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

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Submissions from 2016

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Adaptive motivation and emotion in education: Research and principles for instructional design, Lisa Linnenbrink-Garcia, Erika A. Patall, and Reinhard Pekrun

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Intervention engagement moderates the dose-response relationships in a dietary intervention, Sonia Lippke, Jana M. Corbet, Daniela Lange, Linda Parschau, and Ralf Schwarzer

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Understanding motivation in education: Theoretical and practical considerations, Woon Chia Liu, John Chee Ken Wang, and Richard Michael Ryan

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An internet-supported physical activity intervention delivered in secondary schools located in low socio-economic status communities: Study protocol for the Activity and Motivation in Physical Education (AMPED) cluster randomized controlled trial, Chris Lonsdale, Aidan Lester, Katherine B. Owens, Rhiannon L. White, Ian Moyes, Louisa R. Peralta, Morwenna Kirwan, Anthony Maeder, Andrew Bennie, Freya MacMillan, Gregory S. Kolt, Nikos Ntoumanis, Jennifer M. Gore, Ester Cerin, Thierno M. O. Diallo, Dylan P. Cliff, and David R. Lubans

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Scaling-up an efficacious school-based physical activity intervention: Study protocol for the 'Internet-based Professional Learning to help teachers support Activity in Youth' (iPLAY) cluster randomized controlled trial and scale-up implementation evaluation, Christopher S. Lonsdale, Taren G. Sanders, Kristen E. Cohen, Philip Parker, Michael Noetel, Timothy Bryan Hartwig, Diego Vasconcellos, Morwenna Kirwan, Philip Morgan, Jo Salmon, Marj Moodie, Heather A. McKay, Andrew Bennie, Ron C. Plotnikoff, Renata Cinelli, David Anthony Greene, Louisa R. Peralta, Dylan Cliff, Gregory S. Kolt, Jennifer Gore, Lan Gao, and David Lubans

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Mediators of psychological well-being in adolescent boys, David R. Lubans, Jordan J. Smith, Philip J. Morgan, Mark R. Beauchamp, Andrew Miller, Christopher Sean Lonsdale, Phillip David Parker, and Kerry Dally

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A school-based intervention incorporating smartphone technology to improve health-related fitness among adolescents: Rationale and study protocol for the NEAT and ATLAS 2.0 cluster randomised controlled trial and dissemination study, David R. Lubans, Jordan J. Smith, Louisa R. Peralta, Ronald C. Plotnikoff, Anthony D. Okely, Jo Salmon, Narelle Eather, Deborah L. Dewar, Sarah Kennedy, Chris Lonsdale, Toni A. Hilland, Paul Estabrooks, Tara L. Finn, Emma Pollock, and Philip J. Morgan

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Self-construal, incremental beliefs of ability, and learning preferences of singapore students, Wenshu Luo and Alexander Seeshing Yeung

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It is risky business: Can social capital reduce risk-taking behaviours among disadvantaged youth?, Natasha R. Magson, Rhonda Gai Craven, Geoff Munns, and Alexander Seeshing Yeung

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It is risky business: Can social capital reduce risk-taking behaviours among disadvantaged youth? [accepted manuscript], Natasha R. Magson, Rhonda Craven, Geoff Munns, and Alexander S. Yeung

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Prevalence and correlates of bullying perpetration and victimization among school-aged youth with intellectual disabilities: A systematic review, Christophe Maiano, Annie Aime, Marie-Claude Salvas, Alexandre J. S. Morin, and Claude L. Normand

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Prevalence and correlates of bullying perpetration and victimization among school-aged youth with intellectual disabilities: A systematic review [accepted manuscript], Christophe Maiano, Annie Aime, Marie-Claude Salvas, Alexandre J.S. Morin, and Claude L. Normand

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Prevalence of overweight and obesity among children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Christophe Maiano, O. Hue, Alexandre J. S. Morin, and G. Moullec

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Prevalence of overweight and obesity among children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities: A systematic review and meta-analysis [accepted manuscript], Christophe Maiano, O. Hue, Alexandre J.S. Morin, and G. Moullec

