Social rewards make fitness wearables more motivating to use

Screenshots of the Storywell app.
Storywell’s screenshots of the list of storybooks (left), reading a storybook (center), and reflection question prompt in which families can audio-record their stories (right).
According to Self-Determination Theory, we can be more intrinsically motivated if our three psychological needs are met: autonomy, competence, and relatedness (social connectedness).

I’m a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University. My research focuses on digital health equity. Website: hermansaksono.com

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Herman Saksono, PhD

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I’m a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University. My research focuses on digital health equity. Website: hermansaksono.com

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