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Reeve, J.Cheon, S. H. (2021) Autonomy-supportive teaching: Its malleability, benefits, and potential to improve educational practice. Educational Psychologist, 56(1) ,54-77

Bradshaw, E. L.Sahdra, B. K.Ciarrochi, J.Parker, P. D. (2021) A configural approach to aspirations: The social breadth of aspiration profiles predicts well-being over and above the intrinsic and extrinsic aspirations that comprise the profiles. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 120(1) ,226-256

Ntoumanis, N., Ng, J. Y. Y.Prestwich, A.Quested, E. (2021) A meta-analysis of self-determination theory-informed intervention studies in the health domain: Effects on motivation, health behavior, physical, and psychological health. Health Psychology Review, 15(2) ,214-244

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, Advance Online

White, R. L.Bennie, A.Vasconcellos, D.Cinelli, R. (2021) Self-determination theory in physical education: A systematic review of qualitative studies. Teaching and Teacher Education, 99 ,103247

Legate, N., Weinstein, N., Ryan, R. M. (2021) Ostracism in real life: Evidence that ostracizing others has costs, even when it feels justified. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 43(4) ,226-238

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

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, Advance Online

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

Yang, XiAurisicchio, M. (2021) Designing conversational agents: A self-determination theory approach. (pp. 16 pages) New York, NY, USA: ACM. doi: 10.1145/3411764.3445445

Peters, D.Ahmadpour, N., Calvo, R. A. (2020) Tools for wellbeing-supportive design: Features, characteristics, and prototypes. Multimodal Technologies Interact, 4(3) ,40

Vansteenkiste, M., Ryan, R. M., Soenens, B. (2020) Basic psychological need theory: Advancements, critical themes, and future directions. Motivation and Emotion, 44 ,1-31

Ryan, R. M., Deci, E. L. (2020) Intrinsic and extrinsic motivation from a self-determination theory perspective: Definitions, theory, practices, and future directions. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 61 ,101860

Robichaud, J.-M.Roy, M.Ranger, F., Mageau, G. A. (2020) The impact of environmental threats on controlling parenting and children’s motivation. Journal of Family Psychology, 34(7) ,804–813

Benita, M. (2020) Freedom to feel: A self‐determination theory account of emotion regulation. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 14(11) ,e12563

Lynch, M. F.Salikhova, N. R.Eremeeva, A. V. (2020) Basic needs in other cultures: Using qualitative methods to study key issues in Self-Determination Theory research. Psychology. Journal of the Higher School of Economics, 17 ,134-144

Kors, J.Paternotte, E.Martin, L.Verhoeven, C. J. (2020) Factors influencing autonomy supportive consultation: A realist review. Patient Education and Counseling, 103 ,2069-2077

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

Benita, M.Benish-Weisman, M., Matos, L.Torres, C. (2020) Integrative and suppressive emotion regulation differentially predict well-being through basic need satisfaction and frustration: A test of three countries. Motivation and Emotion, 44(1) ,67-81

Vasconcellos, D.Parker, P.Hilland, T.Cinelli, R. (2020) Self-determination theory applied to physical education: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Educational Psychology, 112, No. 7 ,1444-1469

Donald, J. N., Bradshaw, E. L., Ryan, R. M.Basarkod, G. (2020) Mindfulness and its association with varied types of motivation: A systematic review and meta-analysis using self-determination theory. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 46(7) ,1121-1138

Ryan, R. M., Deci, E. L. (2019) In P. Brownell, S. English, & J. Sabatine (Eds.), Supporting autonomy, competence, and relatedness: The coaching process from a self-determination theory perspective. (pp. 231-246) New York, NY: Springer.

Przybylski, A. K., Weinstein, N. (2019) Investigating the Motivational and Psychosocial Dynamics of Dysregulated Gaming: Evidence From a Preregistered Cohort Study. Association for Psychological Science, 7(6) ,1257-1265

Gillison, F.Rouse, P., Standage, M., Sebire, S. (2019) A meta-analysis of techniques to promote motivation for health behaviour change from a self-determination theory perspective. Health Psychology Review, 13(1) ,110-130

Roth, G., Vansteenkiste, M., Ryan, R. M. (2019) Integrative emotion regulation: Process and development from a self-determination theory perspective. Development and Psychopathology, 31(3) ,945-956

