Benevolence & Prosocial Behavior

Kanat-Maymon, Y.Wolfson, S.Cohen, R.Roth, G. (2021) The benefits of giving as well as receiving need support in human–pet relations. Journal of Happiness Studies, 22 ,1441-1457

Martela, F., Ryan, R. M. (2021) If giving money to Red Cross increases well-being, does taking money from the Red Cross increase ill-being? – Evidence from three experiments. Journal of Research in Personality, Advance online publication

Martela, F., Ryan, R. M. (2020) Distinguishing between basic psychological needs and basic wellness enhancers: the case of beneficence as a candidate psychological need. Motivation and Emotion, 44 ,116-133

Martela, F.Riekki,T. J. J. (2018) Autonomy, competence, relatedness, and beneficence: A multicultural comparison of the four pathways to meaningful work. Frontiers in Psychology: Organizational Psychology, 9 ,1-14

Martela, F., Ryan, R. M.Steger, M. F. (2018) 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, 19(5) ,1261-1282

Cheon, S. H., Reeve, J., Ntoumanis, N. (2018) A needs-supportive intervention to help PE teachers enhance students’ prosocial behavior and diminish antisocial behavior. Psychology of Sport & Exercise, 35 ,74-88

Martela, F., Ryan, R. M. (2016) The benefits of benevolence: Basic psychological needs, beneficence, and the enhancement of well-being. Journal of Personality, 84(6) ,750-764

Martela, F., Ryan, R. M. (2016) Prosocial behavior increases well-being and vitality even without contact with the beneficiary: Causal and behavioral evidence. Motivation and Emotion, 40 ,351-357

Hardy, S. A.Dollahite, D. C.Johnson, N.Christensen, J. B. (2015) Adolescent motivations to engage in prosocial behaviors and abstain from health-risk behaviors: A self-determination theory approach. Journal of Personality, 83 ,479-490

Lekes, N.Guilbault, V., Philippe, F. L.Houle, I. (2014) Remembering events related to close relationships, self-growth, and helping others: Intrinsic autobiographical memories, need satisfaction, and well-being. Journal of Research in Personality, 53 ,103–111

Pavey, L.Greitemeyer, T.Sparks, P. (2012) “I help because I want to, not because you tell me to”: Empathy increases autonomously motivated helping. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38 ,681–689

Hodge, K., Lonsdale, C. (2011) Prosocial and antisocial behavior in sport: The role of coaching style, autonomous vs. controlled motivation, and moral disengagement. Journal of sport & exercise psychology, 33(4) ,527-547

Weinstein, N., Ryan, R. M. (2010) When helping helps: Autonomous motivation for prosocial behavior and its influence on well-being for the helper and recipient. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 98 ,222-244

Gagné, M. (2003) The role of autonomy support and autonomy orientation in prosocial behavior engagement. Motivation and Emotion, 27 ,199-223

Martela, F.Ryan, R. M. (2021) If giving money to Red Cross increases well-being, does taking money from the Red Cross increase ill-being? – Evidence from three experiments. Journal of Research in Personality, Advance online publication

Kanat-Maymon, Y.Wolfson, S.Cohen, R.Roth, G. (2021) The benefits of giving as well as receiving need support in human–pet relations. Journal of Happiness Studies, 22 ,1441-1457

Cheon, S. H., Reeve, J., Ntoumanis, N. (2018) A needs-supportive intervention to help PE teachers enhance students’ prosocial behavior and diminish antisocial behavior. Psychology of Sport & Exercise, 35 ,74-88