Avi Assor

Assor, A., Feinberg, O., Kanat-Maymon, Y., & Kaplan, H. (2018). Reducing violence in non-controlling ways: A change program based on self determination theory. The Journal of Experimental Education, 86(2), 195-213. doi: 10.1080/00220973.2016.1277336

Roth, G., Kanat-Maymon, Y., & Assor, A. (2016). The role of unconditional parental regard in autonomy‐supportive parenting. Journal of Personality, 84(6), 716-725. doi: 10.1111/jopy.12194

Kanat-Maymon, Y., Roth, G., Assor, A., & Raizer, A. (2016). Controlled by Love: The Harmful Relational Consequences of Perceived Conditional Positive Regard. Journal of Personality, 84, 446-460. doi: 10.1111/jopy.12171

Wuyts, D., Vansteenkiste, M., Soenens, B., & Assor, A. (2015). An Examination of the Dynamics Involved in Parental Child-Invested Contingent Self-Esteem. Parenting: Science and Practice, 15(2), 55-74. doi: 10.1080/15295192.2015.1020135

Brambilla, M., Assor, A., Manzi, C., & Regalia, C. (2015). Autonomous versus controlled religiosity: Family and group antecedents. The International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 25, 193-210. doi: 10.1080/10508619.2014.888902

Yu, S., Assor, A., & Liu, X. (2014). Perception of parents as demonstrating the inherent merit of their values: Relations with self-congruence and subjective well-being. International Journal of Psychology, 50(1), 70-74. doi: 10.1002/ijop.12074

Assor, A., Kanat-Maymon, Y., & Roth, G. (2014). Parental conditional regard: Psychological costs and antecedents. In Weinstein, Netta, Human motivation and interpersonal relationships (pp. 215-237). Netherlands: Springer. doi:

Reeve, J., Wang, C. K. J., Vansteenkiste, M., Assor, A., Ahmad, I., Cheon, S. H., Jang, H., Kaplan, H., Moss, J.D., & Olaussen, B. S. (2014). The beliefs that underlie autonomy-supportive and controlling teaching: A multinational investigation. Motivation and Emotion, 38(1), 93-110. doi: 10.1007/s11031-013-9367-0

Assor, A. (2012). Allowing choice and nurturing an inner compass: Educational practices supporting students’ need for autonomy. In Christenson S., Reschly A., Wylie C. (Eds.), Handbook of research on student engagement (pp. 421-439). Boston, MA: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-2018-7_20

Kaplan, H., & Assor, A. (2012). Enhancing autonomy-supportive I–Thou dialogue in schools: Conceptualization and socio-emotional effects of an intervention program. Social Psychology of Education, 15, 251-269. doi: 10.1007/s11218-012-9178-2

Kaplan, H., & Assor, A. (2012). Enhancing autonomy-supportive I–Thou dialogue in schools: Conceptualization and socio-emotional effects of an intervention program. Social Psychology of Education doi: 10.1007/s11218-012-9178-2

Roth, G., & Assor, A. (2012). The cost of parental pressure to express emotions: Conditional regard and autonomy support as predictors of emotion regulation and intimacy. Journal of Adolescence, 35, 799-808. doi: 10.1016/j.adolescence.2011.11.005

Kanat-Maymon, Y., Roth, G., Assor, A., & Reizer, A. (2012). Conditional regard in close relationship. In Mikulincer, M., & Shaver, P. R., The Social Psychology of Meaning, Morality, and Choice (pp. 235-251). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. doi: 10.1037/13748-013

Assor, A., & Tal, K. (2012). When parents’ affection depends on child’s achievement: Parental conditional positive regard, self-aggrandizement, shame and coping in adolescents. Journal of Adolescence, 35, 249–260.

Roth, G., & Assor, A. (2010). Parental conditional regard as a predictor of deficiencies in young children’s capacities to respond to sad feelings. Infant and Child Development, 19, 465-477.

Weinstock, M., Assor, A., & Broide, G. (2009). Schools as promoters of moral judgment: the essential role of teachers’ encouragement of critical thinking. Social Psychology of Education, 12, 137-151. doi: 10.1007/s11218-008-9068-9

Roth, G., Assor, A., Niemiec, C. P., Ryan, R. M., & Deci, E. L. (2009). The emotional and academic consequences of parental conditional regard: Comparing conditional positive regard, conditional negative regard, and autonomy support as parenting practices. Developmental Psychology, 45, 1119–1142.