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Prevalence of overweight and obesity among children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities: A systematic review and meta-analysis [accepted manuscript], Christophe Maiano, O. Hue, Alexandre J.S. Morin, and G. Moullec

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Development and validity of a very short form of the Eating Disorder Inventory, Christophe Maiano, Alexandre Morin, J. Monthuy-Blanc, J. M. Garbarino, and G. Ninot

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Prevalence of school bullying among youth with autism spectrum disorders: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Christophe Maiano, Claude L. Normand, Marie Claude Salvas, Gregory Moullec, and Annie Aime

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Cross-cultural generalizability of year in school effects: Negative effects of acceleration and positive effects of retention on academic self-concept [accepted manuscript], Herbert W. Marsh

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Cross-cultural generalizability of year in school effects: Negative effects of acceleration and positive effects of retention on academic self-concept, Herbert Warren Marsh

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Temporal ordering effects of adolescent depression, relational aggression, and victimization over six waves: Fully latent reciprocal effects models, Herbert Warren Marsh, Rhonda G. Craven, Phil D. Parker, Roberto H. Parada, Jiesi Guo, Theresa Dicke, and Adel S. Abduljabbar

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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, Herbert Warren Marsh, Phillip David Parker, Jiesi Guo, Theresa Dicke, Reinhard Pekrun, K. Murayama, and Stephanie Lichtenfeld

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Breaking the double-edged sword of effort/trying hard: Developmental equilibrium and longitudinal relations among effort, achievement, and academic self-concept, Herbert Warren Marsh, Reinhard Pekrun, Stephanie Lichtenfeld, Jiesi Guo, A. Katrin Arens, and Kou Murayama

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Temporal ordering effects of adolescent depression, relational aggression, and victimization over six waves: Fully latent reciprocal effects models [accepted manuscript], Herbert W. Marsh, Rhonda G. Craven, Phil D. Parker, Roberto H. Parada, Jiesi Guo, Theresa Dicke, and Adel S. Abduljabbar

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Temporal ordering effects of adolescent depression, relational aggression, and victimization over six waves: Fully latent reciprocal effects models [accepted manuscript], Herbert W. Marsh, Rhonda Craven, Phil Parker, Roberto H. Parada, Jiesi Guo, Theresa Dicke, and Adel S. Abduljabbar

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Invariance testing across samples and time: Cohort-sequence analysis of perceived body composition [accepted manuscript], Herbert W. Marsh, Philip D. Parker, and Alexandre J.S. Morin

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Breaking the double-edged sword of effort/trying hard: Developmental equilibrium and longitudinal relations among effort, achievement, and academic self-concept [accepted manuscript], Herbert W. Marsh, Reinhard Pekrun, Stephanie Lichtenfeld, Jisei Guo, A. Katrin Arens, and Kou Murayama

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On enhancing and diminishing energy through psychological means: Research on vitality and depletion from self-determination theory, F. Martela, C. R. DeHaan, and R. M. Ryan

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The benefits of benevolence: Basic psychological needs, beneficence, and the enhancement of well-being, Frank Martela and Richard M. Ryan

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Prosocial behavior increases well-being and vitality even without contact with the beneficiary: Causal and behavioral evidence, Frank Martela and Richard Michael Ryan

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Personal best (PB) goal structure, individual PB goals, engagement, and achievement: A study of Chinese- and English-speaking background students in Australian schools, Andrew J. Martin, Rebecca J. Collie, Magdalena M. C. Mok, and Dennis M. McInerney

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A journey through David Watkins's research and contribution to cross-cultural psychology, Dennis M. McInerney

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A person-centered approach to commitment research: Theory, research, and methodology, John P. Meyer and Alexandre J. S. Morin

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A person-centered approach to commitment research: Theory, research, and methodology [accepted manuscript], John P. Meyerq and Alexandre J.S. Morin

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Cultural perspectives on Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian students' school motivation and engagement, Janet Mooney, Marjorie Seaton, Gurvinder Kaur, Herb Marsh, and Alex Yeung