Schultz, P., Ryan, R. M. (2019) Cognitive and affective benefits of a mindful state in response to and in anticipation of pain. 10 ,657–669

Lonsdale, C.Lester, A.Owen, K. B.White, R. L. (2019) An internet-supported school physical activity intervention in low socioeconomic status communities: results from the Activity and Motivation in Physical Education (AMPED) cluster randomised controlled trial. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 53(6) ,341-347

Reeve, J., Lee, W. (2019) A neuroscientific perspective on basic psychological needs. Journal of Personality, 87(1) ,102-114

Standage, M.Curran, T.Rouse, P.C. (2019) In T.S. Horn & A.L. Smith, Self-determination-based theories of sport, exercise, and physical activity motivation. , Advances in Sport and Exercise Psychology (pp. 289-311) Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

Fong, C. J., Patall, E. A.Vasquez, A. C.Strautberg, S. (2019) A meta-analysis of negative feedback on intrinsic motivation. Educational Psychology Review, 31(1) ,121-162

Martela, F., Sheldon, K. M. (2019) Clarifying the concept of well-being: Psychological need-satisfaction as the common core connecting eudaimonic and subjective well-being. Review of General Psychology, 23(4) ,458-474

Ryan, R. M., Deci, E. L. (2019) In A. J. Elliot (Ed.), Brick by brick: The origins, development, and future of self-determination theory. , 6 (pp. 111-156) Cambridge, MA.: Elsevier Inc.. doi: 10.1016/bs.adms.2019.01.001

Ryan, R. M., Soenens, B., Vansteenkiste, M. (2019) Reflections on self‐determination theory as an organizing framework for personality psychology: Interfaces, integrations, issues, and unfinished business. Journal of Personality, 87(1) ,115-145

Peters, D., Calvo, R. A., Ryan, R. M. (2018) Designing for motivation, engagement and wellbeing in digital experience. Frontiers in Psychology, 9 ,797

Roth, G.Shahar, B.-H.Zohar-Shefer, Y., Benita, M. (2018) Benefits of emotional integration and costs of emotional distancing. Journal of Personality, 86(6) ,919-934

Slemp, G.R.Kern, M. L.Patrick, K. J., Ryan, R. M. (2018) Leader autonomy support in the workplace: A meta-analytic review. Motivation and Emotion, 42 ,706-724

Adachi, P. J. C., Ryan, R. M.Frye, J.,McClurg, D. (2018) “I can’t wait for the next episode!” Investigating the motivational pull of television dramas through the lens of self-determination theory. Motivation Science, 4(1) ,78-94

Rigby, C. S., Ryan, R. M. (2017) In L. Reinecke & M. B. Oliver (Eds.), Time wellspent? Motivation for entertainment media and its eudaimonic aspects through the lens of Self-Determination Theory. (pp. 34–48) New York, NY: Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group. doi: 10.4324/9781315714752.ch3

Di Domenico, S. I., Ryan, R. M. (2017) The emerging neuroscience of intrinsic motivation: A new frontier in self-determination research. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 11 ,145

Ryan, R. M., Deci, E. L. (2017) Parenting, autonomy, and well-being: Speaking plainly about parenting. , Self-determination theory: Basic psychological needs in motivation, development, and wellness (pp. 348-350) New York, NY: Guilford.

Ryan, R. M., Deci, E. L. (2017) Sport, physical activity, and physical education. In R. M. Ryan, & E. L. Deci., Self-determination theory: Basic psychological needs in motivation, development, and wellness. (pp. 481-507) New York, NY: Guilford.

Zougkou, K., Weinstein, N.Paulmann, S. (2017) ERP correlates of motivating voices: Quality of motivation and time-course matters. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 12(10) ,1687-1700

Weinstein, N., Legate, N.Ryan, W. S.Sedikides, C. (2017) Autonomy support for conflictual and stigmatized identities: Effects on ownership and psychological health. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 64(5) ,584-599

Ryan, R. M., Deci, E. L. (2017) Self-determination theory: Basic psychological needs in motivation, development, and wellness. New York: Guilford Publishing

Curren, R.Metzger, E. (2017) Living well now and in the future: Why sustainability matters. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Ryan, R. M.Hawley, P. H. (2016) Naturally good? Basic psychological needs and the proximal and evolutionary bases of human benevolence. In K. W. Brown and M. R. Leary (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of hypo-egoic phenomena. (pp. 205-222) New York: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199328079.013.14

