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 2016

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Predicting physical activity intention and behaviour using achievement goal theory: A person-centred analysis, John C. K. Wang, Alexandre J. S. Morin, W. C. Liu, and L. K. Chian

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Predicting physical activity intention and behaviour using achievement goal theory: A person-centred analysis [accepted manuscript], John C.K. Wang, Alexandre J.S. Morin, W. C. Liu, and L. K. Chian

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Students' motivational profiles in the physical education context, John C. K. Wang, Alexandre Morin, Richard Ryan, and W. C. Liu

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Revisiting self-regulatory techniques to promote physical activity in older adults: Null-findings from a randomised controlled trial, Lisa M. Warner, Julia K. Wolff, Jochen P. Ziegelmann, Ralf Schwarzer, and Susanne Wurm

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Autonomy support and diastolic blood pressure: Long term effects and conflict navigation in romantic relationships, Netta Weinstein, Nicole Legate, Madoka Kumashiro, and Richard Michael Ryan

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Comparing colorectal cancer treatment and survival for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in New South Wales, Kristie Weir, Rajah Supramaniam, Alison Gibberd, Anthony Dillon, Bruce K. Armstrong, and Dianne L. O'Connell

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Relationships between domain-specific physical activity and mental health, mental wellbeing, and mental-ill health: Understanding the role of self-determined motivation, Rhiannon Lee White

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Outcomes of the Smoker's Health Project: a pragmatic comparative effectiveness trial of tobacco-dependence interventions based on self-determination theory, Geoffrey C. Williams, Christopher P. Niemiec, Heather Patrick, Richard Michael Ryan, and Edward Lewis Deci

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Enhancing recovery orientation within mental health services: Expanding the utility of values, Virginia C. Williams, Frank P. Deane, Lindsay G. Oades, Trevor P. Crowe, Joseph Ciarrochi, and Retta Andresen

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A cluster-randomised controlled trial of values-based training to promote autonomously held recovery values in mental health workers, Virginia Williams, Frank P. Deane, Lindsay G. Oades, Trevor P. Crowe, Joseph Ciarrochi, and Retta Andresen

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How do you make me feel better? Social cognitive emotion regulation and the default mode network, Xiyao Xie, Satja Mulej Bratec, Gabriele Schmid, Chun Meng, Anselm Doll, Afra Wohlschläger, Kathrin Finke, Hans Förstl, Claus Zimmer, Reinhard Pekrun, Leonhard Schilbach, Valentin Riedl, and Christian Sorg

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Positive behavior interventions: the issue of sustainability of positive effects [accepted manuscript], Alexander S. Yeung, Rhonda G. Craven, Mary Mooney, Danielle Tracey, Katrina Barker, Anne Power, Brenda Dobia, Zhu Chen, Jill Schofield, and Timothy J. Lewis

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Positive behavior interventions: The issue of sustainability of positive effects, Alexander Seeshing Yeung, Rhonda Gai Craven, Mary Mooney, Danielle Tracey, Katrina L. Barker, Anne Power, Brenda Dobia, Zhu Chen, Jill Schofield, Phillip Whitefield, and Timothy J. Lewis

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Reciprocal relations between Chinese students beliefs of competence, effort goal, and academic achievement, Alexander Seeshing Yeung, FeiFei Han, and Frances Lai Mui Lee

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Avoiding exposure to air pollution by using filtering facemask respirators: An application of the health action process approach, Guangyu Zhou, Yiqun Gan, Qin Ke, Nina Knoll, Christopher Sean Lonsdale, and Karl Ralf Schwarzer

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Planning mediates between self-efficacy and physical activity among motivated young adults, Guangyu Zhou, Dongmei Wang, Nina Knoll, and Ralf Schwarzer

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A bayesian approach for estimating multilevel latent contextual models, Steffen Zitzmann, Oliver Ludtke, Alexander Robitzsch, and Herbert Warren Marsh

Submissions from 2015

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Cost-utility analysis of a 12-week whole-body vibration based treatment for people with type 2 diabetes: Reanalysis of a RCT in a primary care context, Rosa M. Alfonso-Rosa, Jesús del Pozo-Cruz, Borja del Pozo Cruz, Borja Sañudo, and Jose M. Abellán-Perpiñán