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Reciprocal relationships between teacher ratings of internalizing and externalizing behaviors in adolescents with different levels of cognitive abilities, Alexandre Morin, A. K. Arens, Christophe Maiano, Joseph Ciarrochi, Danielle Tracey, Phil Parker, and Rhonda Craven

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Further reflections on disentangling shape and level effects in person-centered analyses: An illustration exploring the dimensionality of psychological health, Alexandre Morin, Jean-Sebastien Boudrias, Herbert Warren Marsh, Isabelle Madore, and Pascale Desrumaux

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A bifactor exploratory structural equation modeling framework for the identification of distinct sources of construct-relevant psychometric multidimensionality, Alexandre J. S. Morin, A. Katrin Arens, and Herbert W. Marsh

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Exploring sources of construct-relevant multidimensionality in psychiatric measurement: A tutorial and illustration using the Composite Scale of Morningness, Alexandre J. S. Morin, A. Katrin Arens, Antoine Tran, and Herve Caci

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Further reflections on disentangling shape and level effects in person-centered analyses: An illustration exploring the dimensionality of psychological health [accepted manuscript], Alexandre J.S. Morin, Jean-Sebastien Boudrias, Herbert Warren Marsh, Isabelle Madore, and Pascale Desrumaux

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Feature topic: Person-centered methodologies in the organizational sciences, Alexandre J. S. Morin, Marylene Gagne, and Aleksandra Bujacz

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English validation of the short form of the Physical Self-Inventory (PSI-S), Alexandre J. S. Morin, Christophe Maiano, Rhiannon Lee White, Katherine B. Owen, Danielle Tracey, Nicolas Mascret, and Chris Lonsdale

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Multiple-group analysis of similarity in latent profile solutions [accepted manuscript], Alexandre J.S. Morin, John P. Meyer, Jordane Creusier, and Frank Bietry

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The music self-perception inventory: Development of a short form, Alexandre J. S. Morin, L. Francesca Scalas, Walter Vispoel, Herbert Warren Marsh, and Zhonglin Wen

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The music self-perception inventory: Development of a short form [accepted manuscript], Alexandre J.S. Morin, L. Francesca Scalas, Walter Vispoel, Herbert W. Marsh, and Zhonglin Wen

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Online supplements for: A gentle introduction to mixture modeling using physical fitness performance data [accepted manuscript], Alexandre J.S. Morin and John C.K. Wang

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Multiple-group analysis of similarity in latent profile solutions, Alexandre Morin, John P. Meyer, Jordane Creusier, and Franck Bietry

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Don't aim too high for your kids: Parental overaspiration undermines students' learning in mathematics, Kou Murayama, Reinhard Pekrun Reinhard.Pekrun@acu.edu.au, Masayuki Suzuki, Herbert Warren Marsh, and Stephanie Lichtenfeld

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Developing a tool to identify therapeutic alliance in a health coaching weight-loss intervention program, A. Nagy, Anne T. McMahon, D. Arenson, Frank P. Deane, Joseph Ciarrochi, and Linda C. Tapsell

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Can it be good to set the bar high? The role of motivational regulation in moderating the link from high standards to academic well-being, Thuy-vy T. Nguyen and Edward Lewis Deci

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On the correlates of passion for screen-based behaviors: The case of impulsivity and the problematic and non-problematic Facebook use and TV series watching, Gábor Orosz, Robert J. Vallerand, Beáta Bothe, István Tóth-Király, and Benedek Paskuj

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The relationship between physical activity and educational outcomes in adolescents, Katherine Owen

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Physical activity and school engagement in youth: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Katherine B. Owen, Philip D. Parker, Brooke Van Zanden, Freya MacMillan, T. Astell-Burt, and Christopher Sean Lonsdale

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What effect did the global financial crisis have upon youth wellbeing? Evidence from four Australian cohorts, Philip D. Parker, John Jerrim, and Jake Anders

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What effect did the Global Financial Crisis have upon youth wellbeing? Evidence from four Australian cohorts [accepted manuscript], Philip D. Parker, John Jerrim, and Jake Anders

