Basic SDT research topics

Desimpelaere, E. N., Soenens, B.Prinzie, P.Waterschoot, J. (2023) Parents’ stress, parental burnout, and parenting behavior during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Comparing parents of children with and without complex care needs. Journal of Child and Family Studies, Advance online publication

Pietilä, M.Saurio, K., Martela, F.Silfver, M. (2023) Basic psychological needs, quality of motivation, and protective behavior intentions: A nationally representative survey study. Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine, 11(1)

Waterschoot, J.Morbée, S.Van den Bergh, O.Yzerbyt, V. (2023) How the stringency of the COVID-19 restrictions influences motivation for adherence and well-being: The critical role of proportionality. International Journal of Health Policy and Management, Advance online publication

Waterschoot, J.Morbée, S.Vermote, B.Brenning, K. (2023) Emotion regulation in times of COVID-19: A person-centered approach based on self-determination theory. Current Psychology, 42 ,20211-20225

Wan, A. W. L., Hagger, M. S.Zhang, C-Q.Chung, J. S. K. (2022) Protecting children from COVID-19: examining U.S. parents motivation and behaviour using an integrated model of self-determination theory and the theory of planned behaviour. Psychology & Health, Advance Online ,1-21

Behzadnia, B.Alizadeh, E., Haerens, L.Aghdasi, M. T. (2022) Changes in students’ goal pursuits and motivational regulations toward healthy behaviors during the pandemic: A Self-Determination Theory perspective. Psychology of Sport & Exercise, 59 ,102131

Rietveld, J. R.Hiemstra, D.Brouwer, A. E.Waalkens, J. (2022) Motivation and productivity of employees in higher education during the first lockdown. Administrative Sciences, 12 ,1

Curren, R.Barber, Z., Ryan, R. M. (2022) Moral character education after COVID-19: An interview. Philosophical Inquiry in Education, 29(1)

Psychological Science Accelerator Self-Determination Theory Collaboration:, Legate, N.Nguyen, T., Weinstein, N. (2022) A global experiment on motivating social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 119(22) ,e2111091119

Dirzyte, A.Patapas, A.Zidoniene, D. (2022) Employees’ personality traits and needs’ frustration predicts stress overload during the COVID-19 pandemic. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology, In Press

Costa, S.Canale, N.Mioni, G.Cellini, N. (2022) Maintaining social support while social distancing: The longitudinal benefit of basic psychological needs for symptoms of anxiety during the COVID‐19 outbreak. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Advance online publication

Waterschoot, J.Morbée, S.Van den Bergh, O., Vansteenkiste, M. (2022) Merry Christmas and a “healthy” New Year: Assessing people’s expectations regarding Christmas gathering in pandemic times. European Journal of Health Psychology, Advance online publication

Alamer, A.Al Sultan, H. (2022) The role of basic psychological needs on volunteering and national responsibility during the COVID-19 pandemic: Results from the context of Saudi Arabia. Frontiers in Education, 7 ,944048

Morbee, S.Waterschoot, J.Yzerbyt, V.Klein, O. (2022) Personal and contextual determinants of COVID-19 vaccination intention: a vignette study. Expert Review of Vaccines, Advance Online

Leo, F., Behzadnia, B.Lopez-Gajardo, M. A.Batista, M. (2022) What kind of interpersonal need-supportive or need-thwarting teaching style is more associated with positive consequences in physical education?. , Journal of Teaching in Physical Education , Advance Online doi: 10.1123/jtpe.2022-0040

Waterschoot, J., Vansteenkiste, M.Yzerbyt, V.Morbee, S. (2022) Risk perception as a motivational resource during the COVID-19 pandemic: The role of vaccination status and emerging variants. BMC Public Health, Preprint

Morbée, S., Vansteenkiste, M.Waterschoot, J.Klein, O. (2022) The role of communication style and external motivators in predicting vaccination experiences and intentions: An experimental vignette study. Health Communication, Advance online publication

