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Prof. Edward L Deci University of Rochester, USA

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Biography
Edward L. Deci is Helen F. and Fred H. Gowen Professor in the Social Sciences and Professor of Psychology at the University of Rochester. For more than 40 years Prof. Deci has done research on human motivation, much of it in collaboration with Richard M. Ryan and organized by self-determination theory. Prof. Deci has published ten books, including: Intrinsic Motivation (1975); Intrinsic Motivation and Self-Determination in Human Behavior (co-authored with R. M. Ryan, 1985); Why We Do What We Do (with R. Flaste, 1995); and The Handbook of Self-Determination Research (co-edited with R. M. Ryan, 2002). Prof. Deci has lectured at more than 90 universities in more than 20 countries, and he has consulted with organizations and governmental agencies around the world.