Downs, Savage

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Introduction Motivation of behavior has experienced a revival of interest from an evolutionary perspective ( Cosmides & Tooby, 2013 ). The classical ‘pyramid of needs’ was updated through a life-history evolutionary approach ( Kenrick, Griskevicius

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Introduction There has been considerable research on the role of different attitudes that may influence language learning acquisition ( Csizér & Kormos, 2006 ; Gardner, 2004 ) and thus the importance of motivation

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Introduction Motivation is an important factor in achieving success in any challenging activity, including foreign language learning. It plays a crucial role together with the learner's aptitude, intelligence, and

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