Richard Koestner

Jungert, T., Östergren, R., Houlfort, N., & Koestner, R. (2019). The impact of support on growth in teacher-efficacy: a cross-cultural study. International Journal of Educational Management, 33(4), 753-767. doi: 10.1108/IJEM-08-2017-0195

Mageau, G. A., Lessard, J., Carpentier, J., Robichaud, J., Joussemet, M., & Koestner, R. (2018). Effectiveness and acceptability beliefs regarding logical consequences and mild punishments. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 54, 12-22. doi: 10.1016/j.appdev.2017.11.001

Mageau, G. A., Sherman, A., Grusec, J. E., Koestner, R., & Bureau, J. S. (2017). Different ways of knowing a child and their relations to mother-reported autonomy support. Social Development, 26(3), 630-644. doi: 10.1111/sode.12212

Werner, K. M., Milyavskaya, M., Foxen-craft, E., & Koestner, R. (2016). Some goals just feel easier: Self-concordance leads to goal progress through subjective ease, not effort. Personality and Individual Differences, 96, 237-242. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2016.03.002

Lekes, N., Houlfort, N., Milyavskaya, M., Hope, N. H., & Koestner, R. (2016). The role of intrinsic values for self-growth and community contribution at different life stages: Differentially predicting the vitality of university students and teachers over one year. Personality and Individual Differences, 98, 48-52. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2016.03.093

Mageau, G. A., Ranger, F., Joussemet, M., Koestner, R., Moreau, E., & Forest, J. (2015). Validation of the Perceived Parental Autonomy Support Scale (P-PASS). Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 47, 251-262. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0039325

Jungert, T., Landry, R., Joussemet, M., Mageau, G. A., Gingras, I., & Koestner, R. (2015). Autonomous and controlled motivation for parenting: Associations with parent and child outcomes. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 1932-1942. doi: 10.1007/s10826-014-9993-5

Houlfort, N., Fernet, C., Vallerand, R. J., Laframboise, A., Guay, F., & Koestner, R. (2015). The role of passion for work and need satisfaction in psychological adjustment to retirement. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 88, 84-94. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jvb.2015.02.005

Milyavskaya, M., Inzlicht, M., Hope, N., & Koestner, R. (2015). Saying ‘No’ to temptation: ‘want-to’ motivation improves self-regulation by reducing temptation rather than by increasing self-control. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 677-693. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/pspp0000045

Milyavskaya, M., Nadolny, D., & Koestner, R. (2015). Why do people set more self-concordant goals in need satisfying domains? Testing authenticity as a mediator. Personality and Individual Differences, 77, 131-136. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2014.12.028

Joussemet, M., Mageau, G. A., & Koestner, R. (2014). Promoting optimal parenting and children's mental health: A preliminary evaluation of the how-to parenting program. Journal of Child and Family Studie, 23, 949-964. doi: 10.1007/s10826-013-9751-0

Milyavskaya, M., Nadolny, D, & Koestner, R. (2014). Where do self-concordant goals come from? The role of domain-specific psychological need satisfaction.. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 40, 700-711. doi: 10.1177/0146167214524445

Taylor, G., Jungert, T., Mageau, G. A., Schattke, K., Dedic, H., Rosenfield, S., & Koestner, R. (2014). A self-determination theory approach to predicting school achievement over time: The unique role of intrinsic motivation. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 39, 342-358. doi: 10.1016/j.cedpsych.2014.08.002

Hope, N., Koestner, R., & Milyavskaya, M. (2014). The importance of self-compassion in times of transition: Investigating the role of self-compassion in goal pursuit and well-being amongst university freshmen. Self and Identity doi: 10.1080/15298868.2014.889032

Hope, N., Koestner, R., & Milyavskaya, M. (2014). Self-growth in the College Years: Increased importance of intrinsic values predicts resolution of identity and intimacy stages. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 5, 705-712. doi: 10.1177/1948550613516875

Gorin, A. A., Powers, T. A., Koestner, R., Wing, R. R., & Raynor, H. (2014). Autonomy support, self-regulation, and weight loss. Health Psychology, 33(4), 332-339. doi: 10.1037/a0032586

Milyavskaya, M., Philippe, F, & Koestner, R. (2013). Psychological need satisfaction across levels of experience: The contribution of specific-level need satisfaction to general well-being. Journal of Research in Personality, 47, 41-51. doi: 10.1016/j.jrp.2012.10.013