Ryan, R. M., Martela, F. (2016) In J. Vittersø (Ed.), Eudaimonia as a way of living: Connecting Aristotle with self-determination theory. (pp. 109 - 122) New York, NY: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-42445-3_7

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

Orsini, C.Binnie, V. I.Wilson, S. L. (2016) Determinants and outcomes of motivation in health professions education: A systematic review based on self-determination theory. Journal of Educational Evaluation for Health Professions, 12 ,19

Vasquez, A. C., Patall, E. A.Fong, C. J.Corrigan, A. S. (2016) Parent autonomy support, academic achievement, and psychosocial functioning: A meta-analysis of research. Educational Psychology Review, 28(3) ,605-644

Pelletier, J. E., Joussemet, M. (2016) The benefits of supporting the autonomy of individuals with mild intellectual disabilities: An experimental study. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 30(5) ,830-846

Kanat-Maymon, Y., Roth, G., Assor, A.Raizer, A. (2016) Controlled by Love: The Harmful Relational Consequences of Perceived Conditional Positive Regard. Wiley Periodicals Journal of Personality, 84 ,446-460

Ryan, R. M., Deci, E. L., Vansteenkiste, M. (2016) In D. Cicchetti (Ed), Autonomy and autonomy disturbances in self-development and psychopathology: Research on motivation, attachment, and clinical process. , Developmental psychopathology , 1 (pp. 385-438) Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons Inc.

Schultz, P., Ryan, R. M. (2015) The "why," "what," and "how" of healthy self-regulation: Mindfulness and well-being from a self-determination theory perspective. In B. D. Ostafin, M. D. Robinson & B. P. Meier (Eds.), The “why,” “what,” and “how” of healthy self-regulation: Mindfulness and well-being from a self-determination theory perspective. , Handbook of mindfulness and self-regulation (pp. 81-94) New York, NY: Springer Science + Business Media.

Soenens, B., Vansteenkiste, M.Van Petegem, S. (2015) Let us not throw out the baby with the bathwater: Applying the principle of universalism without uniformity to autonomy-supportive and controlling parenting. Child Development Perspectives, 9(1) ,44-49

Mageau, G. A.Ranger, F., Joussemet, M., Koestner, R. (2015) Validation of the Perceived Parental Autonomy Support Scale (P-PASS). Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 47 ,251-262

Chen, B.Vansteenkiste, M.Beyers, W., Boone, L.Deci, E. L. (2015) Basic psychological need satisfaction, need frustration, and need strength across four cultures. Motivation and Emotion, 39 ,216-236

Wuyts, D.Chen, B.Vansteenkiste, M.Soenens, B. (2015) Social pressure and unfulfilled dreams among Chinese and Belgian parents: Two roads to controlling parenting via child-invested contingent self-esteem. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 46(9) ,1150-1168

Evans, P. (2015) Self-determination theory: An approach to motivation in music education. Music Scientiae, 19(1) ,65-83

Van de Berghe, L., Vansteenkiste, M.Cardon, G.Kirk, D. (2014) Research on self-determination in physical education: Key findings and proposals for future research. Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 1 ,97-121

Lynch, M. F. (2014) In N. Weinstein (Ed.), Motivation in the client-counselor relationship. (pp. 317-333) New York, NY: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-94-017-8542-6_14

Przybylski, A. K., Deci, E. L., Rigby, C. S., Ryan, R. M. (2014) Competence-impeding electronic games and players’ aggressive feelings, thoughts, and behaviors. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 106 ,441-457

Deci, E. L., Ryan, R. M. (2013) In B. W. Sokol, F. M. E. Grouzet, U. Muller (Eds.), The importance of autonomy for development and well-being. (pp. 19-46) Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press.

