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 2019

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The effects of m-learning on motivation, achievement and well-being: A Self-Determination Theory approach, Lucas M. Jeno, Paul J. C. Adachi, John-Arvid Grytnes, Vigdis Vandvik, and Edward L. Deci

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Discrimination as a frame-of-reference effect in overlapping friendship communities of ethnically diverse youth [accepted manuscript], Baljinder K. Sahdra, Philip D. Parker, Rhonda G. Craven, Robert Brockman, E. K. Devine, J. Conigrave, and D. F. Chang

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Changes in young Europeans’ values during the Global Financial Crisis, Florencia M. Sortheix, Philip D. Parker, Clemens M. Lechner, and Shalom H. Schwartz

Submissions from 2018

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Associations between students’ perceptions of physical education teachers’ interpersonal styles and students’ wellness, knowledge, performance, and intentions to persist at physical activity: A self-determination theory approach, Behzad Behzadnia, Paul J. C. Adachi, Edward L. Deci, and Hasan Mohammadzadeh

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The benefits of believing you can change: implicit malleability theories moderate the relationship between low self-esteem and negative outcomes, James Conigrave

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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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A longitudinal study of teachers' occupational well-being: Applying the job demands-resources model, Theresa Dicke, Ferdinand Stebner, Christina Linninger, Mareike Kunter, and Detlev Leutner

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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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Split-week programming for secondary physical education: Inducing behavioral change for lifetime fitness, Rick Ferkel, Ray Allen, Larissa true, and Ryan Hulteen

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Using bridges made by others as scaffolding and establishing footings for those that follow: Indigenous women in the Academy, Bronwyn Fredericks and Nereda White

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Emotion transmission in the classroom revisited: A reciprocal effects model of teacher and student enjoyment, Anne C. Frenzel, Betty Becker-Kurz, Reinhard Pekrun, Thomas Goetz, and Oliver Lüdtke

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Basic psychological need satisfaction toward learning: a longitudinal test of mediation using bifactor exploratory structural equation modeling [accepted manuscript], Alex C. Garn, Alexandre J.S. Morin, and Chris Lonsdale

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Effects of achievement contexts on the meaning structure of emotion words, Kornelia Gentsch, Kristina Loderer, Cristina Soriano, Johnny R. J. Fontaine, Michael Eid, Reinhard Pekrun, and Klaus R. Scherer

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The role of the individual in the coming era of processed-based therapy [accepted manuscript], Steven C. Hayes, Stefan G. Hofmann, Corey E. Stanton, Joseph K. Carpenter, Brandon T. Sandford, Joshua E. Curtiss, and Joseph Ciarrochi

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Using bifactor exploratory structural equation modeling to test for a continuum structure of motivation, Joshua L. Howard, Marylène Gagné, Alexandre J. S. Morin, and Jacques Forest

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Envisioning a culturally imaginative educational psychology, Ronnel B. King, Dennis M. McInerney, and Riddhi J. Pitliya

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School physical activity intervention effect on adolescents' performance in mathematics, David R. Lubans, Mark R. Beauchamp, Thierno M. O. Diallo, Louisa R. Peralta, Andrew Bennie, Rhiannon L. White, Katherine Owen, and Chris Lonsdale

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School physical activity intervention effect on adolescents' performance in maths. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise [accepted manuscript], David R. Lubans, Mark R. Beauchamp, Thierno M. O. Diallo, Louisa R. Peralta, Andrew Bennie, Rhiannon L. White, Katherine Owen, and Chris Lonsdale

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Do natural experiments of changes in neighborhood built environment impact physical activity and diet? A systematic review, Freya MacMillan, Emma S. George, Xiaoqi Feng, Dafna Merom, Andrew Bennie, Amelia Cook, Taren Sanders, Genevieve Dwyer, Bonnie Pang, Justin M. Guagliano, Gregory S. Kolt, and Thomas Astell-Burt

Perceived weight-related victimization and physical activity outcomes among adolescents with overweight and obesity: Indirect role of perceived physical abilities and fear of enacted stigma [accepted manuscript], Christophe Maiano, Genevieve Lepage, Annie Aimé, ASPQ Team, and Alexandre J. S. Morin

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Adjustment to college and prediction of depression during post-secondary transition, Diane Marcotte, Thierno M. O. Diallo, and Marie-Laurence Paré

