Causality Orientations and Priming Autonomy

 

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  • Weinstein, N., Przybylski, A. K., & Ryan, R. M. (2012). The index of autonomous functioning: Development of a scale of human autonomy. Journal of Research in Personality, 46, 397-413. doi: 10.1016/j.jrp.2012.03.007
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  • Olesen, M., H. (2011). General causality orientations are distinct from but related to dispositional traits. Personality and Individual Differences, 51, 460-465.
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  • Deci, E. L., & Ryan, R. M. (1985). The general causality orientations scale: Self-determination in personality. Journal of Research in Personality, 19, 109-134.
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Research Reports

  • Gillet, N., Fouquereau, E., Lafrenière, M.-A. K., & Huyghebaert, T. (2016). Examining the roles of work autonomous and controlled motivations on satisfaction and anxiety as a function of role ambiguity. The Journal of Psychology, 150, 644-655. doi: 10.1080/00223980.2016.1154811
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  • Lavergne, K., & Pelletier, L. G. (2016). Why are attitude-behavior inconsistencies uncomfortable? Using motivational theories to explore individual differences in dissonance arousal and motivation to compensate. Motivation and Emotion, 40(6), 842-861. doi: 10.1007/s11031-016-9577-3
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  • Hagger, M. S., Sultan, S., Hardcastle, S. J.,, & Chatzisarantis, N. L. (2015). Perceived autonomy support and autonomous motivation toward mathematics activities in educational and out-of-school contexts is related to mathematics homework behavior and attainment. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 41, 111-123. doi: 10.1016/j.cedpsych.2014.12.002
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  • Hagger, M. S., Koch, S., & Chatzisarantis, N. L. (2015). The effect of causality orientations and positive competence-enhancing feedback on intrinsic motivation: A test of additive and interactive effects. Personality and Individual Differences, 72, 107-111. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2014.08.012
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  • Amoura, C., Berjot, S., Gillet, N., Caruana, S., Cohen, J., & Finez, L. (2015). Autonomy-supportive and controlling styles of teaching: Opposite or distinct teaching styles?. Swiss Journal of Psychology, 74, 141-158. doi: 10.1024/1421-0185/a000156
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  • Gillet, N., Lafrenière, M.-A., Huyghebaert, T., & Fouquereau, E. (2015). Autonomous and controlled reasons underlying achievement goals: Implications for the 3 x 2 achievement goal model in educational and work settings. Motivation and Emotion, 39, 858-875. doi: 10.1007/s11031-015-9505-y
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  • Amoura, C., Berjot, S., Gillet, N., & Altintas, E. (2014). Desire for control, perception of control: Their impact on autonomous motivation and psychological adjustment. Motivation and Emotion, 38, 323-335. doi: 10.1007/s11031-013-9379-9
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  • Gillet, N., Lafreniere, M. A., Vallerand, R. J., Huart, I., & Fouquereau, E. (2014). The effects of autonomous and controlled regulation of performance-approach goals on well-being: A process model. British Journal of Social Psychology, 53, 154-174. doi: 10.1111/bjso.12018
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  • Slovinec D’Angelo, M., Pelletier, L. G., Huta, V., & Reid, R. D. (2014). The roles of self-efficacy and motivation in the prediction of short- and long-term adherence to exercise among coronary heart disease patients. Health Psychology, 33, 1344-1353. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/hea0000094
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  • Gillet, N., Vallerand, R. J., Lafreniere, M. A., & Bureau, J. S. (2013). The mediating role of positive and negative affect in the situational motivation-performance relationship: A test of the self-determination and broaden-and-build theories. Motivation and Emotion, 37, 465-479. doi: 10.1007/s11031-012-9314-5
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  • Kusurkar, R. A., Ten Cate, T.J., Vos, C.M., Westers, P., & Croiset, G. (2013). How motivation affects academic performance: A structural equation modelling analysis. Advances in Health Sciences Education, 18, 57-69. doi: 10.1007/s10459-012-9354-3
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  • Gillet, N., Gagné, M., Sauvagere, S., & Fouquereau, E. (2013). The role of supervisor autonomy support, organizational support, and autonomous and controlled motivation in predicting employees’ satisfaction and turnover intentions. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 22, 450-460. doi: 10.1080/1359432X.2012.665228
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  • Amoura, C., Berjot, S., & Gillet, N. (2013). Desire for control: Its effect on need satisfaction and self-determined motivation. International Review of Social Psychology, 26, 55-71.