Legault, L.Inzlicht, M. (2013) Self-determination, self-regulation and the brain: Autonomy improves performance by enhancing neuroaffective responsiveness to self-regulation failure. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 105(1) ,123-138

Knee, C. R.Hadden, Benjamin W.Porter, BenRodriguez, Lindsey M. (2013) Self-determination theory and romantic relationship processes. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 17 ,307-324

Aelterman, N., Vansteenkiste, M.Van Keer, H.De Meyer, J. (2013) Development and evaluation of a training on need-supportive teaching in Physical Education: Qualitative and quantitative findings. Teaching and Teacher Education, 29 ,64-75

Vansteenkiste, M., Ryan, R. M. (2013) On psychological growth and vulnerability: Basic psychological need satisfaction and need frustration as a unifying principle. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, 23 ,263–280

Kasser, T.Kanner, A. (2013) Psychology and Consumer Culture: The Struggle for a Good Life in a Materialistic World. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association

Jang, H.Kim, E. J., Reeve, J. (2012) Longitudinal test of self-determination theory’s motivation mediation model in a naturally occurring classroom context. Journal of Educational Psychology, 104(4) ,1175–1188

Standage, M., Ryan, R. M. (2012) Self-determination theory and exercise motivation: Facilitating self-regulatory processes to support and maintain health and well-being. In G. C. Roberts & D. C. Treasure (Eds.), Advances in motivation in sport and exercise. (pp. 233-270) Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

Ntoumanis, N., (2012) A self-determination theory perspective on motivation in sport and physical education: Current trends and possible future research directions. In G. C. Roberts & D. C. Treasure (Eds.), Advances in motivation in sport and exercise. , Vol. 3 (pp. 91-128) Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

Kusurkar, R. A.Croiset, G.Mann, K. V.Custers, E. (2012) Have motivation theories guided the development and reform of medical education curricula? A review of the literature. Academic Medicine, 87(6) ,735-743

Peng, W.Lin, J.Pfeiffer, K.Winn, B. (2012) Need satisfaction supportive game features as motivational determinants: An experimental study of a self-determination theory guided exergame. Media Psychology, 15 ,175-196

Weinstein, N.Ryan, R. M.Deci, E. L. (2012) Motivation, meaning and wellness: A self-determination perspective on the creation and internalization of personal meanings and life goals. In P. T. P. Wang (Ed.), The human quest for meaning: Theories, research, and applications. (pp. 81-106) New York: Routledge Publishers. doi: 10.4324/9780203146286

Cheon, S. H., Reeve, J.Moon, I. S. (2012) Experimentally based, longitudinally designed, teacher-focused intervention to help physical education teachers be more autonomy supportive toward their students. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 34(3) ,365-396

Lynch, M. F. (2012) In L.L. Levers (Ed.), Theoretical contexts of trauma counseling. (pp. 47-58) NY, NY: Springer.

Hagger, M. S., Chatzisarantis, N. L. (2011) Causality orientations moderate the undermining effect of rewards on intrinsic motivation. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47 ,485-489

Ryan, R. M., Lynch, M. F., Vansteenkiste, M., Deci, E. L. (2011) Motivation and autonomy in counseling, psychotherapy, and behavior change: A look at theory and practice. The Counseling Psychologist, 39 ,193-260

Kusurkar, R. A.ten Cate, T. J.van Asperen, M.Croiset, G. (2011) Motivation as an independent and a dependent variable in medical education: A review of the literature. Medical Teacher, 33 ,e242–e262

Eyal, O., Roth, G. (2011) Principals’ leadership and teachers’ motivation: Self-determination theory analysis. Journal of Educational Administration, 49(3) ,256-275

Britton, P. C., Patrick, H.Wenzel, A., Williams, G. C. (2011) Integrating motivational interviewing and self-determination theory with cognitive behavioural therapy to prevent suicide. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 18 ,16–27

Ten Cate, T. J., Kusurkar, R. A., Williams, G. C. (2011) How self-determination theory can assist our understanding of the teaching and learning processes in medical education. AMEE Guide No. 59, Medical Teacher, 33:12 ,961-973

Legault, L.Gutsell, J. N.Inzlicht, M. (2011) Ironic effects of anti-prejudice messages: How motivational interventions can reduce (but also increase) prejudice. Psychological Science, 22 ,1472-1477

Rigby, C. S., Ryan, R. M. (2011) Glued to games: How video games draw us in and hold us spellbound. Santa Barbara, California: Praeger

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(2) ,222-224

Lynch, M. F., Vansteenkiste, M., Deci, E. L., Ryan, R. M. (2010) Autonomy as process and outcome: Revisiting cultural and practical issues in motivation for counseling. The Counseling Psychologist, 39(2) ,286-302

Murayama, K.Matsumoto, M.Izuma, K.Matsumoto, K. (2010) Neural basis of the undermining effect of monetary reward on intrinsic motivation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107(49) ,20911-20916

