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Miura, N., Tanabe, H. C., Sasaki, A., Harada, T., & Sadato, N., (2017). Neural evidence for the intrinsic value of action as motivation for behavior. Neuroscience. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2017.03.064

Huyghebaert, T., Gillet, N., Fernet, C., Lahiani, F.-J., Chevalier, S., & Fouquereau, E. (2017). Investigating the longitudinal effects of surface acting on managers’ functioning through psychological needs. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. Advance online publication. doi:10.1037/ocp0000080

Martela, F., Ryan, R.M. & Steger, M.F. (2017). Meaningfulness as satisfaction of autonomy, competence, relatedness, and beneficence: Comparing the four satisfactions and positive affect as predictors of meaning in life. Journal of Happiness Studies. Advance online publication. doi:10.1007/s10902-017-9869-7

Kanat-Maymon, Y. & Reizer, A. (2017). Supervisors’ autonomy support as a predictor of job performance trajectories. Applied Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/apps.12094

Howard, J., Gagné, M., Morin, A. J. S., Wang, Z., & Forest, J. (in press, 2016). Using bifactor exploratory structural equation modeling to test for a continuum structure of motivation. Journal of Management. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0149206316645653

Sandrin, E., & Gillet, N. (in press). Déterminants et conséquences du workaholisme chez des salariés français. Psychologie Française. Advance online. doi: 10.1016/j.psfr.2016.06.001

Uysal, A., Ascigil, E. & Turunc, G. (in press). Spousal autonomy support, need satisfaction, and well-being in individuals with chronic pain: A longitudinal study. Journal of Behavioral Medicine. Advance online. doi:10.1007/s10865-016-9783-1

Kawabata, M., Yamazaki, F., Guo, D. W., & Chatzisarantis, N. L. D. (in press). Advancement of the Subjective Vitality Scale: Examining alternative measurement models for Japanese and Singaporeans. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports. Advance online. doi: 10.1111/sms.12760

Li, C., Kawabata, M., & Zhang, L. (2016). Validity and reliability of the Sport Motivation Scale-II for Chinese athletesInternational Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology. Advance online. doi:

Kanat-Maymon, Y., Argaman, Y., & Roth, G. (in press).  The association between conditional regard and relationship quality: A daily diary study: Conditional regard and relationship quality. Personal Relationships. Advance online. doi: 10.1111/pere.12164

Benita, M., Levkovitz, T., & Roth, G. (in press). Integrative emotion regulation predicts adolescents’ prosocial behavior through the mediation of empathy. Learning and Instruction. Advance Online. doi:

Rocchi, M., Pelletier, L. G., & Desmarais, P. (in press).  The Validity of the Interpersonal Behaviours Questionnaire (IBQ) in Sport.  Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science. Advance Online. doi:

Roth, G., Shane, N., & Kanat-Maymon, Y. (in press). Empathising with the enemy: emotion regulation and support for humanitarian aid in violent conflicts. Cognition and Emotion. Advance Online. doi:

Berry, T. R., Rodgers, W. M., Markland, D., Hall, C.R. (in press). Moderators of Implicit-Explicit Exercise Cognition Concordance. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology. Advance Online. doi:

Dimmock, J. A., Gagné, M., Proud, L., Howle, T. C., Rebar, A. L., & Jackson, B. (in press). An exercise in resistance: Inoculation messaging as a strategy for protecting motivation during a monotonous and controlling exercise class. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology. Advance Online. doi:

Matosic, D., Ntoumanis, N., Boardley. I. D., Stenling, A., & Sedikides, C. (in press). Linking narcissism, motivation and doping attitudes in sport: A multilevel investigation involving coaches and athletes. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology. Advance Online. doi:

Mageau, G. A., Sherman, A., Grusec, J. E., Koestner, R., & Bureau, J. S. (in press). Different ways of knowing a child and their relations to mother-reported autonomy support. Social Development. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/sode.12212

Cordeiro, P. M. G., Paixao, M. P., Lens, W., Lacante, M., & Luyckx, K. (in press). Parenting styles, identity development, and adjustment in career transitions: The mediating role of psychological needs. Journal of Career Development. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0894845316672742

Ntoumanis, N., Thøgersen-Ntoumani, C., Quested, E., & Hancox, J. (in press). The effects of training group exercise class instructors to adopt a motivationally adaptive communication style. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sport. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/sms.12713

Legault, L., Ray, K., Hudgins, A., Pelosi, M., & Shannon, W. (in press). Assisted versus asserted autonomy satisfaction: Their unique associations with wellbeing, integration of experience, and conflict negociation. Motivation and Emotion. Advance online publication. doi:10.1007/s11031-016-9593-3

Healy, L., Ntoumanis, N., & Duda, J.L. (in press). Goal motives and multiple-goal striving in sport and academia: a person-centered investigation of goal motives and inter-goal relations. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.jsams.2016.03.001

Hancox, J., Quested, E., Ntoumanis, N., & Duda, J.L. (in press). Teacher-created social environment, basic psychological needs, and dancers’ affective states during class: A diary study. Personality and Individual Differences. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2016.03.033

Sebire, S. J., Edwards, M. J., Kenneth, R. F., Davies, B., Banfield, K., Wood, L., Jago, R. (in press). Delivery and receipt of a self-determination theory-based extra-curricular Physical Activity Intervention: Exploring theoretical fidelity in Action 3:30. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology. Advance online publication. doi:

Brunet, J., Gunnell, K. E., Teixeira, P., Sabiston, C. M., Bélanger, M. (in press). Should we be looking at the forest or the trees? Overall psychological need satisfaction and individual needs as predictors of physical activity. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology. Advance online publication. doi:

Emm-Collison, L. G., Standage, M., & Gillison F. B. (in press). Development and validation of the adolescent psychological need support in exercise questionnaire. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology. Advance online publication. doi:10.1123/jsep.2015-0220

Davids, E. L., Roman, N. V., & Kerchhoff, L. J. (in press). Adolescent goals and aspirations in search of psychological well-being: from the perspective of self-determination theory. South African Journal of Psychology. Advance online publication. doi:10.1177/0081246316653744

Smith, G. P. & Williams, T. M. (in press). You can lead a horse to water…what Self-Determination Theory can contribute to our understanding of clinical policy implementation. Journal of Health Services Research and Policy. Advance online publication. doi:10.1177/1355819616652922

Matosic, D., Ntoumanis, N., Boardley, I. D., Sedikides, C., Stewart, B. D., & Chatzisarantis, N. (in press). Narcissism and coach interpersonal style: A self-determination theory perspective. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports. Advance online publication. doi:10.1111/sms.12635