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  • Radel, R., Sarrazin, P., Jehu, M., & Pelletier, L. G. (2013). Priming motivation through unattended speech. British Journal of Social Psychology, 52(4), 763-772. doi: 10.1111/bjso.12030
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  • Radel, R., Pelletier, L. G., & Sarrazin, P. (2013). Restoration processes after need thwarting: when autonomy depends on competence. Motivation and Emotion, 37, 234-244. doi: 10.1007/s11031-012-9308-3
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  • Milyavskaya, M., McClure, M. J., Ma, D., Koestner, R., & Lydon, J. (2012). Attachment security moderates the effects of autonomy-supportive and controlling interpersonal primes on intrinsic motivation. Canadian Journal of Behaviour Science, 44, 278-287. doi: 10.1037/a0025828
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  • Weinstein, N., Przybylski, A. K., & Ryan, R. M. (2012). The index of autonomous functioning: Development of a scale of human autonomy. Journal of Research in Personality, 46, 397-413. doi: 10.1016/j.jrp.2012.03.007
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  • Kwan, B. M., Caldwell Hooper, A. E., Mangan, R. E., & Bryan, A. D. (2011). A longitudinal diary study of the effects of causality orientations on exercise-related affect. Self and Identity, 10, 363-374.
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  • Hagger, M. S., & Chatzisarantis, N. L. (2011). Causality orientations moderate the undermining effect of rewards on intrinsic motivation. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 485-489. doi: 10.1016/j.jesp.2010.10.010
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  • Duriez, B. (2011). The social costs of extrinsic relative to intrinsic goal pursuits revisited: The moderating role of general causality orientation. Personality and Individual Differences, 50, 684–687.
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  • Olesen, M., H. (2011). General causality orientations are distinct from but related to dispositional traits. Personality and Individual Differences, 51, 460-465.
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  • Weinstein, N., Hodgins, H. S., & Ostvik-White, E. (2011). Humor as aggression: Effects of motivation on hostility expressed in humor appreciation. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 100, 1043-1055.
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  • Friedman, R., Deci, E. L., Elliot, A. J., Moller, A. C., & Aarts, H. (2010). Priming motivational orientations with observations of others' behaviors. Motivation and Emotion, 34, 34-38. doi: 10.1007/s11031-009-9151-3
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  • Hodgins, H. S., Weisbust, K. S., Weinstein, N., Shiffman, S., Miller, A., Coombs, G., & Adair, K. C. (2010). The cost of self-protection: Threat response and performance as a function of autonomous and controlled motivations. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36, 1101-1114.
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  • Moller, A. C., & Deci, E. L. (2010). Interpersonal control, dehumanization, and violence: A self-determination theory perspective. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 13, 41-53.
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  • Olesen, M. H., Thomsen, D. K., Schnieber, A., & Tønnesvang, J. (2010). Distinguishing general causality orientations from personality traits. Personality and Individual Differences, 48, 538–543.
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  • Weinstein, N., & Hodgins, H. S. (2009). The moderating role of autonomy and control on the benefits of written emotion expression. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 35, 351-364.
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  • Lam, C. F., & Gurland, S. T. (2008). Self-determined work motivation predicts job outcomes, but what predicts self-determined work motivation. Journal of Research in Personality, 42, 1109-1115.
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  • Goldstein, J. D., & Iso-Ahola, S. E. (2008). Determinants of parents’ sideline-rage emotions and behaviors at youth soccer games. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 38, 1442–1462.
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  • Ratelle, C. F., Guay, F., Vallerand, R. J., Larose, S., & Senecal, C. (2007). Autonomous, controlled, and amotivated types of academic motivation: A person-oriented analysis. Journal of Educational Psychology, 99, 734-746.
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  • Neighbors, C., Lewis, M. A., Bergstrom, R. L., & Larimer, M. E. (2006). Being controlled by normative influences: Self-determination as a moderator of a normative feedback alcohol intervention. Health Psychology, 25, 571-579.
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  • Lewis, M. A., Neighbors, C., & Malheim, J. E. (2006). Indulgence or restraint?  Gender differences in the relationship between controlled orientation and the erotophilia-risky sex link. Personality and Individual Differences, 40, 985-995.
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  • Soenens, B., Berzonsky, M. D., Vansteenkiste, M., Beyers, W., & Goossens, L. (2005). Identity styles and causality orientations: In search of the motivational underpinnings of the identity exploration process. European Journal of Personality, 19, 427-442.
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  • Lewis, M. A., & Neighbors, C. (2005). Self-determination and the use of self-presentation strategies. Journal of Social Psychology, 145, 469-489.
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  • Neighbors, C., Larimer, M. E., Geisner, I. M., & Knee, C. R. (2004). Feeling controlled and drinking motives among college students: Contingent self-esteem as a mediator. Self and Identity, 3, 207-224.
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  • Neighbors, C., & Larimer, M. E. (2004). Self-determination and problem gambling among college students. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 23, 565-583.
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  • Gagné, M. (2003). The role of autonomy support and autonomy orientation in prosocial behavior engagement. Motivation and Emotion, 27, 199-223.
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  • Neighbors, C., & Knee, C. R. (2003). Self-determination and the consequences of social comparison. Journal of Research in Personality, 37, 529-546.