Przybylski, A. K., Rigby, C. S., Ryan, R. M. (2010) A motivational model of video game engagement. Review of General Psychology, 14 ,154-166

Grolnick, W. S.Pomerantz, E. M. (2009) Issues and challenges in studying parental control: Toward a new conceptualization. Child Development Perspectives, 3 ,165-170

Weinstein, N.Przybylski, A. K., Ryan, R. M. (2009) Can nature make us more caring? Effects of immersion in nature on intrinsic aspirations and generosity. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 35 ,1315-1329

Weinstein, N., Brown, K. W., Ryan, R. M. (2009) A multi-method examination of the effects of mindfulness on stress attribution, coping, and emotional well-being. Journal of Research in Personality, 43 ,374-385

Ryan, R. M., Patrick, H., Deci, E. L., Williams, G. C. (2008) Facilitating health behaviour change and its maintenance: Interventions based on self-determination theory. The European Health Psychologist, 10 ,2-5

Patall, E. A.Cooper, H.Robinson, J. C. (2008) The effects of choice on intrinsic motivation and related outcomes: A meta-analysis of research findings. Psychological Bulletin, 134 ,270-300

Joussemet, M.Landry, R., Koestner, R. (2008) A self-determination theory perspective on parenting. Canadian Psychology, 49 ,194-200

Joussemet, M.Vitaro, F.Barker, E. D.Cote, S. (2008) Controlling parenting and physical aggression during elementary school. Child Development, 79 ,411-425

La Guardia, J. G., Patrick, H. (2008) Self-determination theory as a fundamental theory of close relationships. Canadian Psychology, 49 ,201-209

Barnes, S.Brown, K. W.Krusemark, E.Campbell, W. K. (2007) The role of mindfulness in romantic relationship satisfaction and responses to relationship stress. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 33 ,482-500

Kasser, T.Cohn, S.Kanner, A. D., Ryan, R. M. (2007) Some costs of American corporate capitalism: A psychological exploration of value and goal conflicts. Psychological Inquiry, 18 ,1-22

Soenens, B., Vansteenkiste, M.Lens, W.Luyckx, K. (2007) Conceptualizing parental autonomy support: Adolescent perceptions of promoting independence versus promoting volitional functioning. Developmental Psychology, 43 ,633-646

Patrick, H., Knee, C. R.Canevello, A.Lonsbary, C. (2007) The role of need fulfillment in relationship functioning and well-being: A self-determination theory perspective. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 92 ,434-457

Hagger, M. S., Chatzisarantis, N. L. (2007) Intrinsic motivation and self-determination in exercise and sport. Champaigne, IL: Human Kinetics

Richard, R. M.Rigby, C. S.Przybylski, A. (2006) Motivational pull of video games: A self-determination theory approach. Motivation and Emotion, 30 ,347-365

Williams, G. C., McGregor, H. A.Sharp, D., Levesque, C. S. (2006) Testing a self-determination theory intervention for motivating tobacco cessation: Supporting autonomy and competence in a clinical trial. Health Psychology, 25(1) ,91-101

Deci, E. L., La Guardia, J. G., Moller, A. C.Scheiner, M. J. (2006) On the benefits of giving as well as receiving autonomy support: Mutuality in close friendships. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 32 ,313-327

Brown, K. W., Ryan, R. M. (2003) The benefits of being present: Mindfulness and its role in psychological well-being. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 84 ,822-848

Ryan, R. M., Brown, K. W. (2003) Why we don’t need self-esteem: On fundamental needs, contingent love, and mindfulness. Psychological Inquiry, 14 ,71-76

Chirkov, V. I., Ryan, R. M., Kim, Y.Kaplan, U. (2003) Differentiating autonomy from individualism and independence: A self-determination theory perspective on internalization of cultural orientations and well-being. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 84 ,97-110

Ryan, R. M., Deci, E. L. (2003) On assimilating identities to the self: A self-determination theory perspective on internalization and integrity within cultures. In M. R. Leary & J. P. Tangney (Eds.), Handbook on self & identity. (pp. 253-274) New York: The Guilford Press.

