Fenestraz test pace a “big motivation” for Kondo Racing –

During the final session of Super Formula testing at Fuji Speedway on Wednesday afternoon, Fenestraz set the pace with a best time of 1m20.953s, beating Inging’s Sho Tsuboi by 0.194 seconds.

Teammate Kenta Yamashita was eighth-fastest, 0.488s behind the Franco-Argentine driver.

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Following a season in which Kondo was a lowly ninth in the teams’ standings, not helped by Fenestraz being absent for five of the seven races owing to visa probl…….


Motivation to Achieve Goals May Depend on Anxiety Level – Neuroscience News

Summary: The motivation to exert sustained effort to achieve a goal following stress exposure depends on an individual’s level of trait anxiety. The expression of CRHR1 in dopaminergic neurons in the ventral tegmental area connects anxiety to either boosted or diminished motivation levels.

Source: NCCR-Synapsy

People often have different responses to stress. These distinct behavioral reactions could represent factors that indicate different individual susceptibility to develop c…….


‘Keep proving naysayers wrong’: Toney fueled by mother’s unique motivation tactic – WholeHogSports

SAN FRANCISCO — Tee Toney-Teague is an active Twitter user.

With a quick scroll through her account it becomes crystal clear she is as proud as the day is long of her son, Arkansas wing Au’Diese Toney. It is also easy to see that she wants him to receive attention and notoriety he deserves.

On Monday, two days after Toney put together arguably his most impressive defensive performance of the season in limiting New Mexico State star Teddy Allen to 12 points on 16…….


Extrinsic motivation: Definition, examples, and benefits – Medical News Today

Extrinsic motivation refers to sources of motivation that come from outside oneself. For example, the promise of a promotion at work or the threat of losing a job can be a form of extrinsic motivation.

Depending on the situation, extrinsic motivation can come from positive reinforcement, such as a reward, or negative reinforcement, such as a punishment.

Intrinsic motivation refers to motivation that comes from within. Passion, altruism, and enjoyment may motivat…….


Demons baseball players have bling-powered motivation | Sports | – Santa Fe New Mexican

You’ve seen The U’s turnover chain and probably heard about the various rip-offs like Kennesaw State’s turnover plank, Florida State’s turnover backpack or even the San Diego Padres’ swag chain that comes with its own bedazzled spinner logo.

Santa Fe High’s baseball team has its own MVP chain.

Demons pitcher Nick Sandoval got to wear it home after tossing a complete game one-hitter in Saturday’s finals of the Jim Pierce Memorial Tourn…….


Coach’s late father, brother were special motivation for Bears – Rep-AM

UNCASVILLE — Thomaston High sports is often a family affair with the bond of the community bringing everyone together.Girls basketball coach Bob McMahon had family on his mind a lot this season. His father, lifelong Thomaston resident and former six-term first selectman Eugene McMahon, died at the age of 93 in January. Before that, his older brother, Paul, who suffered from Alzheimer’s, died in October at 63.Paul’s sons, Luke and Owen, and another McMahon brother, Dennis, were in atten…….


How to Stay Motivated – Or Make Peace Without It – Duke’s Fuqua School of …

Fitzsimons said even when people have the same amount of success over the same amount of time, they feel less motivated when there is bumpiness along the way.

For example, the researchers conducted one experiment in which about 400 participants completed a task for pay, with a goal to complete more than half of the work correctly. Participants earned a small bonus by meeting the goal.

Half of the participants had smooth progress towards earning the bonus and half had bumpy …….