Assor, A., Vansteenkiste, M., & Kaplan, A. (2009). Identified versus introjected approach and introjected avoidance motivations in school and in sports: The limited benefits of self-worth strivings. Journal of Educational Psychology, 101, 482-497.

Assor, A., Kaplan, H., Feinberg, O., & Tal, K. (2009). Combining vision with voice: A learning and implementation structure promoting teachers' internalization of practices based on self-determination theory. Theory and Research in Education, 7, 234-243.

Katz, I., Assor, A., & Kanat-Maymon, Y. (2008). A projective assessment of autonomous motivation in children: Correlational and experimental evidence. Motivation and Emotion, 32, 109-119. doi: 10.1007/s11031-008-9086-0

Katz, I., & Assor, A. (2007). When choice motivates and when it does not. Educational Psychology Review, 19, 429-442. doi: 10.1007/s10648-006-9027-y

Knafo, A., & Assor, A. (2007). Motivation for agreement with parental values: Desirable when autonomous, problematic when controlled. Motivation and Emotion, 31, 232-245.

Roth, G., Assor, A., Kanat-Maymon, Y., & Kaplan, H. (2007). Autonomous motivation for teaching: How self-determined teaching may lead to self-determined learning. Journal of Educational Psychology, 99, 761-774.

Katz, I., Assor, A., Kanat-Maymon, Y., & Bereby-Meyer, Y. (2006). Interest as a motivational resource: Feedback and gender matter, but interest makes the difference. Social Psychology of Education, 9, 27-42. doi: 10.1007/s11218-005-2863-7

Roth, G., Kanat-Maymon, Y., Assor, A., & Kaplan, H. (2006). Assessing the experience  of autonomy in new cultures and contexts. Motivation and Emotion, 30, 365-376.

Assor, A., Cohen-Malayev, M., Kaplan, A., & Friedman, D. (2005). Choosing to stay religious in a modern world: Socialization and exploration processes leading to an integrated internalization of religion among Israeli Jewish youth. In M. L. Maehr & S. Karabenick (Eds.), Advances in motivation and achievement: Motivation and religion (Vol 14, pp. 105-150). Oxford, UK: Elsevier Press.

Assor, A., Cohe, Cohen-Malayev, M., Kaplan, A., & Friedman, D. (2005). Choosing to stay religious in a modern world: Socialization and exploration processes leading to an integrated internalization of religion among Israeli Jewish youth. Advances in Motivation and Achievement, 14, 105-150. doi: 10.1016/S0749-7423(05)14005-9

Assor, A., & Roth, G. (2005). The harmful effects of parental conditional regard. Scientific Annals of the psychological Society of Northern Greece, 7, 17-34.

Assor, A., Kaplan, H., Kanat-Maymon, Y., & Roth, G. (2005). Directly controlling teachers' behaviors as predictors of poor motivation and engagement in girls and boys: The role of anger and anxiety. Learning and Instruction, 15, 397-413.

Kaplan, H., & Assor, A. (2004). Needs supporting dialogue among teachers and students: A conceptualization and an implementation program. Hayeoz Hachinchi, 13, 161-189.

Alfi, O., Katz, I., & Assor, A. (2004). Learning to allow temporary failure: Potential benefits, supportive practices and teacher concerns. Journal of Education for Teaching, 30, 27-41.

Assor, A., Roth, G., & Deci, E. L. (2004). The emotional costs of perceived parental conditional regard: A self-determination theory analysis. Journal of Personality, 72, 47-87.

Assor, A., Kaplan, H., & Roth, G. (2002). Choice is good, but relevance is excellent: Autonomy-enhancing and suppressing teacher behaviours in predicting student's engagement in school work. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 72, 261-278.

Assor, A., & Kaplan, H. (2001). Mapping the domain Of autonomy support: Five important ways to enhance or undermine students' experience of autonomy in learning. In A. Efklides, J. Kuhl, & R. M. Sorrentino (Eds.), Trends and prospects in motivation research (pp. 101-120). Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers.