The Institute for Positive Psychology & Education (IPPE) brings together the world’s leading researchers and theorists to conduct rigorous, multi-disciplinary research to:

  • address critical educational and psychosocial issues
  • translate theory and research into effective policy and practice, and
  • demonstrate how people can not just succeed — but flourish and thrive.

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Submissions from 2018

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The effects of vignette scoring on reliability and validity of self-reports, M v. Davier, Hyo-Jeong Shin, Lale Khorramdel, and Lazar Stankov

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Need fulfillment and the modulation of medial prefrontal activity when judging remembered past, perceived present, and imagined future identities, Stefano D. Domenico, Marc A. Fournier, Achala H. Rodrigo, Mengxi Dong, Hasan Ayaz, and Anthony C. Ruocco

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A Critical Look at Parenting Research: An Examination and Contextualisation of Autonomy Supportive and Psychologically Controlling Parenting, Jasper J. Duineveld

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Individually weighted-average models: Testing a taxonomic SEM approach across different multidimensional/global constructs because the weights "Don't make no nevermind" [accepted manuscript], Herb Marsh

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What to do when scalar invariance fails: The extended alignment method for multi-group factor analysis comparison of latent means across many groups [accepted manuscript], Herbert W. Marsh, Jiesi Guo, Philip D. Parker, Benjamin Nagengast, T. Asparouhov, Bengt Muthen, and Theresa Dicke

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An integrated model of academic self-concept development: academic self-concept, grades, test scores, and tracking over 6 years [accepted manuscript], Herbert W. Marsh, Reinhard Pekrun, Kou Murayama, A. Katrin Arens, Philip D. Parker, Jiesi Guo, and Theresa Dicke

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Individually weighted-average models: Testing a taxonomic SEM approach across different multidimensional/global constructs because the weights "Don't make no nevermind", Herb Marsh and L. Francesca Scalas

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Regular physical activity and educational outcomes in youth: A longitudinal study [accepted manuscript], Katherine B. Owen, Philip D. Parker, Thomas Astell-Burt, and Chris Lonsdale

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Effects of physical activity and breaks on mathematics engagement in adolescents, Katherine Owen, Phil Parker, T. Astell-Burt, and Chris Lonsdale

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Effects of physical activity and breaks on mathematics engagement in adolescents [accepted manuscript], Katherine Owen, Phil Parker, T. Astell-Burt, and Chris Lonsdale

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Trends in indigenous and non-indigenous multidomain wellbeing: decomposing persistent, maturation, and period effects in emerging adulthood [accepted manuscript], Philip D. Parker, Gawaian Bodkin-Andrews, Rhiannon B. Parker, and Nicholas Biddle

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Inequity and excellence in academic performance: evidence from 27 countries [accepted manuscript], Philip D. Parker, Herbert W. Marsh, John P. Jerrim, Jiesi Guo, and Theresa Dicke

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Negative year in school effect: extending scope and strengthening causal claims [accepted manuscript], Philip D. Parker, Herbert W. Marsh, Felix Thoemmes, and Nicholas Biddle

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Girls get smart, boys get smug: Historical changes in gender differences in math, literacy, and academic social comparison and achievement [accepted manuscript], Philip D. Parker, Brooke Van Zanden, and Rhiannon B. Parker

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Predicting university entry using machine-based models and solutions [accepted manuscript], Phil Parker, John Jerrim, Anna K. Chmielewski, and Herbert W. Marsh

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An information distortion model of social class differences in math self-concept, intrinsic value, and utility value, Phil Parker, Herb Marsh, Jiesi Guo, Jake Anders, Nikki Shure, and Theresa Dicke

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An information distortion model of social class differences in math self-concept, intrinsic value, and utility value [accepted manuscript], Phil Parker, Herb Marsh, Jiesi Guo, Jake Anders, Nikki Shure, and Theresa Dicke

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Girls get smart, boys get smug: Historical changes in gender differences in math, literacy, and academic social comparison and achievement, Phil Parker, Brooke Van Zanden, and Rhiannon B. Parker

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Enlightening Science: Addressing the Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Aspects of Science Learning, Munirah Shaik Kadir

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Passion and mindfulness: accessing adaptive self-processes, Ariane C. St-Louis, Jeremie Verner-Filion, Catherine M. Bergeron, and Robert J. Vallerand