Jungert, T., Koestner, R., Houlfort, N., & Schattke, K. (2013). Distinguishing source of autonomy support in relation to workers' motivation and self-efficacy. The Journal of Social Psychology, 153(6), 651-666. doi: 10.1080/00224545.2013.806292

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

Koestner, R., Powers, T. A., Carbonneau, N., & Milyavskaya, M. (2012). Distinguishing autonomous and directive forms of goal support: Their effects of goal progress relationship quality and personal well being. Personality & Social Psychology Bulletin, 38, 1609-1620. doi: 10.1177/0146167212457075

Zuroff, D. C., Koestner, R., & Moskowitz, D. S. (2012). Therapist's autonomy support and patient's self-criticism predict motivation during brief treatments for depression. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 31, 903-932. doi: 10.1521/jscp.2012.31.9.903

Milyavskaya, M., & Koestner, R. (2011). Psychological needs, motivation, and well-being: A test of Self-Determination Theory across multiple domains. Personality and Individual Differences, 50, 387-391. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2010.10.029

McBride, C., Zuroff, D. C. , Ravitz, P., Koestner, R., Moskowitz, D. S., Quilty, L., & Bagby, R. M. (2010). Autonomous and controlled motivation and interpersonal therapy for depression: Moderating role of recurrent depression. British Journal of Clinical Psychology, 49, 529–545.

Renaud-Dubé, A., Taylor, G., Lekes, N., Koestner, R., & Guay, F. (2010). Adolescents’ motivation toward the environment: Age-related trends and correlates. Canadian Journal of Behavioral Science, 42(3), 194-199. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0018596

Milyavskaya, M., Gingras, I., Mageau, G. A., Koestner, R., Gagnon, H., Fang, J., & Boiche, J. (2009). Balance across contexts: Importance of balanced need satisfaction across various life domains. Personality and Social Psychology, 38, 1031-1045.

Milyavskaya, M., Gingras, I., Mageau, G., Koestner, R., Gagnon, H., Fang, J., & Boiche, J. (2009). Balance across contexts: The importance of balanced need satisfaction across various life domains in adolescence. Personality & Social Psychology Bulletin, 35, 1031. doi: 10.1177/0146167209337036

Mageau, G. A., Vallerand, R. J., Charest, J., Salvy, S., Lacaille, N., Bouffard, T., & Koestner, R. (2009). On the development of harmonious and obsessive passion: The role of autonomy support, activity specialization, and identification with the activity. Journal of Personality, 77, 601-646.

Powers, T., Koestner, R., Zuroff, D., Lacaille, N., & Kwan, L. (2009). Self-criticism, motivation, and goal progress of athletes and musicians: A prospective study. Personality and Individual Differences, 47, 279-283.

Koestner, R., Otis, N., Powers, T. A., Pelletier, L. G., & Gagnon, H. (2008). Autonomous motivation, controlled motivation, and goal progress. Journal of Personality, 76, 1201-1230.

Powers, T. A., Koestner, R., & Gorin, A. A. (2008). Autonomy support from family and friends and weight loss in college women. Families, Systems, & Health, 26, 404-416.

Koestner, R. (2008). Reaching one’s personal goals: A motivational perspective focused on autonomy. Canadian Psychology, 49, 60-67.

Chua, S., & Koestner, R. (2008). A self-determination theory perspective on the role of autonomy in solitary behaviour. Journal of Social Psychology, 148, 645-647.

Landry, R., Whipple, N., Mageau, G. A., Joussemet, M., Gingras, I., Didio, L., & Koestner, R. (2008). Trust in organismic development, autonomy support, and adaptation among mothers and their children: A self-determination theory approach to parenting. Motivation & Emotion, 32, 173-188.

Gagné, M., Chemolli, E., Forest, J., & Koestner, R. (2008). A temporal analysis of the relation between organisational commitment and work motivation. Psychologica Belgica, 48, 219-241.

Gagné, M., Chemolli, E., Forest, J., & Koestner, R. (2008). The temporal relations between work motivation and organizational commitment. Psychologica Belgica, 48, 219-241.

