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01/07/2016 03:26 pm ET

This One Simple Change Can Boost Your Motivation, According To Science

Simply having fun plays a big role in motivating your behavior.

Got motivation? 

If you're already having a tough time keeping your new year's resolution, try this scientific approach to motivating yourself to do better, according to a new video (above) released by the YouTube series ASAPScience on Thursday.

"It turns out that 'play' is the strongest motivator for sustained behavioral changes," Mitchell Moffit, co-creator of the series, says in the video. "It makes sense that we stick with enjoyable activities."

In other words, turning your resolution into a fun and enjoyable task may help you to keep it up!

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