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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Toward an integrative and fine-grained insight in motivating and demotivating teaching styles: The merits of a circumplex approach, Nathalie Aelterman, Maarten Vansteenkiste, L. Haerens, Bart Soenens, Johnny R. J. Fontaine, and Johnmarshall Reeve

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The six ways to well-being (6W-WeB): A new measure of valued action that targets the frequency and motivation for six behavioural patterns that promote well-being, Geetanjali Basarkod

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Intrinsic and extrinsic aspirations and psychological well-being: a meta-analysis and latent profile analyses of life goals, Emma Bradshaw

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A public opinion survey of four future scenarios for Australia in 2050, Ian Chambers, Robert Costanza, Logan Zingus, Steve Cork, Marcello Hernandez, Ahmad Sofiullah, Thet Z. Htwe, Danny Kenny, Paul W. Atkins, Tim Kasser, Ida Kubiszewski, Yilei Liao, Aye Chan Maung, Keyi Yuan, David Finnigan, and Sean Harte

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Self-efficacy and self-concept as predictors of language learning achievements in an Asian bilingual context, Chih Nuo Grace Chao, Dennis M. McInerney, and Barry Bai

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Recommending goals and supporting needs: An intervention to help physical education teachers communicate their expectations while supporting students’ psychological needs, Sung Hyeon Cheon, Johnmarshall Reeve, and Yong-Gwan Song

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Associations between physical activity intensity and well-being in adolescents, Sarah A. Costigan, David R. Lubans, Chris Lonsdale, Taren Sanders, and Borja del Pozo Cruz

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Joint physical-activity/screen-time trajectories during early childhood: Socio-demographic predictors and consequences on health-related quality-of-life and socio-emotional outcomes, Borja del Pozo Cruz, Francisco Perales, Phil Parker, Chris Lonsdale, Michael Noetel, Kylie D. Hesketh, and Taren Sanders

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Job satisfaction of teachers and their principals in relation to climate and student achievement [accepted manuscript], Theresa Dicke, Herbert W. Marsh, Philip D. Parker, Jiesi Guo, Philip Riley, and Julia Waldeyer

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Value beliefs about math: a Bifactor-ESEM representation [accepted manuscript], Daniela Fadda, L. Francesca Scalas, Alexandre J. S. Morin, Herbert W. Marsh, and Hanna Gaspard

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A meta-analysis of techniques to promote motivation for health behaviour change from a self-determination theory perspective, Fiona B. Gillison, Peter Rouse, Martyn Standage, Simon J. Sebire, and Richard M. Ryan

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A systematic evaluation and comparison between Exploratory Structural Equation Modeling and Bayesian Structural Equation Modeling [accepted manuscript], Jiesi Guo, Herbert W. Marsh, Philip D. Parker, Theresa Dicke, Oliver Lüdtke, and Thierno M. O. Diallo

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Emotion regulation in achievement situations: An integrated model, Jason M. Harley, Reinhard Pekrun, Jamie L. Taxer, and James J. Gross

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A monitoring system to provide feedback on student physical activity during physical education lessons [accepted manuscript], Timothy B. Hartwig, Borja del Pozo-Cruz, Rhiannon L. White, Taren Sanders, Morwenna Kirwan, Philip D. Parker, Jane Lee, Katherine B. Owen, Devan Antczak, David R. Lubans, and Chris Lonsdale

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The role of the individual in the coming era of process-based therapy, Steven C. Hayes, Stefan G. Hofmann, Cory E. Stanton, Joseph K. Carpenter, Brandon T. Sanford, Joshua E. Curtiss, and Joseph Ciarrochi

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A model of art therapy for Aboriginal children within the preschool, Shiri Hergass

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Teachers’ intrinsic vs. extrinsic instructional goals predict their classroom motivating styles, Hye-Ryen Jang

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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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Sport and physical activity for youth with intellectual disability: An analysis of determinants and outcomes, Nathanial J. Kapsal

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Do positive illusions of control foster happiness?, Martina Kaufmann, Thomas Goetz, Anastasiya A. Lipnevich, and Reinhard Pekrun