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Bayesian structural equation modeling with cross-loadings and residual covariances: Comments on Stromeyer et al., Tihomir Asparouhov, Bengt Muthen, and Alexandre J. S. Morin

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Mindfulness improves work engagement, wellbeing and performance in a university setting, Paul William Bamkin Atkins, Craig Hassed, and Vincent J. Fogliati

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Mindfulness, identity and work: Mindfulness training creates a more flexible sense of self, Paul William Atkins and Robert Styles

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Psychometric properties of two brief versions of the Voices Acceptance and Action Scale (VAAS): Implications for the second-wave and third-wave behavioural and cognitive approaches to auditory hallucinations, Robert Brockman, Michael Kiernan, and Elizabeth Murrell

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What are the primary goals of cognitive behavior therapy for psychosis? A theoretical and empirical review, Robert Brockman and Elizabeth Murrell

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Introduction: The evolution of mindfulness science, Kirk Warren Brown, J. David Creswell, and Richard M. Ryan

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A self-determination theory perspective on fostering healthy self-regulation from within and without, Kirk Warren Brown and Richard Michael Ryan

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Students' emotions for achievement and technology use in synchronous hybrid graduate programmes: A control-value approach, Nikolaus T. Butz, Robert H. Stupnisky, and Reinhard Pekrun

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Investigation of a bifactor model of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire, Herve Caci, Alexandre J. S. Morin, and Antoine Tran

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Investigation of a bifactor model of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire, Herve Caci, Alexandre Morin, and Antoine Tran

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Basic psychological need satisfaction, need frustration, and need strength across four cultures, Beiwen Chen, Maarten Vansteenkiste, Wim Beyers, Liesbet Boone, Edward Deci, Jolene Van der Kaap-Deeder, Bart Duriez, Willy Lens, Lennia Matos, Athanasios Mouratidis, Richard Ryan, Kennon Sheldon, Bart Soenens, Stijn Van Petegem, and Joke Verstuyf

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Developmental investigation of the domain-specific nature of the life satisfaction construct across the post-school transition [accepted manuscript], Xidan Chen, Alexandre J.S. Morin, Philip D. Parker, and Herb W. Marsh

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Developmental investigation of the domain-specific nature of the life satisfaction construct across the post-school transition, Xidan Chen, Alexandre Morin, Philip D. Parker, and Herbert Marsh

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Challenges of Teaching Chinese in Australian Schools: Lesson from Beginning Teacher-researchers, Zhu Chen

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Learning to teach in a research-oriented school-based language teaching programme, Zhu Chen and Alexander S. Yeung

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Self-efficacy in Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language in Australian Schools, Zhu Chen and Alexander S. Yeung

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A classroom-based intervention to help teachers decrease students' amotivation, Sung Hyeon Cheon and Johnmarshall Reeve

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Giving and receiving autonomy support in a high-stakes sport context: A field-based experiment during the 2012 London Paralympic Games, Sung Hyeon Cheon, Johnmarshall Reeve, Jae-won Lee, and Youngsun Lee

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Hope and emotional well-being: A six-year study to distinguish antecedents, correlates, and consequences, Joseph Ciarrochi, Philip Parker, Todd B. Kashdan, Patrick C. L. Heaven, and Emma Barkus

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Exploring doctoral examiner judgements through the lenses of Habermas and epistemic cognition, Neville Clement, Terence Lovat, Allyson Holbrook, Margaret Kiley, Sid Bourke, Brian Paltridge, Sue Starfield, Hedy Fairbairn, and Dennis M. McInerney

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Effects of whole-body vibration therapy in patients with fibromyalgia: A systematic literature review, Daniel Collado-Mateo, Jose C. Adsuar, Pedro R. Olivares, Borja del Pozo-Cruz, Jose A. Parraca, Jesús del Pozo-Cruz, and Narcis Gusi

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Chronic probable PTSD in police responders in the world trade center health registry ten to eleven years after 9/11, James Cone, Jiehui Li, Erica Kornblith, Vihra Gocheva, Steven Stellman, Annum Shaikh, Ralf Schwarzer, and Rosemarie Bowler

