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 2020

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Parental ethnic-racial socialization practices and children of color's psychosocial and behavioral adjustment: A systematic review and meta-analysis, Ming-Te Wang, Daphne A. Henry, Leann V. Smith, James P. Huguley, and Jiesi Guo

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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Conceptualizing and testing a new tripartite measure of coach interpersonal behaviors, Nikita Bhavsar, Nikolaos Ntoumanis, Eleanor Quested, Daniel F. Gucciardi, Cecilie Thøgersen-Ntoumani, Richard M. Ryan, Johnmarshall Reeve, Philippe Sarrazin, and Kimberley J. Bartholomew

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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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Relative incidence and origins of achievement emotions in computer-based collaborative problem-solving: A control-value approach, Jesus Camacho-Morles, Gavin R. Slemp, Lindsay G. Oades, Reinhard Pekrun, and Lucy Morrish

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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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Toward a better assessment of perceived social influence: The relative role of significant others on young athletes, Derwin K. C. Chan, Richard J. Keegan, Alfred S. Y. Lee, Sophie X. Yang, Lei Zhang, Ryan E. Rhodes, and Chris Lonsdale

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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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Expanding autonomy psychological need states from two (satisfaction, frustration) to three (dissatisfaction): A classroom-based intervention study, Sung Hyeon Cheon, Johnmarshall Reeve, Youngsun Lee, Nikolaos Ntoumanis, Nicolas Gillet, Bo Ram Kim, and Yong-Gwan Song

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Expanding autonomy psychological need states from two (satisfaction, frustration) to three (dissatisfaction): A classroom-based intervention study [accepted manuscript], Sung Hyeon Cheon, Johnmarshall Reeve, Youngsun Lee, Nikolaos Ntoumanis, Nicolas Gillet, Bo Ram Kim, and Yong-Gwan Song

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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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Exploring the antecedents and consequences of epistemic emotions, Marianne Chevrier, Krista R. Muis, Gregory J. Trevors, Reinhard Pekrun, and Gale M. Sinatra

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The upsides and downsides of the dark side: A longitudinal study into the role of prosocial and antisocial strategies in close friendship formation, Joseph Ciarrochi, Baljinder Sahdra, Patricia H. Hawley, and Emma K. Devine

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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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Traditional gender role beliefs and career attainment in STEM: A gendered story?, Anna-Lena Dicke, Nayssan Safavian, and Jacquelynne S. Eccles

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

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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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In-the-moment profiles of expectancies, task values, and costs, Julia Dietrich, Julia Moeller, Jiesi Guo, Jaana Viljaranta, and Bärbel Kracke

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Compulsive internet use and the development of self-esteem and hope: A four-year longitudinal study, James N. Donald, Joseph Ciarrochi, Philip D. Parker, and Baljinder K. Sahdra

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Does your mindfulness benefit others? A systematic review and meta-analysis of the link between mindfulness and prosocial behaviour, James N. Donald, Baljinder K. Sahdra, Brooke Van Zanden, Jasper J. Duineveld, Paul W. B. Atkins, Sarah L. Marshall, and Joseph Ciarrochi

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A preliminary investigation of attachment style and inflammation in African-American young adults, Katherine B. Ehrlich, Jessica A. Stern, Jacquelynne Eccles, Julie V. Dinh, Elizabeth A. Hopper, Margaret E. Kemeny, Emma K. Adam, and Jude Cassidy

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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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Basic Psychological Need Satisfaction Toward Learning: A Longitudinal Test of Mediation Using Bifactor Exploratory Structural Equation Modeling, Alex C. Garn, Alexandre J. S. Morin, and Chris Lonsdale

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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 longitudinal study on starting teachers’ retention intentions: Do pre-teaching work experience and length of working years make a difference?, A. Lin Goodwin, Ee Ling Low, Li Cai, and Alexander Seeshing Yeung