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Understanding the Psychological and Social Origins of Gender Disparities in Self-Beliefs, Motivation, and Educational Attainment, Brooke Van Zanden

Submissions from 2017

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Lively social space, well-being activity, and urban design: findings from a low-cost community-led public space intervention, Jamie Anderson, Kai Ruggeri, Koen Steemers, and Felicia Huppert

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Improved representation of the self-perception profile for children through bifactor exploratory structural equation modeling, A. K. Arens and Alexandre Morin

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Departing from the essential features of a high quality systematic review of psychotherapy: a response to ÖST (2014) and recommendations for improvement, Paul W. Atkins, Joeseph Ciarrochi, Brandon A. Gaudiano, Jonathan B. Bricker, Donald James, Graciela Rovner, Matthew F. Smout, Fredrik Livheim, Tobias Lundgren, and Steven C. Hayes

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Longitudinal associations between recreational screen-time and mental health in Australian adolescents: A cross-lagged panel analysis, Mark Babic, Kim Colyvas, Philip Morgan, Ron C. Plotnikoff, Chris Lonsdale, and David Lubans

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Intervention to reduce recreational screen-time in adolescents: outcomes and mediators from the 'Switch-off 4 healthy minds' (S4HM) cluster randomized controlled trial, Mark Babic, Philip Morgan, Chris Lonsdale, Ron C. Plotnikoff, Narelle Eather, Geoff D. Skinner, A L. Baker, Emma Pollock, and David Lubans

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Women with family cancer history are at risk for poorer physical quality of life and lower self-efficacy: a longitudinal study among men and women with non-small cell lung cancer, Anna Banik, Ralf Schwarzer, Izabela Pawlowska, Monika Boberska, Roman Cieslak, and A. Luszczynska

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Exposing the patterns of statistical blindness: centring indigenous standpoints on student identity, motivation, and future aspirations, Gawaian Bodkin-Andrews, Alison Whittaker, Neil Harrison, Rhonda Craven, Phil Parker, Michelle Trudgett, and Susan Page

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Motivation and coping with the stress of assessment: gender differences in outcomes for university students, Arielle Bonneville-Roussey, Paul Evans, Jeremie Verner-Filion, Robert J. Vallerand, and Therese Bouffard

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Validity of self-reported concentration and memory problems: relationship with neuropsychological assessment and depression, Rosemarie M. Bowler, Shane W. Adams, Ralf Schwarzer, Vihra Gocheva, Harry A. Roels, Yangho Kim, Catherine L. Kircos, Chris W. Wright, Michelle Colledge, George Bollweg, and Danelle T. Lobdell

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Fostering Purpose in Life / Meaning in Life Across the Life Span, Levi Brackman

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Emotion regulation strategies in daily life: mindfulness, cognitive reappraisal and emotion suppression, Robert Brockman, Joseph Ciarrochi, Phil Parker, and Todd Kashdan

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Emotion Regulation Strategies in Daily Life: Examining Contextual Variability in the Process of Emotion Regulation, Robert N. Brockman

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Preventing occupational injury among police officers: Does motivation matter?, D. K. Chan, D. Webb, R. M. Ryan, T. C. W. Tang, S. X. Yang, N. Ntoumanis, and M. S. Hagger

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The meaning and doing of mindfulness: the role of values in the link between mindfulness and well-being, Alison M. Christie, Paul W. Atkins, and James Donald

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A longitudinal person-centered perspective on youth social support: relations with psychological wellbeing [accepted manuscript], Joseph Ciarrochi, Alexandre J.S. Morin, Baljinder Sahdra, and Philip D. Parker

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A longitudinal person-centered perspective on youth social support: relations with psychological wellbeing, Joseph Ciarrochi, Alexandre Morin, Baljinder Sahdra, David Litalien, and Phil Parker

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When empathy matters: the role of sex and empathy in close friendships [accepted manuscript], Joseph Ciarrochi, Philip D. Parker, Baljinder Sahdra, Todd B. Kashdan, Noona Kiuru, and James Conigrave

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When empathy matters: the role of sex and empathy in close friendships, Joseph Ciarrochi, Phil Parker, Baljinder Sahdra, Todd B. Kashdan, Noona Kiuru, and James Conigrave

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Psychological, social and physical environmental mediators of the SCORES intervention on physical activity among children living in low-income communities, Kristen Cohen, P. J. Morgan, Ron C. Plotnikoff, Ryan Hulteen, and David Lubans