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Does Living closer to a university increase educational attainment? A longitudinal study of aspirations, university entry, and elite university enrolment of Australian youth [accepted manuscript], Philip D. Parker, John Jerrim, Jake Anders, and Thomas Astell-Burt

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A multination study of socioeconomic inequality in expectations for progression to higher education [accepted manuscript], Philip D. Parker, John Jerrim, Ingrid Schoon, and Herbert W. Marsh

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Does living closer to a university increase educational attainment? A longitudinal study of aspirations, university entry, and elite university enrolment of Australian youth, Phillip David Parker, John Jerrim, Jake Anders, and Thomas Astell-Burt

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A multination study of socioeconomic inequality in expectations for progression to higher education: The role of between-school tracking and ability stratification, Phillip D. Parker, John Jerrim, Ingrid Schoon, and Herbert W. Marsh

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A psychometric evaluation of the gender bias in medical education cale, Rhiannon B. Parker, Philip D. Parker, Theresa Larkin, and Jon Cockburn

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Achieving optimal best: instructional efficiency and the use of cognitive load theory in mathematical problem solving, Huy P. Phan, B. H. Ngu, and Alex Yeung

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A grand theory of motivation: Why not?, Johnmarshall Reeve

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Teachers become more autonomy supportive after they believe it is easy to do, Johnmarshall Reeve and Sung Hyeon Cheon

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What kind of future do we want for our children? Principal Health and Wellbeing Survey reveals a disturbing picture, Philip John Riley

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Linking trait-based phenotypes to prefrontal cortex activation during inhibitory control, Achala H. Rodrigo, Stefano I. Di Domenico, Bryanna Graves, Jaeger Lam, Hasan Ayaz, R. Michael Bagby, and Anthony C. Ruocco

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Emotion identification skill and social support during adolescence: A three-year longitudinal study, H. C. Rowsell, Joseph Ciarrochi, Frank P. Deane, and Patrick Charles Lionel Heaven

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Emotion identification skill and social support during adolescence: A three-year longitudinal study [accepted manuscript], H. C. Rowsell, Joseph Ciarrochi, Frank P. Deane, and Patrick C.L. Heaven

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Autonomy and autonomy disturbances in self-development and psychopathology: Research on motivation, attachment, and clinical process, Richard M. Ryan, Edward L. Deci, and Maarten Vansteenkiste

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The empirical study of human autonomy using self-determination theory, Richard Michael Ryan

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Facilitating and hindering motivation, learning, and well-being in schools: Research and observations from Self-Determination Theory, Richard Michael Ryan and Edward Lewis Deci

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Epilogue: Distinct motivations and their differentiated mechanisms: Reflections on the emerging neuroscience of human motivation, Richard Michael Ryan and Stefano Di Domenico

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Naturally good?: Basic psychological needs and the proximal and evolutionary bases of human benevolence, Richard Michael Ryan and Patricia Hawley

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Eudaimonia as a way of living: Connecting aristotle with self- determination theory, Richard Michael Ryan and Frank Martela

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Nonattachment and mindfulness: Related but distinct constructs, Baljinder Kaur Sahdra, Joseph Ciarrochi, and Phillip David Parker

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Using genetic algorithms in a large nationally representative American sample to abbreviate the Multidimensional Experiential Avoidance Questionnaire, Baljinder Kaur Sahdra, Joseph Ciarrochi, Phillip David Parker, and Luca Scrucca

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The quest for comparability: Studying the invariance of the teachers' sense of self-efficacy (TSES) measure across countries, Ronny Scherer, Malte Jansen, Trude Nilsen, Shaljan Areepattamannil, and Herbert Warren Marsh

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Regional resources buffer the impact of functional limitations on perceived autonomy in older adults with multiple illnesses, Benjamin Schuz, Josh N. Westland, Susanne Wurm, C. Tesch-Romer, Julia K. Wolff, Lisa M. Warner, and Karl Ralf Schwarzer