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Development of a practical model for coaches to use mental skills training to enhance psychological strengths for athletes, Vijay Kumar

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General fluid/inductive reasoning battery for a high-ability population, Patrick Kyllonen, Robert Hartman, Amber Sprenger, Jonathan Weeks, Maria Bertling, Kevin McGrew, Sarah Kriz, Jonas Bertling, James Fife, and Lazar Stankov

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A tale of two quests: The (almost) non-overlapping research literatures on students' evaluations of secondary-school and university teachers [accepted manuscript], Herbert W. Marsh, Theresa Dicke, and Mathew Pfeiffer

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The murky distinction between self-concept and self-efficacy: Beware of lurking jingle-jangle fallacies [accepted manuscript], Herbert W. Marsh, Reinhard Pekrun, Philip D. Parker, Kou Murayama, Jiesi Guo, Theresa Dicke, and A. Katrin Arens

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Young women face disadvantage to enrollment in university STEM coursework regardless of prior achievement and attitudes [accepted manuscript], Herbert W. Marsh, Brooke Van Zanden, Philip D. Parker, Jiesi Guo, James Conigrave, and Marjorie Seaton

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Expanding the map of intrinsic and extrinsic aspirations using network analysis and multidimensional scaling: Examining four new aspirations, Frank Martela, Emma L. Bradshaw, and Richard M. Ryan

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Mediators of the associations between parents’ conditional regard and the quality of their adult-children’s peer-relationships, Arien C. Moller, Guy Roth, Christopher P. Niemiec, Yaniv Kanat-Maymon, and Edward L. Deci

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Dental anxiety, oral health-related quality of life, and general well-being: A self-determination theory perspective, Anne Elizabeth Münster Halvari, Hallgeir Halvari, and Edward L. Deci

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Using genetic algorithms to abbreviate the mindfulness inventory for sport: A substantive-methodological synthesis, Michael Noetel, Joseph Ciarrochi, Baljinder Sahdra, and Chris Lonsdale

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The intersection of gender, social class, and cultural context: a meta-analysis [accepted manuscript], Philip D. Parker, Brooke Van Zanden, Herbert W. Marsh, Katherine Owen, Jasper J. Duineveld, and Michael Noetel

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Happy fish in little ponds: Testing a reference group model of achievement and emotion [accepted manuscript], Reinhard Pekrun, Kou Murayama, Herbert W. Marsh, Thomas Goetz, and Anne C. Frenzel

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Expectancy of success, attainment value, engagement, and Achievement: A moderated mediation analysis, David W. Putwain, Laura J. Nicholson, Reinhard Pekrun, Sandra Becker, and Wendy Symes

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A neuroscientific perspective on basic psychological needs, Johnmarshall Reeve and Woogul Lee

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Envisioning progress and perils: Musings on the future of motivation research in a rapidly evolving world, Richard Ryan and Emma Bradshaw

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Envisioning progress and perils: Musings on the future of motivation research in a rapidly evolving world [accepted manuscript], Richard Ryan and Emma Bradshaw

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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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Cognitive and affective benefits of a mindful state in response to and in anticipation of pain, Patricia P. Schultz and Richard M. Ryan

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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

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Relationship between teachers’ interpersonal style and student outcomes in physical education, Diego Itibere Cunha Vasconcellos

Submissions from 2018

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Body Image-Acceptance and Action Questionnaire-5: An abbreviation using genetic algorithms, Geetanjali Basarkod, Baljinder Sahdra, and Joseph Ciarrochi

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Body Image-Acceptance and Action Questionnaire-5: An abbreviation using genetic algorithms [accepted manuscript], Geetanjali Basarkod, Baljinder Sahdra, and Joseph Ciarrochi

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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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Users’ intrinsic goals linked to alcohol dependence risk level and engagement with a health promotion website (Hello Sunday Morning): Observational study, Emma Bradshaw, Baljinder Sahdra, Rafael A. Calvo, Alex Mrvaljevich, and Richard Ryan

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The Achievement Pride Scales (APS), Vanessa L. Buechner, Reinhard Pekrun, and Stephanie Lichtenfeld

