Research Reports

Olafsen, A. H. (2017). The implications of need-satisfying work climates on state mindfulness in a longitudinal analysis of work outcomes. Motivation and Emotion, 41 (1), 22-37. doi: 10.1007/s11031-016-9592-4

Ruffault, A., Bernier, M., Juge, N., & Fournier, J. F. (2016). Mindfulness may moderate the relationship between intrinsic motivation and physical activity: A cross-sectional study. Mindfulness, 7(2), 445-452. doi: 10.1007/s12671-015-0467-7

Kirk, U., Brown, K. W., & Downar, J. (2015). Adaptive neural reward processing during anticipation and receipt of monetary rewards in mindfulness meditators. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 10, 752-759. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsu112

Kee, Y. H., Chatzisarantis, N. L., Kong, P. W., Chow, J. Y., & Chen, L. H. (2012). Mindfulness, movement control and attentional focus strategies: Effects of mindfulness on a postural balance task. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 34, 561-579. doi:

Weinstein, N., & Ryan, R. M. (2011). A self-determination theory approach to understanding stress incursion and responses. Stress and Health, 27, 4-17. doi: 10.1002/smi.1368

Niemiec, C. P., Brown, K. W., Kashdan, T. B., Cozzolino, P. J., Breen, W. E., Levesque, C. S., & Ryan, R. M. (2010). Being present in the face of existential threat: The role of trait mindfulness in reducing defensive responses to mortality salience. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 99, 344-365.

Radel, R., Sarrazin, P., Legrain, P., & Gobancé, L. (2009). Subliminal priming of motivational orientation in educational settings: Effect on academic performance moderated by mindfulness. Journal of Research in Personality, 43, 695-698.

Feltman, R., Robinson, M. D., & Ode, S. (2009). Mindfulness as a moderator of neuroticism–outcome relations: A self-regulation perspective. Journal of Research in Personality, 43, 953–961.

Brown, K. W., Kasser, T., Ryan, R. M., Linley, P. A., & Orzech, K. (2009). When what one has is enough: Mindfulness, financial desire discrepancy, and subjective well-being. Journal of Research in Personality, 43, 727-736.

Kee, Y. H., & Wang, C. K. J. (2008). Relationships between mindfulness, flow dispositions and mental skills adoption: A cluster analytic approach. Psychology for Sport and Exercise, 9, 393-411.

Levesque, C. S., & Brown, K. W. (2007). Mindfulness as a moderator of the effect of implicit motivational self-concept on day-to-day behavioral motivation. Motivation and Emotion, 31, 284-299.

Lakey, C. E., Campbell, W. K., Brown, K. W., & Goodie, A. S (2007). Dispositional mindfulness as predictor of severity of gambling outcomes. Personality and Individual Differences, 43, 1698-1710.

Chatzisarantis, N. L., & Hagger, M. S. (2007). Mindfulness and the intention-behavior relationship within the theory of planned behavior. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 33, 663-676.

Carlson, L. E., & Brown, K. W. (2005). Validation of the mindful attention awareness scale in a cancer population. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 58, 29-33.

Brown, K. W., & Kasser, T. (2005). Are psychological and ecological well-being compatible? The role of values, mindfulness, and lifestyle. Social Indicators Research, 74, 349-368.

Chapters, Overviews, and Commentaries

Brown, K. W. (2015). Mindfulness training to enhance positive functioning. In K. W. Brown, J. D. Creswell, & R. M. Ryan, Handbook of mindfulness: Theory, research, and practice (pp. 311-328). New York: Guilford Press.

Ryan, R. M., & Rigby, C. S. (2015). Did the Buddha have a self? No-self, self, and mindfulness in Buddhist thought and Western psychology. In K. W. Brown, J. David Creswell & R. M. Ryan (Eds.), Handbook of mindfulness: Theory, research, and practice (pp. 245-265). New York, NY: Guilford Publications.

Brown,K. W., Creswell,J. D., & Ryan,R. M. (Eds.) (2015). Handbook of mindfulness: Theory, research, and practice. New York: Guilford Press.

Niemiec, C. P., Ryan, R. M., & Brown, K. W. (2008). The role of awareness and autonomy in quieting the ego: A self-determination theory perspective. In H. A. Wayment & J. J. Bauer (Eds.), Transcending self-interest: Psychological explorations of the quiet ego (pp. 107-115). Washington, DC: APA Books.

Hodgins, H. S. (2008). Motivation, threshold for threat, and quieting the ego. In H. A.Wayment & J. J. Bauer (Eds), Transcending self-interest: Psychological explorations of the quiet ego (pp. 117-124). Washington, WA: American Psychological Association.

Brown, K. W., Ryan, R. M., & Creswell, J. D. (2007). Mindfulness: Theoretical foundations and evidence for its salutary effects. Psychological Inquiry, 18, 211-237.

Brown, K. W., Ryan, R. M., & Creswell, J. D. (2007). Addressing fundamental questions about mindfulness. Psychological Inquiry, 18, 272-281.

Brown, K. W., & Ryan, R. M. (2004). Perils and promise in defining and measuring mindfulness: Observations from experience. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 11, 242-248.