Maltagliati, S.Rebar, A.Fessler, L.Forestier, C. (2021) Evolution of physical activity habits after a context change: The case of COVID-19 lockdown. British Journal of Health Psychology, 26 ,1135–1154

Porat, T.Burnell, R., Calvo, R. A.Ford, E. (2021) “Vaccine passports” may backfire: Findings from a cross-sectional study in the UK and Israel on willingness to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccines, 9(8) ,902

Thompson, J. A.Fraser, S. L.Archambault, I.Beauregard, N. (2021) Schooling, interrupted: A critical account of motivation and education during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Quebec. Journal of Teaching and Learning, 15(2) ,60-80

Morbée, S.Vermote, B.Waterschoot, J.Dieleman, L. (2021) Adherence to COVID-19 measures: The critical role of autonomous motivation on a short- and long-term basis. Motivation Science, 7(4) ,487-496

van der Goot, W. E.Duvivier, R. J.Van Yperen, N. Carvalho-Filho, M. A. (2021) Psychological distress among frontline workers during the COVID-19 pandemic: A mixed-methods study. PLOS ONE, eCollection

Camilleri, M. A. (2021) The employees’ state of mind during COVID-19: A Self-Determination Theory perspective. Sustainability, 13 ,3634

Schmitz, M.Luminet, O.Klein, O.Morbee, S. (2021) Predicting vaccine uptake during COVID-19 crisis: A motivational approach. Vaccine, Preprint

Neufeld, A.Malin, G. (2021) Twelve tips to combat ill-being during the COVID-19 pandemic: A guide for health professionals and educators. , MedEdPublish , 9(70) doi: 10.15694/mep.2020.000070.1

Spinks, M., Metzler, M., Kluge, S., Langdon, J. L.Gurvitch, R., Smitherman, M., Esmat, T., Bhattacharya, S., Carruth, L., Crowther, K., Denton, R., Edwards, O. V., Shrikhande, M., Strong-Green, A.esma (2021) “This Wasn’t Pedagogy, It Was Panicgogy”: Perspectives of the Challenges Faced by Students and Instructors during the Emergency Transition to Remote Learning Due to COVID-19. College Teaching, Advance Online

Neubauer, A. B.Schmidt, A.Kramer, A. C.Schmiedek, F. (2021) A little autonomy support goes a long way: Daily autonomy-supportive parenting, child well-being, parental need fulfillment, and change in child, family, and parent adjustment across the adaptation to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Child Development, 92(5) ,1679-1697

Audet, E. C.Levine, S. L.Metin, E.Koestner, S. (2021) Zooming their way through university: Which Big 5 traits facilitated students’ adjustment to online courses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Personality and Individual Differences, 180 ,110969

Bradshaw, E. L., Ryan, R. M.Noetel, M.Saeri, A. K. (2021) Information safety assurances increase intentions to use COVID-19 contact tracing applications, regardless of autonomy-supportive or controlling message framing. Frontiers in Psychology, 11 ,591638

Martela, F.Hankonen, N., Ryan, R. M., Vansteenkiste, M. (2021) Motivating voluntary compliance to behavioural restrictions: Self-determination theory-based checklist of principles for COVID-19 and other emergency communications. , European Review of Social Psychology , 32(2) (pp. 305-347) doi: 10.1080/10463283.2020.1857082

Waterschoot, J., Van der Kaap-Deeder, J.Morbee, S., Soenens, B. (2021) “How to unlock myself from boredom?” The role of mindfulness and a dual awareness- and action-oriented pathway during the COVID-19 lockdown. Personality and Individual Differences, 175 ,110729

Weman Josefsson, K. (2021) Perspectives of life in Sweden during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology,

Brunelle, E.Fortin, J. (2021) Distance makes the heart grow fonder: An examination of teleworkers’ and office workers’ job satisfaction through the lens of self-determination theory. SAGE Open, 11(1)

Vermote, B.Waterschoot, J.Morbée, S., Van der Kaap-Deeder, J. (2021) Do psychological needs play a role in times of uncertainty? Associations with well-being during the COVID-19 crisis. Journal of Happiness Studies, 23 ,257-288