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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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School starting age and child development in a state-wide, population-level cohort of children in their first year of school in New South Wales, Australia, Mark Hanly, Ben Edwards, Sharon Goldfeld, Rhonda G. Craven, Janet Mooney, Louisa Jorm, and Kathleen Falster

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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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Parental ethnic-racial socialization practices and the construction of children of color's ethnic-racial identity: A research synthesis and meta-analysis, James P. Huguley, Ming-Te Wang, Ariana C. Vasquez, and Jiesi Guo

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Who holds a fixed mindset and whom does it harm in mathematics?, NaYoung Hwang, Marcela Reyes, and Jacquelynne S. Eccles

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Testing syndromes of psychopathology in parent and youth ratings across societies, Masha Y. Ivanova, Thomas M. Achenbach, Leslie A. Rescorla, Jiesi Guo, Robert R. Althoff, Kees-Jan Kan, Fredrik Almqvist, Ivan Begovac, Anders G. Broberg, Myriam Chahed, Marina Monzani da Rocha, Anca Dobrean, Manfred Döepfner, Nese Erol, Eric Fombonne, Antonio Castro Fonseca, Maria Forns, Alessandra Frigerio, Hans Grietens, Nohelia Hewitt-Ramirez, Fernando Juarez, Ilona Kajokienė, Yasuko Kanbayashi, Young-Ah Kim, Bo Larsson, Patrick Leung, Xianchen Liu, Alfio Maggiolini, Asghar Minaei, Paulo A. S. Moreira, Kyung Ja Oh, Djaouida Petot, Rolando Pomalima, Alexandra Roussos, Vlasta Rudan, Michael Sawyer, Mimoza Shahini, Zeynep Simsek, Hans-Christoph Steinhausen, Lajos Szirovicza, Jose Valverde, Laura Viola, Sheila Weintraub, Christa Winkler Metzke, Tomasz Wolanczyk, Bernardine Woo, Eugene Yuqing Zhang, Nelly Zilber, Rita Žukauskienė, and Frank C. Verhulst

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

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The dimensional structure of students’ self-concept and interest in science depends on course composition, Malte Jansen, Ulrich Schroeders, Oliver Lüdtke, and Herbert W. Marsh

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The dimensional structure of students’ self-concept and interest in science depends on course composition [accepted manuscript], Malte Jansen, Ulrich Schroeders, Oliver Lüdtke, and Herbert W. Marsh

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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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Does fitness attenuate the relationship between changes in sitting time and health-related quality of life over time in community-dwelling older adults? Evidence from the EXERNET multicenter longitudinal study, O. López-Torres, B. del Pozo-Cruz, B. Maroto‑Sánchez, S. Vila-Maldonado, A. Gómez-Cabello, M. Martín-García, A. González-Agüero, N. Gusi, L. Espino, J. A. Casajús, M. González-Gross, Ignacio Ara, and Pedrero-Chamizo

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Parental authoritativeness, social support and help-seeking for mental health problems in adolescents, Michelle Maiuolo, Frank P. Deane, and Joseph Ciarrochi

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Dose-response association between physical activity and sedentary time categories on ageing biomarkers, Asier Mañas, Borja del Pozo-Cruz, Irene Rodríguez-Gómez, Javier Leal-Martín, José Losa-Reyna, Leocadio Rodriguez Mañas, Francisco J. García-García, and Ignacio Ara

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Can physical activity offset the detrimental consequences of sedentary time on frailty? A moderation analysis in 749 older adults measured with accelerometers, Asier Mañas, Borja del Pozo-Cruz, Irene Rodríguez-Gómez, José Losa-Reyna, Leocadio Rodriguez Mañas, Francisco J. García-García, and Ignacio Ara

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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, Herbert W. Marsh, Reinhard Pekrun, Philip D. Parker, Kou Murayama, Jiesi Guo, Theresa Dicke, and A. Katrin Arens