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Scenarios for Australia in 2050: A synthesis and proposed survey, Robert Costanza, Ida Kubiszewski, Steve Cork, Paul W. B. Atkins, Alexandra Bean, Alexis Diamond, Nicola Grigg, Emily Korb, Jasmin Logg-Scarvell, Rajkumari Navis, and Kimberley Patrick

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The psychology of passion : A meta-analytical review of a decade of research on intrapersonal outcomes, Thomas Curran, Andrew Hill, Paul Appleton, Robert Vallerand, and Martyn Standage

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Being aware and functioning fully, Edward L. Deci, Richard M. Ryan, Patricia P. Schultz, and Christopher P. Niemiec

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Power of latent growth curve models to detect piecewise linear trajectories, Thierno Diallo and Alexandre Morin

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Reducing reality shock: The effects of classroom management skills training on beginning teachers, Theresa Dicke, Jill Elling, Annett Schmeck, and Detlev Leutner

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Beginning teachers' efficacy and emotional exhaustion : Latent changes, reciprocity, and the influence of professional knowledge, Theresa Dicke, Philip D. Parker, Doris Holzberger, Olga Kunina-Habenicht, Mareike Kunter, and Detlev Leutner

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Able, ready, and willing: Examining the additive and interactive effects of intelligence, conscientiousness, And autonomous motivation on undergraduate academic performance, Katrina Di Domenico, Joan Bottorff, and Donald Cole

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Decision-making conflict and the neural efficiency hypothesis of intelligence : A functional near-infrared spectroscopy investigation, Stefano Di Domenico, Achala Rodrigo, Hasan Ayaz, Marc Fournier, and Anthony Ruocco

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The enabling effect of social support on vaccination uptake via self-efficacy and planning, Anna Ernsting, Nina Knoll, Michael Schneider, and Ralf Schwarzer

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What factors contribute to positive early childhood health and development in Australian Aboriginal children? Protocol for a population-based cohort study using linked administrative data (The Seeding Success Study), Kathleen Falster, Louisa Jorm, Sandra Eades, John Lynch, Emily Banks, Marni Brownell, Rhonda Craven, Kristjana Einarsdottir, and Deborah Randall

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Synergistic effects of social support and self-efficacy on dietary motivation predicting fruit and vegetable intake, Benjamin Reyes Fernandez, Lisa Marie Warner, Nina Knoll, Esteban Montenegro Montenegro, and Ralf Schwarzer

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Action control bridges the planning-behaviour gap: a longitudinal study on physical exercise in young adults, Frederic Fernandez, Alexandre Morin, David Litalien, Pierre Valois, and Robert Vallerand

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Cross-behavior associations and multiple health behavior change: A longitudinal study on physical activity and fruit and vegetable intake, Lena Fleig, Carina Kuper, Sonia Lippke, Ralf Schwarzer, and Amelie Wiedemann

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Beyond single behaviour theory: Adding cross-behaviour cognitions to the health action process approach, Lena Fleig, Joy Ngo, Blanca Roman, Evangelia Ntzani, Paolo Satta, Lisa Warner, Karl Schwarzer, and Maria Brandi

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Toward a unified science of personality coherence, Marc A. Fournier, Stefano Di Domenico, Nic M. Weststrate, Matthew N. Quitasol, and Mengxi Dong

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Teaching this class drives me nuts! - Examining the person and context specificity of teacher emotions, Anne C. Frenzel, Betty Becker-Kurz, Reinhard Pekrun, and Thomas Goetz

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Is 'Mentoring' the right word? A case study into praxis in the field, Andrea Gallant, Geert Kelchtermans, and Philip Riley

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Mothers improve their daughters vegetable intake : A randomized controlled trial, Maryan Gholami, Amelie Wiedemann, Nina Knoll, and Ralf Schwarzer

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Are Aboriginal people more likely to be diagnosed with more advanced cancer?, Alison Gibberd, Raja Supramaniam, Anthony Dillon, Bruce K. Armstrong, and Diane L. O'Connell

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Health messages to promote fruit and vegetable consumption at different stages : A match-mismatch design, Cristina Godinho, Maria-Joao Alvarez, Maria Lima, and Ralf Schwarzer