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Validating a stage of change tool to predict employment outcomes, Darren Coppin

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Overcoming societal addictions: what can we learn from individual therapies?, R. Costanza, Paul W. Atkins, Mitzi Bolton, Steve Cork, Nicola Grigg, T. Kasser, and Ida Kubiszewski

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Societal addiction therapy: from motivational interviewing to community engaged scenario planning, R. Costanza, Paul W. Atkins, Mitzi Bolton, Steve Cork, Nicola Grigg, T. Kasser, and Ida Kubiszewski

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Attitude to non-violence scale: validity and practical use, Rhonda Craven, Marjorie Seaton, and Alex Yeung

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Self-determination theory in work organizations: state of a science, Edward Deci, Anja H. Olafsen, and Richard Ryan

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Consequences of misspecifying across-cluster time-specific residuals in multilevel latent growth curve models, Thierno Diallo and HuiZhong Lu

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The impact of total and partial inclusion or exclusion of active and inactive time invariant covariates in growth mixture models, Thierno Diallo, Alexandre Morin, and HuiZhong Lu

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Commentary: Primary emotional systems and personality: An evolutionary perspective, Stefano I. Di Domenico and Richard M. Ryan

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The emerging neuroscience of intrinsic motivation: a new frontier in self-determination research, Stefano Di Domenico and Richard Ryan

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Cognitive defusion predicts more approach and less avoidance coping with stress, independent of threat and self-efficacy appraisals, James Donald, Paul W. Atkins, Phil Parker, Alison M. Christie, and Jiesi Guo

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A worthy self is a caring self: Examining the developmental relations among self-esteem and self-compassion in adolescents [accepted manuscript], James N. Donald, Joseph Ciarrochi, Philip D. Parker, Baljinder K. Sahdra, Sarah L. Marshall, and Jiesi Guo

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The link between perceived maternal and paternal autonomy support and adolescent well-being across three major educational transitions [accepted manuscript], Jasper Duineveld, Philip D. Parker, Richard M. Ryan, Joseph Ciarrochi, and K. Salmela-Aro

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The link between perceived maternal and paternal autonomy support and adolescent well-being across three major educational transitions, Jasper Duineveld, Phil Parker, Richard M. Ryan, Joseph Ciarrochi, and K. Salmela-Aro

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The link between perceived maternal and paternal autonomy support and adolescent well-being across three major educational transitions [accepted manuscript], Jasper Duineveld, Phil Parker, Richard M. Ryan, Joseph Ciarrochi, and K. Salmela-Aro

Advancing primary teachers' awareness of the nature of science through communities of science practice, Anne Forbes, Shaik Kadir, Munirah Binte, and Alex Yeung

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Reallocating sedentary time to moderate-to-vigorous physical activity but not to light-intensity physical activity is effective to reduce adiposity among youths: a systematic review and meta-analysis, A. García-Hermoso, J. M. Saavedra, R. Ramírez-Vélez, Ulf Ekelund, and Borja D. Pozo-Cruz

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Increasing valued behaviors precedes reduction in suffering: findings from a randomized controlled trial using ACT, Andrew Gloster, Jens Klotsche, Joseph Ciarrochi, Georg Eifert, Rainer Sonntag, Hans U. Wittchen, and Jürgen Hoyer

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Increasing valued behaviors precedes reduction in suffering: findings from a randomized controlled trial using ACT [accepted manuscript], Andrew Gloster, Jens Klotsche, Joseph Ciarrochi, Georg Eifert, Rainer Sonntag, Hans U. Wittchen, and Jürgen Hoyer

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Extending expectancy-value theory predictions of achievement and aspirations in science: Dimensional comparison processes and expectancy-by-value interactions [accepted manuscript], Jiesi Guo, Herbert W. Marsh, Philip D. Parker, Alexandre Morin, and Theresa Dicke

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Extending expectancy-value theory predictions of achievement and aspirations in science: dimensional comparison processes and expectancy-by-value interactions, Jiesi Guo, Herb Marsh, Phil Parker, Alexandre Morin, and Theresa Dicke

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Predicting dental attendance from dental hygienists' autonomy support and patients' autonomous motivation: a randomised clinical trial, Anne E. M. Halvari, Hallgeir Halvari, Geoffrey C. Williams, and Edward Deci

