Social Issues

Basic SDT research topics

Fabian, M.Brewing, R.De Neve, J-E. (2023) Worldview defence and self-determination theory explain the return of racial voting: Evidence from the 2016 US election. European Journal of Social Psychology, 53(1) ,147-166

Ryan, R. M., DeHaan, C. R. (2023) The social conditions for human flourishing: Economic and political influences on basic psychological needs. (pp. 1149-1170) Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780197600047.013.57

Cheon, S. H., Reeve, J.Marsh, H. W.Jang, H-R (2023) Cluster randomized control trial to reduce peer victimization: An autonomy-supportive teaching intervention changes the classroom ethos to support defending bystanders. , American Psychologist , Advance Online doi: 10.1037/amp0001130

Barberis, N., Costa, S.Castiglione, C. (2023) Xenophobia and Xenophilia, the bright and dark sides of attitude towards foreigners: A Self-Determination Theory approach. Psychological Reports, Advance Online ,1-24

Weinstein, N., Legate, N.Graham, L.Zheng, Y. (2023) The role of perceived autonomy-supportive communication for motivating prejudice reduction and avoiding defiant backlash within the police force workplace. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Advance online publication

Bradshaw, E. L., DeHaan, C. R.Parker, P. D., Curren, R. (2023) The perceived conditions for living well: Positive perceptions of primary goods linked with basic psychological needs and wellness. Journal of Positive Psychology, 18(1) ,44-60

Itzhaki-Braun, Y.Sulimani-Aidan, Y. (2022) Determination of life satisfaction among young women care leavers from the Ultraorthodox Jewish community. Children and Youth Services Review, 136 ,1006428

Ismailov, M., Chiu, T. (2022) Catering to inclusion and diversity with Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in asynchronous online education: A Self-determination Theory perspective. Frontiers in Psychology, 13 ,819884

Nelson, L. E.Wilton, L.Whitfield, D. L., Williams, G. C. (2022) Client‐centered care coordination (C4TM) for HIV/STI prevention: A theoretical, conceptual, and methodological overview—HIV prevention trials network (HPTN) 073. , Sexuality Research and Social Policy , Advance online publication doi: 10.1007/s13178-022-00687-x

Luxon, A., Legate, N., Weinstein, N. (2021) Fluctuations in goal pursuits and health in a lesbian, gay, and bisexual sample across a 2-week diary study. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, Advance Online

Ahrens, A. D., Chu, T. L. (2021) Motivation Is Not Always Black and White: Attending to African American Athletes’ Psychological Needs for Sport Involvement. A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 34(2) ,9-12

Isik, U.Wouters, A.Verdonk, P.Croiset, G. (2021) “As an ethnic minority, you just have to work twice as hard.” Experiences and motivation of ethnic minority students in medical education. Perspectives on Medical Education, Advance Online

Manganelli, S.Cavicchiolo, E.Lucidi, F.Galli, F. (2021) Differences and similarities in adolescents’ academic motivation across socioeconomic and immigrant backgrounds. Personality and Individual Differences, 182

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

Van Petegem, S.Trinkner, R., Van der Kaap-Deeder, J.Antonietti, J-P. (2021) Police procedural justice and adolescents’ internalization of the law: Integrating self-determination theory into legal socialization research. Journal of Social Issues, Advance Online

Itzchakov, G., Weinstein, N., Legate, N.Amar, M. (2020) Can high quality listening predict lower speakers’ prejudiced attitudes?. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 91 ,104022

Van der Kaap-Deeder, J.Audenaert, E.Van Petegem, S.Vandevelde, S. (2019) The internalization of and defiance against rules within prison: The role of correctional officers’ autonomy-supportive and controlling communication style as perceived by prisoners. Motivation and Emotion, 43 ,771-785

Legate, N., Weinstein, N.Ryan, W. S., DeHaan, C. R. (2019) Parental autonomy support predicts lower internalized homophobia and better psychological health indirectly through lower shame in lesbian, gay and bisexual adults. Stigma and Health, 4(4) ,367-76

Ryan, R. M., Di Domenico, S. I.Ryan, W. S., Deci, E. L. (2017) In F. Guay, H. W. Marsh, D. McInerney, & R. Craven (Eds.), Pervasive influences on wellness and thriving: Cultural, political, and economic contexts and the support of basic psychological needs. , 6 (pp. 199-232) Information Age Press.

Benita, M.Levkovitz, T., Roth, G. (2017) Integrative emotion regulation predicts adolescents’ prosocial behavior through the mediation of empathy. Learning and Instruction, 50 ,14-20

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

Roth, G.Shane, N., Kanat-Maymon, Y. (2017) Empathising with the enemy: Emotion regulation and support for humanitarian aid in violent conflicts. Cognition and Emotion, 31(8) ,1511-1524

Lam, S.-f., Law, W.Chan, C.-K.Wong, B. P. H. (2015) A latent class growth analysis of school bullying and its social context: The self-determination theory perspective. School Psychology Quarterly, Vol. 30, No. 1 ,75 – 90

Legate, N., Ryan, R. M., Weinstein, N. (2012) Is coming out always a ‘‘good thing’’? Exploring the relations of autonomy support, outness, and wellness for lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 3 ,145-152

Roth, G., Kanat-Maymon, Y.Bibi, U. (2011) Prevention of school bullying: The important role of autonomy-supportive teaching and internalization of pro-social values. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 81 ,654–666

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 (pp. 1472-1477) doi: 10.1177/0956797611427918

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

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