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Enhancing playful teachers' perception of the importance of ICT use in the classroom: The role of risk taking as a mediator, A. Lin Goodwin, Ee Ling Low, Pak Tee Ng, Alexander S. Yeung, and Li Cai

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Increasing girls' physical activity during a short-term organized youth sport basketball program : A randomized controlled trial, Justin Guagliano, Chris Lonsdale, Gregory Kolt, Richard Rosenkranz, and Emma George

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Mediators effecting moderate-to-vigorous physical activity and inactivity for girls from an intervention program delivered in an organised youth sports setting, Justin Guagliano, Christopher Lonsdale, Richard Rosenkranz, Philip D. Parker, Kingsley Agho, and Gregory Kolt

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Application of Exploratory Structural Equation Modeling to Evaluate the Academic Motivation Scale, Bethany Guay, Beverley Balkau, Alicia Thorp, Dianna Magliano, Jonathan Shaw, Neville Owen, and David Dunstan

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Directionality of the associations of high school expectancy-value, aspirations, and attainment : A longitudinal study, Jiesi Guo, Herbert Marsh, Alexandre Morin, Philip D. Parker, and Gurvinder Kaur

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Expectancy-value in mathematics, gender and socioeconomic background as predictors of achievement and aspirations : A multi-cohort study, Jiesi Guo, Herbert Marsh, Philip D. Parker, Alexandre Morin, and Alexander Yeung

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Directionality of the associations of high school expectancy-value, aspirations, and attainment: a longitudinal study [accepted manuscript], Jiesi Guo, Herbert W. Marsh, Alexandre Morin, Philip D. Parker, and Gurvinder Kaur

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Expectancy-value, gender and socioeconomic background as predictors of achievement [accepted manuscript], Jiesi Guo, Herbert W. Marsh, Philip D. Parker, and Alexandre J. S. Morin

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Achievement, motivation, and educational choices: a longitudinal study of expectancy and value using a multiplicative perspective [accepted manuscript], Jiesi Guo, Philip D. Parker, Herbert W. Marsh, and Alexandre J.S. Morin

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Social cognitive antecedents of fruit and vegetable consumption in truck drivers : A sequential mediation analysis, Kyra Hamilton, Caitlin Vayro, and Ralf Schwarzer

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The thriving adolescent: Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Positive Psychology to help teens manage emotions, achieve goals, and build connection, Louise L. Hayes and Joseph Ciarrochi

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Promoting potential: A mixed methods study evaluating the impact of differing school settings on high achieving students' academic and psychosocial outcomes, Lucy Hobby

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The role of passion for work and need satisfaction in psychological adjustment to retirement, Nathalie Houlfort, Claude Fernet, Robert J. Vallerand, Andreanne Laframboise, Frederic Guay, and Richard Koestner

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Heavy work investment: The role of passion, Nathalie Houlfort, Robert J. Vallerand, and Andréanne Laframboise

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Children's movement skills when playing active video games, Ryan Hulteen, M. Johnson, Nicola D. Ridgers, Robin Mellecker, and Lisa M. Barnett

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Validity and reliability of field-based measures for assessing movement skill competency in lifelong physical activities: A systematic review, Ryan M. Hulteen, Natalie J. Lander, Philip J. Morgan, Lisa M. Barnett, Samuel J. Robertson, and David R. Lubans

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Supervised walking in comparison with fitness training for chronic back pain in physiotherapy : Results of the SWIFT single-blinded randomized controlled trial (ISRCTN17592092), Deirdre A. Hurley, Mark A. Tully, Chris Lonsdale, Colin A. G. Boreham, Willem van Mechelen, Leslie Daly, Aódan Tynan, and Suzanne M. McDonough

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Supervised walking in comparison with fitness training for chronic back pain in physiotherapy : Results of the SWIFT single-blinded randomized controlled trial (ISRCTN17592092), Deirdre Hurley, Mark Tully, Chris Lonsdale, Colin Boreham, Willem van Mechelen, Leslie Daly, Aodan Tynan, and Suzanne McDonough

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Contrast and assimilation effects of dimensional comparisons in five subjects : An extension of the I/E Model, Malte Jansen, Ulrich Schroeders, Oliver Ludtke, and Herbert Marsh

