Passion and Motivation: A new overview about one decade of passion research
If you read this post, might this be because you have a passion for research, or a passion for surfing in the internet, or maybe just a passing interest? During the last decade, motivational researchers have intensively studied what it means to experience a passion, and to what degree the experience of passion is beneficial, or even harmful, for learning, practice, performance and well-being.
This newly published encyclopedia article gives an overview about the psychological research on passion, the different definitions, measurements, and findings regarding predictors, correlates, and outcomes. If you are interested in studying passion yourself, you might not want to miss the extensive discussion of directions for future research.