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Coping planning as an intervention component: A commentary, Karl Ralf Schwarzer

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A PTSD symptoms trajectory mediates between exposure levels and emotional support in police responders to 9/11: A growth curve analysis, Karl R. Schwarzer, James E. Cone, Jiehui Li, and Rosemarie M. Bowler

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A PTSD symptoms trajectory mediates between exposure levels and emotional support in police responders to 9/11: a growth curve analysis, Ralf Schwarzer, James E. Cone, Jiehui Li, and Rosemarie M. Bowler

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The world is confounded: A comment on Williams and Rhodes (2016), Ralf Schwarzer and Edward McAuley

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Enhancing physical function in HIV-infected older adults: A randomized controlled clinical trial, Krupa N. Shah, Zahraa Majeed, Yilmaz B. Yoruk, Hongmei Yang, Tiffany N. Hilton, James M. McMahon, William J. Hall, Donna Walck, Amneris E. Luque, and Richard Michael Ryan

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Attachment security as a foundation for kindness toward self and others, Phillip R. Shaver, Mario Mikulincer, Baljinder Kaur Sahdra, and Jacquelyn T. Gross

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Affect influences feature binding in memory: Trading between richness and strength of memory representations, Philipp Spachtholz, Christof Kuhbandner, and Reinhard Pekrun

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Modeling indicators and outcomes of students' perceived teacher relatedness support in high school physical education, Cassandra Sparks, James A. Dimmock, Christopher Sean Lonsdale, and Ben Jackson

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Family partner intervention influences self-care confidence and treatment self-regulation in patients with heart failure, Kelly D. Stamp, Sandra B. Dunbar, Patricia C. Clark, Carolyn M. Reilly, Rebecca A. Gary, Melinda Higgins, and Richard Michael Ryan

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Individual differences within the psychological atlas of the world, Lazar Stankov

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Major psychological dimensions of cross-cultural differences: Nastiness, social awareness/morality, religiosity and broad conservatism/liberalism, Lazar Stankov

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Nastiness, morality and religiosity in 33 nations, Lazar Stankov and Jihyun Lee

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Toward a psychological atlas of the world with mixture modeling, Lazar Stankov and Jihyun Lee

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Passion for a cause: How it affects health and subjective well-being, Ariane C. St-Louis, Noemie Carbonneau, and Robert J. Vallerand

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New faculty members' emotions: A mixed-method study, Robert H. Stupnisky, Reinhard Pekrun, and Stephanie Lichtenfeld

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Feasibility of a community-based interdisciplinary lifestyle intervention trial on weight loss (the HealthTrack study), Linda Tapsell, Rebecca Thorne, Marijka J. Batterham, Joanna Russell, Joseph Ciarrochi, Gregory Peoples, Maureen Lonergan, and Allison Martin

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A place to learn: Cultivating engaging learning environments for young rural Aboriginal Australians, Danielle Tracey, Rhonda Gai Craven, Alexander Seeshing Yeung, Susan Tregeagle, Jodi Burnstein, and Helena Stanley

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Identity and epistemic emotions during knowledge revision: A potential account for the backfire effect, Gregory J. Trevors, Krista R. Muis, Reinhard Pekrun, Gale M. Sinatra, and Philip H. Winne

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Motivation, learning strategies, and performance in physical education at secondary school, Svein Olav Ulstad, Hallgeir Halvari, Øystein Sørebø, and Edward Lewis Deci

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On the Synergy Between Hedonia and Eudaimonia: The Role of Passion, Robert J. Vallerand

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The dualistic model of passion: Theory, research, and implications for the field of education, Roger J. Vallerand

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On the differential relationships involving perfectionism and academic adjustment: The mediating role of passion and affect, Jeremie Verner-Filion and Robert J. Vallerand

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Emotions that matter to achievement: Student feelings about assessment, Elisabeth Vogl and Reinhard Pekrun

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Can being autonomy-supportive in teaching improve students' self-regulation and performance?, John Chee Keng Wang, Betsy L. L. Ng, Woon Chia Liu, and Richard Michael Ryan