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Professor Luc Pelletier

Professor Luc Pelletier is the Director of the Laboratory Director of the Human Motivation Research Laboratory at the School Psychology, University of Ottawa. He obtained his B.Sc. in Physical Education (1979) and M.Sc. in Sport Psychology (1981) from the Université de Montréal, and subsequently a PhD in Psychology from Université du Québec à Montréal (1989).

His research interests include human motivation and self-determination, in different life domains, such as education, in pro-environmental behaviour, and health behaviour, like sports, physical activity, and eating behaviours. He is also interested in problems one faces in self-regulation of behaviour.