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The Research Her

The Research Her is a weekly science communication podcast for us that provides reliable and relatable topics from how hair products affect health to the effects of Instagram on mental health. It encourages improvement of the disproportionate amount of research focused on minorities. Host Elissia Franklin is a black woman in chemistry who shares the woes and rewards in her field while learning of research in many areas.

Mar 26, 2019

As a follow up to forming and maintaining habits, learning about what motivates us to do the things that we do is necessary for understanding how to keep from giving up on our goals. Motivation is the reason why we do what we do. In this episode, we talk about research studies related to motivation and what we can do now to stay inspired.


Episodes mentioned

Ep4: Themes for Forming and Maintaining Habits

I Aint Got No Time


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Show sources:

Columbia News

Scientific America - Three Critical Elements Sustain Motivation by Daisy Yuhas

The Science of Motivation by ASAPscience