Legate, N., Weinstein, N. (2021) Can we communicate autonomy support and a mandate? How motivating messages relate to motivation for staying at home across time during the COVID-19 pandemic. Health Communication, Advance Online

Chiu, T. (2021) Student engagement in K-12 online learning amid COVID-19: A qualitative approach from a self-determination theory perspective. Interactive Learning Environments,

Chiu, T. (2021) Applying the self-determination theory (SDT) to explain student engagement in online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 4 ,1-17

Bentzen, M.Brurok, B.Roeleveld, K.Hoff, M. (2021) Changes in physical activity and basic psychological needs related to mental health among people with physical disability during the Covid-19 pandemic in Norway. Disability and Health Journal, Advance Online ,101126

Chan, D. K. C.Zhang, C-Q, Weman-Josefsson, K. (2021) Why people failed to adhere to COVID-19 preventive behaviors? Perspectives from an integrated behavior change model. Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, 42(3) ,375-376

Guay, F.Bureau, J. S.Boulet, J.Bradet, R. (2021) COVID-19 illegal social gatherings: Predicting rule compliance from autonomous and controlled forms of motivation. Motivation Science, 7(3) ,356-362

Masland, L. C. (2021) In In Thurston, T. N., Lundstrom, K., & González, C., Resilient pedagogy and self-determination theory: Unlocking student engagement in uncertain times. , Resilient pedagogy: Practical teaching strategies to overcome distance, disruption, and distraction (pp. 13-36) Utah State University. doi: 10.26079/a516-fb24

Orsini, C.Rodrigues, V. (2020) Supporting motivation in teams working remotely: The role of basic psychological needs. Medical Teacher, 42(7) ,828-829

Bradshaw, E. L., Ryan, R. M.Noetel, M.Saeri, A. (2020) Information safety assurances affect intentions to use COVID-19 contact tracing applications, regardless of autonomy-supportive or controlling message framing. Preprint,

Vansteenkiste, M. (2020) How long do we continue to follow the covid- 19 prevention measures?. Research Report, 1

Vansteenkiste, M.Van den Bergh, O.Chauvrier, P.Desmet, A. (2020) The population is no longer motivated. How can we create a motivating climate?. Research Report, 12

Porat, T.Nyrup, R., Calvo, R. A.Paudyal, P. (2020) Public health and risk communication during COVID-19 – enhancing psychological needs to promote sustainable behaviour change. , Frontiers in Public Health doi:

Behzadnia, B.FatahModares, S. (2020) Basic psychological need-satisfying activities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being,

Cantarero, K.van Tilburg, W. A. P.Smoktunowicz, E. (2020) Affirming basic psychological needs promotes mental well-being during the COVID-19 outbreak. Social Psychological and Personality Science, ,1-8

Sakan, D.Zuljevic, D.Rokvic, N. (2020) The role of basic psychological needs in well-being during the COVID-19 outbreak: A Self-Determination Theory perspective. Frontiers in Public Health, 8:583181

Sakan, D.Zuljevic, D.Rokvic, N. (2020) The Role of Basic Psychological Needs in Well-Being During the COVID-19 Outbreak: A Self-Determination Theory Perspective. Frontiers in Public Health, 8

Martela, F.Hankonen, N., Ryan, R. M., Vansteenkiste, M. (2020) Motivating voluntary compliance to behavioural restrictions: Self-Determination Theory–based checklist of principles for COVID-19 and other emergency communications. , European Review of Social Psychology , Advanced Online doi: 10.1080/10463283.2020.1857082

Calvo, R. A.Deterding, S., Ryan, R. M. (2020) Health surveillance during covid-19 pandemic: How to safeguard autonomy and why it matters. BMJ, 369 ,m1373

Karloh, M.Matias, T. S.Mayer, A. F. (2020) The COVID-19 pandemic confronts the motivation fallacy within pulmonary rehabilitation programs. COPD: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, 17(4) ,343-345