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Physical activity and motivational predictors of changes in health behavior and health among DM2 and CAD patients, Hallgeir Halvari, J. Healey, Anja H. Olafsen, R. Byrkjeland, Edward Deci, and Geoffrey C. Williams

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The role of self-efficacy and friend support on adolescent vigorous physical activity, Kyra Hamilton, Lisa M. Warner, and Ralf Schwarzer

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The role of movement skill competency in the pursuit of physical literacy: Are fundamental movement skills the only pathway?, R. Hulteen, P. Morgan, L. Barnett, D. Stodden, and D. Lubans

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Global participation in sport and leisure-time physical activities: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Ryan Hulteen, Jordan Smith, Philip J. Morgan, Lisa M. Barnett, Pedro C. Hallal, Kim Colyvas, and David Lubans

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Individual differences in decision making depend on cognitive abilities, monitoring and control, Simon A. Jackson, S. Kleitman, Lazar Stankov, and Pauline Howie

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A randomized controlled evaluation of a secondary school mindfulness program for early adolescents: do we have the recipe right yet?, Catherine Johnson, Christine Burke, Sally Brinkman, and Tracey Wade

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Eye-gaze control technology for children, adolescents and adults with cerebral palsy with significant physical disability: findings from a systematic review, Petra Karlsson, Abigail Allsop, Betty Jean Dee-Price, and Margaret Wallen

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Teachers' and Students' Perspectives of Using Restorative Practices in Schools: "It's Got the Power to Change Behaviour", Michelle Kehoe

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Obsessive passion: a compensatory response to unsatisfied needs, Daniel R. Lalande, Robert J. Vallerand, Marc A. K. Lafreniere, Jeremie Verner-Filion, François Albert Laurent, Jacques Forest, and Yvan Paquet

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Why do children worry about their academic achievement? An expectancy-value perspective on elementary students¿ worries about their mathematics and reading performance, Fani Lauermann, J. S. Eccles, and Reinhard Pekrun

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University English language learners' readiness to use computer technology for self-directed learning, Cynthia Lee, Alex Yeung, and Tiffany Ip

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Daily autonomy support and sexual identity disclosure predicts daily mental and physical health outcomes, N. Legate, Richard Ryan, and Ronald D. Rogge

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Mentoring interventions for underrepresented scholars in biomedical and behavioral sciences: Effects on quality of mentoring interactions and discussions, Vivian Lewis, Camille A. Martina, Michael P. McDermott, Linda Chaudron, Paula M. Trief, Jennifer G. LaGuardia, Daryl Sharp, Steven R. Goodman, Gene D. Morse, and Richard M. Ryan

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Evidence of a continuum structure of academic self-determination: a two-study test using a bifactor-ESEM representation of academic motivation, David Litalien, Alexandre Morin, Marylène Gagné, Robert J. Vallerand, Gaëtan F. Losier, and Richard Ryan

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Achievement goal profiles among adolescent males and females, David Litalien, Alexandre Morin, and Dennis McInerney

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Generalizability of achievement goal profiles across five cultural groups: more similarities than differences, David Litalien, Alexandre Morin, and Dennis McInerney

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Communication skills training for practitioners to increase patient adherence to home-based rehabilitation for chronic low back pain: results of a cluster randomized controlled trial, Chris Lonsdale, A. M. Hall, Aileen Murray, Geoffrey C. Williams, S. M. McDonough, Nikolaos Ntoumanis, Katherine Owen, Ralf Schwarzer, Phil Parker, Gregory S. Kolt, and D. A. Hurley

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Framework for the design and delivery of organized physical activity sessions for children and adolescents: rationale and description of the 'SAAFE' teaching principles, David Lubans, Chris Lonsdale, Kristen Cohen, Narelle Eather, Mark Beauchamp, P. J. Morgan, Benjamin D. Sylvester, and Jordan Smith

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Emotion and achievement during adolescence, Reinhard P. Ludwig

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Role of objectively measured sedentary behaviour in physical performance, frailty and mortality among older adults: a short systematic review, Asier Mañas, Borja D. Pozo-Cruz, Francisco J. García-García, Amelia Guadalupe-Grau, and Ignacio Ara

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Competence self-perceptions [accepted manuscript], Herbert W. Marsh, Andrew J. Martin, Alexander Seeshing Yeung, and Rhonda G. Craven