Joussemet, M., Landry, R., & Koestner, R. (2008). A self-determination theory perspective on parenting. Canadian Psychology, 49, 194-200. doi: 10.1037/a0012754

Vallerand, R. J., Pelletier, L. G., & Koestner, R. (2008). Reflections on self-determination theory. Canadian Psychology, 49, 257-262. doi: 10.1037/a0012804

Downie, M., Koestner, R., & Chua, S. N. (2007). Political support for self-determination, wealth, and national subjective well-being. Motivation & Emotion, 31, 188-194.

Lacaille, N., Gaudreau, P., & Koestner, R. (2007). On the value of intrinsic rather than traditional achievement goals for performing artists: A short-term prospective study. International Journal of Music Education, 25, 243-254.

Downie, M., Mageau, G. A., & Koestner, R. (2007). What makes for a pleasant social interaction? The motivational dynamics of interpersonal relations. Journal of Social Psychology, 147, 384-392.

Zuroff, D. C., Koestner, R., Moskowitz, D. S., McBride, C., Bagby, M., & Marshall, M. (2007). Autonomous motivation for therapy: A new non-specific predictor of outcome in brief treatments of depression. Psychotherapy Research, 17, 137-148.

Downie, M., Chau, S. N., Koestner, R., Barrios, M., Rip, B., & Sawsan, M. (2007). The relations of parental autonomy support to cultural internalization and well-being on immigrants and sojourners. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 13, 241-249.

Powers, T., Koestner, R., & Zuroff, D. C. (2007). Self-criticism, goal motivation, and goal progress. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 25, 826-840.

Burton, K. D., Lydon, J. E., D'Alessandro, D. U., & Koestner, R. (2006). The differential effects of intrinsic and identified motivation on well-being and performance: Prospective, experimental and implicit approaches to self-determination theory. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 91, 750-762.

Downie, M., Mageau, G. A., Koestner, R., & Liodden, T. (2006). On the risk of being a cultural chameleon: Variations in collective self-esteem across social interactions. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 12, 541-557. doi: 10.1037/1099-9809.12.3.527

Koestner, R., & Mageau, G. A. (2006). Assessing implicit and explicit self-esteem: Lessons from 50 years of motive research. In M. Kernis (Ed.), Self-esteem: Issues and answers (pp. 103-108). New York, NY: Psychology Press.

Koestner, R., Horberg, E. J., Gaudreau, P., Powers, T., DiDio, P., Bryan, C., Jochum, R., & Salter, N. (2006). Bolstering implementation plans for long haul: The benefits of simultaneously boosting self-concordance or self-efficacy. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 32, 1547-1558.

Joussemet, M., Koestner, R., Lekes, N., & Landry, R. (2005). A longitudinal study of the relationship of maternal autonomy support to children’s adjustment and achievement in school. Journal of Personality, 73, 1215-1235.

Vereneau, M. H., Koestner, R., & Abela, J. (2004). Intrinsic need satisfaction and well being in children and adolescents: An application of self determination theory. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 24, 280-292.

Downie, M., Koestner, R., ElGeledi, S., & Cree, K. (2004). The impact of cultural internalization and integration on well-being among tricultural individuals. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 30, 305-314.

Joussemet, M., Koestner, R., Lekes, N., & Houlfort, N. (2004). Introducing uninteresting tasks to children: A comparison of the effects of rewards and autonomy support. Journal of Personality, 72, 140-166.

Vallerand, R. J., Blanchard, C. M., Mageau, G. A., Koestner, R., Ratelle, C., Léonard, M., & Gagné, M. (2003). Les passions de l'ame: On obsessive and harmonious passion. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 85, 756-767.

Villacorta, M., Koestner, R., & Lekes, N. (2003). Further validation of the Motivation Toward the Environment Scale. Environment and Behavior, 35, 486-505.

Koestner, R., Lekes, N., Powers, T. A., & Chicoine, E. (2002). Attaining personal goals: Self-concordance plus implementation intentions equals success. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 83, 231-244.

Kasser, T., Koestner, R., & Lekes, N. (2002). Early family experiences and adult values: A 26-year, prospective longitudinal study. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 28, 826-835.

Houlfort, N., Koestner, R., Joussemet, M., Nantel-Vivier, A., & Lekes, N. (2002). The impact of performance-contingent rewards on perceived autonomy and competence. Motivation and Emotion, 26, 279-295.

