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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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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Students' Idiosyncratic perceptions of teaching quality in mathematics: A result of rater tendency alone or an expression of dyadic effects between students and teachers?, Richard Göllner, Wolfgang Wagner, Jacquelynne Eccles, and Ulrich Trautwein

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Gendered pathways toward STEM careers: The incremental roles of work value profiles above academic task values, Jiesi Guo, Jacquelynne Sue Eccles, Florencia M. Sortheix, and Katariina Salmela-Aro

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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, Jiesi Guo, Herbert W. Marsh, Philip D. Parker, and Theresa Dicke

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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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Joint trajectories of task value in multiple subject domains: From both variable- and pattern-centered perspectives, Jiesi Guo, Ming-Te Wang, Elina E. Ketonen, Jacquelynne Sue Eccles, and Katariina Salmela-Aro

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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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How robust are cross-country comparisons of PISA scores to the scaling model used?, John Jerrim, Philip Parker, Alvaro Choi, Anna Katyn Chmielewski, Christine Sälzer, and Nikki Shure

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How robust are cross-country comparisons of PISA scores to the scaling model used? [accepted manuscript], John Jerrim, Philip Parker, Alvaro Choi, Anna Katyn Chmielewski, Christine Sälzer, and Nikki Shure

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Cross-national comparison of gender differences in the enrollment in and completion of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics Massive Open Online Courses, Suhang Jiang, Katerina Schenke, Jacquelynne Eccles, Di Xu, and Mark Warschauer

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Effects of a Dual-Approach Instruction on Students’ Science Achievement and Motivation, Munirah Shaik Kadir Binte, Alex Yeung, Richard Ryan, Anne Forbes, and Thierno M. O. Diallo

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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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Improving adherence to exercise: Do people with knee osteoarthritis and physical therapists agree on the behavioral approaches likely to succeed?, Philippa J. A. Nicolson, Rana S. Hinman, Simon D. French, Chris Lonsdale, and Kim L. Bennell

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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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Uncovering young children's motivational beliefs about learning science, Elisa Oppermann, Martin Brunner, Jacquelynne Eccles, and Yvonne Anders

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

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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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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, Philip D. Parker, Herbert W. Marsh, John P. Jerrim, Jiesi Guo, and Theresa Dicke

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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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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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Network analysis for the visualization and analysis of qualitative data, Jennifer J. Pokorny, Alex Norman, Anthony P. Zanesco, Susan Bauer-Wu, Baljinder K. Sahdra, and Clifford D. Saron

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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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Control-value appraisals, enjoyment, and boredom in mathematics: A longitudinal latent interaction analysis, David W. Putwain, Reinhard Pekrun, Laura J. Nicholson, Wendy Symes, Sandra Becker, and Herbert W. Marsh

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Control-value appraisals, enjoyment, and boredom in mathematics: A longitudinal latent interaction analysis [accepted manuscript], David W. Putwain, Reinhard Pekrun, Laura J. Nicholson, Wendy Symes, Sandra Becker, and Herbert W. Marsh

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Community gardening: Basic psychological needs as mechanisms to enhance individual and community well-being, Eleanor Quested, Cecilie Thøgersen-Ntoumani, Hannah Uren, Sarah J. Hardcastle, and Richard M. Ryan

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Ideal cardiovascular health and incident cardiovascular disease among adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Robinson Ramírez-Vélez, José M. Saavedra, Felipe Lobelo, Carlos A. Celis-Morales, Borja del Pozo Cruz, and Antonio García-Hermoso

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Personality-based antecedents of teachers’ autonomy-supportive and controlling motivating styles, Johnmarshall Reeve, Hye-Ryen Jang, and Hyungshim Jang

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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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Benefits of emotional integration and costs of emotional distancing, Guy Roth, Bat-Hen Shahar, Yael Zohar-Shefer, Moti Benita, Anat Moed, Uri Bibi, Yaniv Kanat-Maymon, and Richard M. Ryan

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To the means and beyond: Understanding variation in students’ perceptions of teacher emotional support, Katerina Schenke, Erik Ruzek, Arena C. Lam, Stuart A. Karabenick, and Jacquelynne S. Eccles

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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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Leader autonomy support in the workplace: A meta-analytic review, Gavin R. Slemp, Margaret L. Kern, Kent J. Patrick, and Richard M. Ryan

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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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Measuring perceptions of self and others in what people say: A replication and extension of the functional self-discrimination measure, Robert G. Styles and Paul W. B. Atkins

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The role of students’ and teachers’ ratings of autonomous motivation in a self-determination theory model predicting participation in physical education, Svein Olav Ulstad, Hallgeir Halvari, and Edward L. Deci

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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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Patterns of math and English self-concepts as motivation for college major selection, Osman Umarji, Peter McPartlan, and Jacquelynne Eccles

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Fostering personal meaning and self-relevance: A self-determination theory perspective on internalization, Maarten Vansteenkiste, Nathalie Aelterman, Gert-Jan De Muynck, Leen Haerens, Erika Patall, and Johnmarshall Reeve

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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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Domain-specific physical activity and affective wellbeing among adolescents: An observational study of the moderating roles of autonomous and controlled motivation, Rhiannon Lee White, Phil Parker, David Lubans, Freya MacMillan, Rebecca Olson, T. 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

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Psychometric validation of the Parental Bonding Instrument in a U.K. population–based sample: Role of gender and association with mental health in mid-late life, Man K. Xu, Alexandre J. S. Morin, Herbert W. Marsh, Marcus Richards, and Peter B. Jones

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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Math self-concept, grades, and achievement test scores: Long-term reciprocal effects across five waves and three achievement tracks, A. Katrin Arens, Herbert W. Marsh, Reinhard Pekrun, Stephanie Lichtenfeld, Kou Murayama, and Rudolf vom Hofe

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Math self-concept, grades, and achievement test scores: Long-term reciprocal effects across five waves and three achievement tracks [accepted manuscript], A. Katrin Arens, Herbert W. Marsh, Reinhard Pekrun, Stephanie Lichtenfeld, Kou Murayama, and Rudolf vom Hofe

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Math self-concept, grades, and achievement test scores: Long-term reciprocal effects across five waves and three achievement tracks [accepted manuscript], A. Katrin Arens, Herbert W. Marsh, Reinhard Pekrun, Stephanie Lichtenfeld, Kou Murayama, and Rudolf vom Hofe

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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