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Long-term positive effects of repeating a year in school: Six-year longitudinal study of self-beliefs, anxiety, social relations, school grades, and test scores [accepted manuscript], Herbert W. Marsh, Philip D. Parker, Jiesi Guo, Theresa Dicke, Reinhard Pekrun, K. Murayama, and Stephanie Lichtenfeld

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Emotional demands, emotional labour and occupational outcomes in school principals modelling the relationships, Aimee Maxwell and Phil Riley

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Self-esteem trajectories and their social determinants in adolescents with different levels of cognitive ability, Alexandre Morin, A. Katrin Arens, Danielle Tracey, Phil Parker, Joseph Ciarrochi, Rhonda Craven, and Christophe Maiano

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Complementary variable- and person-centered approaches to the dimensionality of psychometric constructs: application to psychological wellbeing at work, Alexandre Morin, J. S. Boudrias, Herb Marsh, Dennis McInerney, Véronique Dagenais-Desmarais, Isabelle Madore, and David Litalien

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Reciprocal relationships between teacher ratings of internalizing and externalizing behaviors in adolescents with different levels of cognitive abilities [accepted manuscript], Alexandre J.S. Morin, A.K. Arens, Christophe Maiano, Joseph Ciarrochi, Danielle Tracey, Philip D. Parker, and Rhonda Craven

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Self-esteem trajectories and their social determinants in adolescents with different levels of cognitive ability [accepted manuscript], Alexandre J.S. Morin, Katrin Arens, Danielle Tracey, Philip D. Parker, Joseh Ciarrochi, Rhonda Craven, and Christopher Maiano

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The music self-perception inventory: development of parallel forms a and b, Alexandre Morin, L. F. Scalas, and Walter Vispoel

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Influence of the level of physical activity on physical fitness, lipid profile and health outcomes in overweight/obese adults with similar nutritional status, T. Muñoz-Vera, Borja Sañudo, Borja D. Pozo-Cruz, Jesús D. Pozo-Cruz, G. Lopez-Lluch, and A. J. Sánchez-Oliver

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"I had a little bit of a bloke meltdown...but the next day, I was up": understanding cancer experiences among aboriginal men., Christy E. Newman, Rebecca Gray, Loren Brener, L. C. Jackson, Anthony Dillon, Veronica Saunders, Priscilla Johnson, and C. Treloar

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The factor structure of the Values in Action Inventory of Strengths (VIA-IS): An item-level exploratory structural equation modeling (ESEM) bifactor analysis [accepted manuscript], Vincent Ng, Mengyang Cao, Herbert W. Marsh, Louis Tay, and Martin E. P. Seligman

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Mindfulness and acceptance approaches to sporting performance enhancement: a systematic review, Michael Noetel, Joseph Ciarrochi, Brooke Van Zanden, and Chris Lonsdale

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Mindfulness and acceptance approaches to sporting performance enhancement: A systematic review [accepted manuscript], Michael Noetel, Joseph Ciarrochi, Brooke Van Zanden, and Chris Lonsdale

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Motivating young language learners: a longitudinal model of self-determined motivation in elementary school foreign language classes, W. L. Q. Oga-Baldwin, Yoshiyuki Nakata, Phil Parker, and Richard Ryan

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On the dark side of work: a longitudinal analysis using self-determination theory, Anja H. Olafsen, C. P. Niemiec, Hallgeir Halvari, Edward Deci, and Geoffrey C. Williams

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Trends in indigenous and non-indigenous multidomain wellbeing: Decomposing persistent, maturation, and period effects in emerging adulthood [accepted manuscript], Philip D. Parker, Gawaian Bodkin-Andrews, Rhiannon B. Parker, and Nicholas Biddle

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Achievement emotions and academic performance: longitudinal models of reciprocal effects, Reinhard Pekrun, Stephanie Lichtenfeld, Herb Marsh, K. Murayama, and Thomas Goetz

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Measuring emotions during epistemic activities: the epistemically-related emotion scales, Reinhard Pekrun, Elisabeth Vogl, Krista R. Muis, and Gale M. Sinatra

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Healthcare access and quality index based on mortality from causes amenable to personal health care in 195 countries and territories, 1990-2015: a novel analysis from the global burden of disease study 2015, Borja D. Pozo-Cruz