Koestner, R., & Losier, G. F. (2002). Distinguishing three ways of being highly motivated: A closer look at introjection, identification, and intrinsic motivation. In E. L. Deci & R. M. Ryan (Eds.), Handbook of self-determination research (pp. 101-121). Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press.

Koestner, R., Houlfort, N., Paquet, S., & Knight, C. (2001). On the risks of recycling because of guilt: An examination of the consequences of introjection. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 31, 2545-2560.

Deci, E. L., Koestner, R., & Ryan, R. M. (2001). Extrinsic rewards and intrinsic motivation in education: Reconsidered once again. Review of Educational Research., 71, 1-27.

Losier, G. F., Perreault, S., Koestner, R., & Vallerand, R. J. (2001). Examining individual differences in the internalization of political values: Validation of the Self-determination Scale of Political Motivation. Journal of Research in Personality, 35, 41-61.

Igreja, I., Zuroff, D. C., Koestner, R., Saltaris, C., Brouillette, M. J., & La Londe, R. (2000). Applying self-determination theory to the prediction of distress and well-being in gay men with HIV and AIDS. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 30, 686-706.

Gagné, M., Koestner, R., & Zuckerman, M. (2000). Facilitating acceptance of organizational change: The importance of self-determination. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 30, 1843-1852.

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.

Joussemet, M., & Koestner, R. (1999). Effect of expected rewards on children’s creativity. Creativity Research Journal, 12, 231-239.

Losier, G. F., & Koestner, R. (1999). Intrinsic versus identified regulation in distinct political campaigns: The consequences of following politics for pleasure versus personal meaningfulness. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 25, 287-298.

Deci, E. L., Koestner, R., & Ryan, R. M. (1999). The undermining effect is a reality after all: Extrinsic rewards, task interest, and self-determination. Psychological Bulletin, 125, 692-700.

Deci, E. L., Koestner, R., & Ryan, R. M. (1999). A meta-analytic review of experiments examining the effects of extrinsic rewards on intrinsic motivation. Psychological Bulletin, 125, 627-668.

Gagné, M., Senecal, C., & Koestner, R. (1997). Proximal job characteristics, feelings of empowerment, and intrinsic motivation: A multidimensional model. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 27, 1222-1240.

Koestner, R., Losier, G. F., Vallerand, R. J., & Carducci, D. (1996). Identified and introjected forms of political internalization: Extending self-determination theory. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 70, 1025-1036.

Hodgins, H. S., Koestner, R., & Duncan, N. (1996). On the compatibility of autonomy and relatedness. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 22, 227-237.

Koestner, R., & Losier, G. F. (1996). Distinguishing reactive versus reflective autonomy. Journal of Personality, 64, 465-494.

Senecal, C., Koestner, R., & Vallerand, R. J. (1995). Self-regulation and academic procrastination. Journal of Social Psychology, 135, 607-619.

Koestner, R., & Zuckerman, M. (1994). Causality orientations, failure, and achievement. Journal of Personality, 62, 321-346.

Koestner, R., Bernieri, F., & Zuckerman, M. (1992). Self-regulation and consistency between attitudes, traits, and behaviors. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 18, 52-59.

Ryan, R. M., Koestner, R., & Deci, E. L. (1991). Ego-involved persistence: When free-choice behavior is not intrinsically motivated. Motivation and Emotion, 15, 185-205.

Koestner, R., Zuckerman, M., & Koestner, J. (1989). Attributional focus of praise and children's intrinsic motivation: The moderating role of gender. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 15, 61-72.

Koestner, R., Zuckerman, M., & Koestner, J. (1987). Praise, involvement and intrinsic motivation. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 53, 383-390.

Koestner, R., Ryan, R. M., Bernieri, F., & Holt, K (1984). Setting limits on children's behavior: The differential effects of controlling versus informational styles on children's intrinsic motivation and creativity. Journal of Personality, 54, 233-248.

Ryan, R. M., Mims, V., & Koestner, R. (1983). Relation of reward contingency and interpersonal context to intrinsic motivation: A review and test using Cognitive Evaluation Theory. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 45, 736-750.

Deci, E. L., Speigel, N. H., Ryan, R. M., Koestner, R., & Kauffman, M. (1982). The effects of performance standards on teaching styles: The behavior of controlling teachers. Journal of Educational Psychology, 74, 852-859.