Knee, C. R., Patrick, H.Vietor, N. A.Nanayakkara, A. (2002) Self-determination as growth motivation in romantic relationships. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 28(5) ,609-619

Kasser, T. (2002) The high price of materialism. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press

Deci, E. L., Ryan, R. M. (2000) The ‘what’ and ‘why’ of goal pursuits: Human needs and the self-determination of behavior. Psychological Inquiry, 11 ,227-268

Ryan, R. M., Deci, E. L. (2000) Intrinsic and extrinsic motivations: Classic definitions and new directions. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 25 ,54-67

Plant, E. A.Devine, P. G. (1998) Internal and external motivation to respond without prejudice. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 75 ,811-832

Grolnick, W. S., Deci, E. L., Ryan, R. M. (1997) Internalization within the family: The self-determination theory perspective. In J. E. Grusec & L. Kuczynski (Eds.), Parenting and children’s internalization of values: A handbook of contemporary theory. (pp. 135-161) New York: Wiley.

Ryan, R. M., Frederick, C. (1997) On energy, personality and health: Subjective vitality as a dynamic reflection of well-being. Journal of Personality, 65(3) ,529-565

Grolnick, W. S., Deci, E. L., Ryan, R. M. (1997) In J. E. Grusec & L. Kuczynski, Internalization within the family: The self-determination theory perspective. (pp. 135–161) John Wiley & Sons Inc..

Kasser, T., Ryan, R. M. (1996) Further examining the American dream: Differential correlates of intrinsic and extrinsic goals. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 22(3) ,280-287

Ryan, R. M. (1993) Agency and organization: Intrinsic motivation, autonomy and the self in psychological development. In J. Jacobs (Ed.), Nebraska symposium on motivation: Developmental perspectives on motivation, Vol. 40. , 40 (pp. 1-56) Lincoln, NE: University Of Nebraska Press.

Deci, E. L.Hodges, R.Pierson, L.Tomassone, J. (1992) Autonomy and competence as motivational factors in students with learning disabilities and emotional handicaps. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 25(7) ,457-471

Grolnick, W. S., Ryan, R. M. (1990) Self-perceptions, motivation, and adjustment in children with learning disabilities: A multiple group comparison study. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 23 ,177-184

Grolnick, W. S., Ryan, R. M. (1989) Parent styles associated with children’s self-regulation and competence in school. Journal of Educational Psychology, 81(2) ,143-154

Deci, E. L., Ryan, R. M. (1985) The general causality orientations scale: Self-determination in personality. Journal of Research in Personality, 19(2) ,109-134

Ryan, R. M.Hawley, P. H. (2016) Naturally good? Basic psychological needs and the proximal and evolutionary bases of human benevolence. In K. W. Brown and M. R. Leary (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of hypo-egoic phenomena. (pp. 205-222) New York: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199328079.013.14

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

Legate, N.Weinstein, N.Ryan, R. M. (2021) Ostracism in real life: Evidence that ostracizing others has costs, even when it feels justified. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 43(4) ,226-238

Reeve, J.Cheon, S. H. (2021) Autonomy-supportive teaching: Its malleability, benefits, and potential to improve educational practice. Educational Psychologist, 56(1) ,54-77

Yang, XiAurisicchio, M. (2021) Designing conversational agents: A self-determination theory approach. (pp. 16 pages) New York, NY, USA: ACM. doi: 10.1145/3411764.3445445

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

Reeve, J.Cheon, S. H. (2021) Autonomy-supportive teaching: Its malleability, benefits, and potential to improve educational practice. Educational Psychologist, 56(1) ,54-77

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, Advance Online

Ntoumanis, N., Ng, J. Y. Y.Prestwich, A.Quested, E. (2021) A meta-analysis of self-determination theory-informed intervention studies in the health domain: Effects on motivation, health behavior, physical, and psychological health. Health Psychology Review, 15(2) ,214-244

Legault, L.Gutsell, J. N.Inzlicht, M. (2011) Ironic effects of anti-prejudice messages: How motivational interventions can reduce (but also increase) prejudice. Psychological Science, 22 ,1472-1477

Cheon, S. H., Reeve, J.Moon, I. S. (2012) Experimentally based, longitudinally designed, teacher-focused intervention to help physical education teachers be more autonomy supportive toward their students. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 34(3) ,365-396

Lonsdale, C.Lester, A.Owen, K. B.White, R. L. (2019) An internet-supported school physical activity intervention in low socioeconomic status communities: results from the Activity and Motivation in Physical Education (AMPED) cluster randomised controlled trial. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 53(6) ,341-347