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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, Herbert W. Marsh, Jiesi Guo, Philip D. Parker, Benjamin Nagengast, Tihomir Asparouhov, Bengt Muthén, and Theresa Dicke

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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, Herbert W. Marsh, Reinhard Pekrun, Kou Murayama, A. Katrin Arens, Philip D. Parker, Jiesi Guo, 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", Herbert W. Marsh and L. Francesca Scalas

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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], Herbert W. Marsh and L. Francesca Scalas

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Meaningfulness as satisfaction of autonomy, competence, relatedness, and beneficence: Comparing the four satisfactions and positive affect as predictors of meaning in life, Frank Martela, Richard M. Ryan, and Michael F. Steger

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Teachers’ occupational attributes and their psychological wellbeing, job satisfaction, occupational self-concept and quitting intentions, Dennis M. McInerney, Hanke Korpershoek, Hui Wang, and Alexandre J. S. Morin

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Individual differences in lexical and grammar spelling across primary school, Marie-France Morin, Denis Alamargot, Thierno M. O. Diallo, and Michel Fayol

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Attending and avoiding dental appointments: Do “bright” and “dark” motivational paths have a role?, A. E. Münster Halvari, H. Halvari, and E. L. Deci

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Managing element interactivity in equation solving, Bing Hiong Ngu, Huy P. Phan, Alexander Seeshing Yeung, and Siu Fung Chung

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Learning to solve challenging percentage-change problems: A cross-cultural study from a cognitive load perspective, Bing Hiong Ngu, Alexander Seeshing Yeung, Huy P. Phan, Kian Sam Hong, and Hasbee Usop

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Mindfulness and acceptance approaches to athletic performance, Michael Thomas Noetel

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Are changes in occupational physical activity level compensated by changes in exercise behavior?, Carla F. J. Nooijen, Borja del Pozo-Cruz, Gisela Nyberg, Taren Sanders, Maria R. Galanti, and Yvonne Forsell

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Basic psychological needs and work motivation: A longitudinal test of directionality, Anja H. Olafsen, Edward L. Deci, and Hallgeir Halvari

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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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Reciprocal relations between students' academic enjoyment, boredom, and achievement over time, David W. Putwain, Sandra Becker, Wendy Symes, and Reinhard Pekrun

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Self-determination theory in human resource development: New directions and practical considerations, C. Scott Rigby and Richard M. Ryan

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

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Unmet need for professional mental health care among adolescents with high psychological distress, Rachel Sheppard, Frank P. Deane, and Joseph Ciarrochi

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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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Motivational predictors of learning strategies, participation, exertion, and performance in physical education: A randomized controlled trial, Svein Olav Ulstad, Hallgeir Halvari, Øystein Sørebø, and Edward L. Deci

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

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A qualitative investigation of the perceived influence of adolescents’ motivation on relationships between domain-specific physical activity and positive and negative affect, Rhiannon Lee White, Rebecca Olson, Philip D. Parker, Thomas Astell-Burt, and Chris Lonsdale

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A qualitative investigation of the perceived influence of adolescents’ motivation on relationships between domain-specific physical activity and positive and negative affect [accepted manuscript], Rhiannon Lee White, Rebecca Olson, Philip D. Parker, Thomas Astell-Burt, and Chris Lonsdale

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A qualitative investigation of the perceived influence of adolescents’ motivation on relationships between domain-specific physical activity and positive and negative affect [accepted manuscript], Rhiannon Lee White, Rebecca Olson, Phillip Parker, Thomas Astell-Burt, and Chris Lonsdale

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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy delivered in a dyad after a severe traumatic brain injury: A feasibility study, Diane L. Whiting, Frank P. Deane, Grahame K. Simpson, Joseph Ciarrochi, and Hamish J. McLeod

Submissions from 2017

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Self-determination theory, Nicole Adams, Todd D. Little, and Richard M. Ryan

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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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Imagery rescripting for PTSD and personality disorders: theory and application, Robert Brockman and Fiona Calvert

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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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Dyadic incongruence in chronic heart failure: Implications for patient and carer psychological health and self-care, Jan Cameron, David R. Thompson, Dion Szer, Joannah Greig, and Chantal F. Ski

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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 K. Sahdra, David Litalien, and Philip D. Parker

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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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On the application of the three-step approach to growth mixture models, Thierno M. O. Diallo and Hui Zhong Lu

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Performance of growth mixture models in the presence of time-varying covariates, Thierno M. O. Diallo, Alexandre Morin, and Hui Zhong 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