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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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Threats and supports to female students’ math beliefs and achievement, Sarah E. McKellar, Aixa D. Marchand, Matthew A. Diemer, Oksana Malanchuk, and Jacquelynne S. Eccles

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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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Autonomy-supportive dental treatment, oral health-related eudaimonic well-being and oral health: a randomized clinical trial, Anne Elizabeth Münster-Halvari, Hallgeir Halvari, Edward L. Deci, and Geoffrey C. Williams

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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 negative year in school effect: Extending scope and strengthening causal claims, Philip D. Parker, Herbert W. Marsh, Felix Thoemmes, and Nicholas Biddle

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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, Reinhard Pekrun, Kou Murayama, Herbert W. Marsh, Thomas Goetz, and Anne C. Frenzel

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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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Young schema questionnaire – short form version 3 (YSQ-S3): Preliminary validation in older adults, Katelyn Phillips, Robert Brockman, Phoebe E. Bailey, and Ian I. Kneebone

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Barriers and facilitators to the implementation of a stepped care intervention for personality disorder in mental health services, Melissa Pigot, Caitlin E. Miller, Robert Brockman, and Brin F. S. Grenyer

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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, Baljinder K. Sahdra, Joseph Ciarrochi, Philip D. Parker, Rhonda Craven, Robert Brockman, Emma K. Devine, James Conigrave, and Doris F. Chang

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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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Type of screen time moderates effects on outcomes in 4013 children: Evidence from the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children, Taren Sanders, Philip D. Parker, Borja del Pozo-Cruz, Michael Noetel, and Chris Lonsdale

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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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Building Grit: The Longitudinal Pathways between Mindset, Commitment, Grit, and Academic Outcomes, Xin Tang, Ming-Te Wang, Jiesi Guo, and K. Salmela-Aro

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

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The relations of science task values, self-concept of ability, and stem aspirations among finnish students from first to second grade, Janica Vinni-Laakso, Jiesi Guo, Kalle Juuti, Anni Loukomies, Jari Lavonen, and Katariina Salmela-Aro

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Gendered STEM career choices: Altruistic values, beliefs, and identity, Christopher M. Wegemer and Jacquelynne S. Eccles

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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Converting Parkinson-specific scores into health state utilities to assess cost-utility analysis, Gang Chen, Miguel Ángel García-Gordillo, Daniel Collado-Mateo, Borja del Pozo-Cruz, José C. Adsuar, José Manuel Cordero-Ferrera, José María Abellán-Perpiñán, and Fernando Ignacio Sánchez-Martínez

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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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Paradoxical effects of perceived control on survival, Judith G. Chipperfield, Raymond P. Perry, Reinhard Pekrun, Jeremy M. Hamm, and Frieder R. Lang

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Development of friendship and task values in a new school: Friend selection for the arts and physical education but socialization for academic subjects, Angela Chow, Noona Kiuru, Philip D. Parker, Jacquelynne S. Eccles, and Katariina Salmela-Aro

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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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Replacing sedentary time: Meta-analysis of objective-assessment studies, Jesús del Pozo-Cruz, Antonio García-Hermoso, Rosa M. Alfonso-Rosa, Francisco Álvarez Barbosa, Neville Owen, Sebastien F. M. Chastin, and Borja del Pozo-Cruz

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

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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 worthy self is a caring self: Examining the developmental relations between self-esteem and self-compassion in adolescents, James N. Donald, Joseph Ciarrochi, Philip D. Parker, Baljinder K. Sahdra, Sarah L. Marshall, and Jiesi Guo

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A worthy self is a caring self: Examining the developmental relations between self-esteem and self-compassion in adolescents [accepted manuscript]`, James N. Donald, Joseph Ciarrochi, Philip D. Parker, Baljinder K. Sahdra, Sarah L. Marshall, and Jiesi Guo

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A Critical Look at Parenting Research: An Examination and Contextualisation of Autonomy Supportive and Psychologically Controlling Parenting, Jasper J. Duineveld