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Why autonomy-supportive interventions work: Explaining the professional development of teachers’ motivating style, Sung Hyeon Cheon, Johnmarshall Reeve, Youngsun Lee, and Jae-won Lee

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A needs-supportive intervention to help PE teachers enhance students' prosocial behavior and diminish antisocial behavior, Sung Hyeon Cheon, Johnmarshall Reeve, and Nikos Ntoumanis

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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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A psychosocial stage of change approach to unemployment: A psychosocial, stage of change approach to improve employment outcomes for the unemployed, Darren Coppin

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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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The relationship between exercise dose and health-related quality of life with a phase III cardiac rehabilitation program, Borja del Pozo Cruz, Graeme Carrick-Ranson, Stacey Reading, Paul Nolan, and Lance C. Dalleck

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Effects of school-average achievement on individual self-concept and achievement: Unmasking phantom effects masquerading as true compositional effects [accepted manuscript], Theresa Dicke, Herbert W. Marsh, Philip D. Parker, Reinhard Pekrun, Jiesi Guo, and Ioulia Televantou

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Validating the Copenhagen Psychosocial Questionnaire (COPSOQ-II) Using Set-ESEM: identifying psychosocial risk factors in a sample of school principals, Theresa Dicke, Herbert W. Marsh, Philip Riley, Philip D. Parker, Jiesi Guo, and Marcus Horwood

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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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The signs and significance of personality coherence in personal stories and strivings, Marc A. Fournier, Mengxi Dong, Matthew N. Quitasol, Nic M. Weststrate, and Stefano I. Di Domenico

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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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Dimensional comparisons: How academic track students’ achievements are related to their expectancy and value beliefs across multiple domains, Hanna Gaspard, Allan Wigfield, Yi Jiang, Benjamin Nagengast, Ulrich Trautwein, and Herbert W. Marsh

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Dimensional comparisons: How academic track students’ achievements are related to their expectancy and value beliefs across multiple domains [accepted manuscript], Hanna Gaspard, Allan Wigfield, Yi Jiang, Benjamin Nagengast, Ulrich Trautwein, and Herb W. Marsh

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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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Cross-cultural generalizability of social and dimensional comparison effects on reading, math, and science self-concepts for primary school students using the combined PIRLS and TIMSS data [accepted manuscript], Jiesi Guo, Herbert W. Marsh, Philip D. Parker, and Theresa Dicke

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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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Implementing resistance training in secondary schools: A cluster randomized controlled trial, Sarah G. Kennedy, Jordan J. Smith, Philip J. Morgan, Louisa R. Peralta, Toni A. Hilland, Narelle Eather, Chris Lonsdale, Anthony D. Okely, Ron C. Plotnikoff, Jo Salmon, Deborah L. Dewar, Paul A. Estabrooks, Emma Pollock, Tara L. Finn, and David R. Lubans

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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 [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

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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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Reallocating accelerometer-assessed sedentary time to light or moderate- to vigorous-intensity physical activity reduces frailty levels in older adults: An isotemporal substitution approach in the TSHA Study, Asier Mañas, Borja del Pozo Cruz, Amelia Guadalupe-Grau, Jorge Marín-Puyalto, Ana Alfaro-Acha, Leocadio Rodríguez-Mañas, Francisco J. García-García, and Ignacio Ara

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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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Students' agentic engagement predicts longitudinal increases in perceived autonomy-supportive teaching: The squeaky wheel gets the grease, Lennia Matos, Johnmarshall Reeve, Dora Herrera, and Mary Claux

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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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Becoming a researcher: Re-inventing writing spaces, Jennifer Anne McMullan

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Yarning up: Stories of challenges and success, Janet Mooney, Lynette Riley, and Fabri Blacklock

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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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Main and moderator effects of refutation on task value, epistemic emotions, and learning strategies during conceptual change, Krista Renee Muis, Gale M. Sinatra, Reinhard Pekrun, Philip H. Winne, Gregory J. Trevors, Kelsey M. Losenno, and Brendan Munzar

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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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Solitude as an approach to affective self-regulation, Thuy-vy T. Nguyen, Richard M. Ryan, and Edward L. Deci

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

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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