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Socioeconomic inequality in access to high-status colleges: A cross-country comparison, John Jerrim, Anna K. Chmielewski, and Phil Parker

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Dorian Gray without his portrait: Psychological, social, and physical health costs associated with the Dark Triad, Peter Jonason, Holly Baughman, Gregory Carter, and Philip Parker

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Pathology, pseudopathology, and the Dark Triad of personality, Peter Jonason, Jasper Duineveld, and James Middleton

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Development and validation of the Australian Aboriginal racial identity and self-esteem survey for 8-12 year old children (IRISE_C), Cheryl Kickett-Tucker, Daniel Christensen, David Lawrence, Stephen Zubrick, Deborah Johnson, and Fiona Stanley

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Positive affect catalyzes academic engagement: Cross-sectional, longitudinal, and experimental evidence, Ronnel B. King, Dennis M. McInerney, Fraide A. Ganotice, and Jonalyn B. Villarosa

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Academic self-concept and achievement, Hau Kit-Tai and Herbert Warren Marsh

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Testing the multidimensionality of the inventory of school motivation in a Dutch student sample, Hanke Korpershoek, Kun Xu, Magdalena Mo Ching Mok, Dennis M. McInerney, and Greetje van der Werf

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Differential binding of colors to objects in memory: Red and yellow stick better than blue and green, Christof Kuhbandner, Bernhard Spitzer, Stephanie Lichtenfeld, and Reinhard Pekrun

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Social Physique Anxiety and Disturbed Eating Attitudes and Behaviors in Adolescents: Moderating Effects of Sport, Sport-Related Characteristics, and Gender, Marie-Christine Lanfranchi, Christophe Maiano, Alexandre J. S. Morin, and Pierre Therme

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Testing the effects of a self-determination theory-based intervention with youth Gaelic football coaches on athlete motivation and burnout, Edel Langan, John Toner, Catherine Blake, and Christopher Lonsdale

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A framework for cellecting inclusive design data for the UK population, Pat Langdon, Daniel Johnson, Felicia Huppert, and John Clarkson

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The interplay of intention, autonomy, and sex with dietary planning : A conditional process model to predict fruit and vegetable intake, Daniela Lange, Jana Corbett, Sonia Lippke, Nina Knoll, and Ralf Schwarzer

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Teacher perceptions of factors for successful inclusive early childhood education in Hong Kong, Frances Lai Mui Lee, Alexander Seeshing Yeung, Katrina Barker, Danielle Tracey, and Jesmond Fan

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Inclusion of children with special needs in early childhood education : What teacher characteristics matter, Frances Lai Mui Lee, Alexander Yeung, Danielle Tracey, and Katrina Barker

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Validity of social, moral and emotional facets of Self-Description Questionnaire II, Kim Leung, Herbert Marsh, Alexander Yeung, and Adel Abduljabbar

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Comparing a motivational and a self-regulatory intervention to adopt an oral self-care regimen : A two-sequential randomized crossover trial, Pempa Lhakhang, Maryam Gholami, Nina Knoll, and Ralf Schwarzer

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Evaluating brief motivational and self-regulatory hand hygiene interventions: A cross-over longitudinal design, Pempa Lhakhang, Sonia Lippke, Nina Knoll, and Ralf Schwarzer

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Academic self-concepts in ability streams: considering domain specificity and same-stream peers, Gregory Arief Liem, Dennis McInerney, and Alexander S. Yeung

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Assessing teachers' educational knowledge: Construct specification and validation using mixed methods, Christina Linninger, Olga Kunina-Habenicht, Simone Emmenlauer, Theresa Dicke, Franziska Schulze-Stocker, Detlev Leutner, Tina Seidel, Ewald Terhart, and Mareike Kunter

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Dropout intentions in PhD studies : A comprehensive model based on interpersonal relationships and motivational resources, David Litalien and Frederic Guay

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Teachers' knowledge about psychology: Development and validation of a test measuring theoretical foundations for teaching and its relation to instructional behavior, Hendrik Lohse-Bossenz, Olga Kunina-Habenicht, Theresa Dicke, Detlev Leutner, and Mareike Kunter