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  • Neighbors, C., Walker, D. D., & Larimer, M. E. (2003). Expectancies and evaluations of alcohol effects among college students: Self-determination as a moderator. Journal of Studies in Alcohol, 64, 292-300.
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  • Hodgins, H. S., & Liebeskind, E. (2003). Apology versus defense: Antecedents and consequences. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 39, 297-236.
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  • Neighbors, C., Vietor, N. A., & Knee, C. R. (2002). A motivational model of driving anger and aggression. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 28, 324-335.
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  • Knee, C. R., Patrick, H., Vietor, N. A., Nanayakkara, A., & Neighbors, C. (2002). Self-determination as growth motivation in romantic relationships. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 28, 609-619.
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  • Hmel, B. A., & Pincus, A. L. (2002). The meaning of autonomy: On and beyond the interpersonal complex. Journal of Personality, 70, 277-310.
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  • Knee, C. R., Neighbors, C., & Vietor, N. (2001). Self-determination theory as a framework for understanding road rage. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 31, 889-904.
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  • Black, A. E., & Deci, E. L. (2000). The effects of instructors' autonomy support and students' autonomous motivation on learning organic chemistry: A self-determination theory perspective. Science Education, 84, 740-756.
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  • Wong, M. M. (2000). The relations among causality orientations, academic experience, academic performance, and academic commitment. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36, 315-326.
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  • Koestner, R., Gingras, I., Abutaa, R., Losier, G. F., DiDio, L., & Gagné, M. (1999). To follow expert advice when making a decision: An examination of reactive vs reflective autonomy. Journal of Personality, 67, 851-872.
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  • McHoskey, J. W. (1999). Machiavellianism, intrinsic versus extrinsic goals, and social interest: A self-determination theory analysis. Motivation and Emotion, 23, 267-283.
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  • Knee, C. R., & Zuckerman, M. (1998). A nondefensive personality: Autonomy and control as moderators of defensive coping and self-handicapping. Journal of Research in Personality, 32, 115-130.
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  • Williams, G. C., Grow, V. M., Freedman, Z. R., Ryan, R. M., & Deci, E. L. (1996). Motivational predictors of weight loss and weight-loss maintenance. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 70, 115-126.
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  • Williams, G. C., & Deci, E. L. (1996). Internalization of biopsychosocial values by medical students: A test of self-determination theory. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 70, 767-779.
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  • Hodgins, H. S., Koestner, R., & Duncan, N. (1996). On the compatibility of autonomy and relatedness. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 22, 227-237.
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  • Koestner, R., & Losier, G. F. (1996). Distinguishing reactive versus reflective autonomy. Journal of Personality, 64, 465-494.
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  • Hodgins, H. S., Liebeskind, E., & Schwartz, W. (1996). Getting out of hot water: Facework in social predicaments. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 71, 300-314.
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  • Knee, C. R., & Zuckerman, M. (1996). Causality orientations and the disappearance of the self-serving bias. Journal of Research in Personality, 30, 76-87.
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  • Bober, S., & Grolnick, W. S. (1995). Motivational factors related to differences in self-schemas. Motivation and Emotion, 19, 307-327.
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  • Koestner, R., & Zuckerman, M. (1994). Causality orientations, failure, and achievement. Journal of Personality, 62, 321-346.
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  • Kasser, T., & Ryan, R. M. (1993). A dark side of the American dream: Correlates of financial success as a central life aspiration. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 65, 410-422.
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  • Koestner, R., Bernieri, F., & Zuckerman, M. (1992). Self-regulation and consistency between attitudes, traits, and behaviors. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 18, 52-59.
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  • Zuckerman, M., Gioioso, C., & Tellini, S. (1988). Control orientation, self-monitoring, and preference for image versus quality approach to advertising. Journal of Research in Personality, 22, 89-100.
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  • Vallerand, R. J., Blais, M. R., Lacouture, Y., & Deci, E. L. (1987). L'echelle des Orientations Generales a la Causalite: Validation Canadienne Francaise du General Causality Orientations scale. Canadian Journal of Behavioral Science, 19, 1-15.
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  • Deci, E. L., & Ryan, R. M. (1985). The general causality orientations scale: Self-determination in personality. Journal of Research in Personality, 19, 109-134.
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Chapters, Overviews, and Commentaries

  • Vallerand, R. J., & Ratelle, C. F. (2002). Intrinsic and extrinsic motivation: A hierarchical model. In E. L. Deci & R. M. Ryan (Eds.), Handbook of self-determination research (pp. 37-63). Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press.
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  • Vallerand, R. J. (1997). Toward a hierarchical model of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation. In M. P. Zanna (Ed.), Advances in experimental social psychology (Vol Vol. 29, pp. 271-360). San Diego: Academic Press.
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  • Koestner, R., & Zuckerman, M. (1994). Causality orientations, failure and achievement. Journal of Personality, 62, 321-346.
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