Vitality and Energy

Basic SDT research topics

Johansen, M.Eliassen, S., Jeno, L. M. (2023) “Why is this relevant for me?”: Increasing content relevance enhances student motivation and vitality. Frontiers in Psychology, 14

Arden, A., Katz, I.Slobodin, O. (2022) Psychological need-based experiences as energizing processes for mothers’ identity formation. Journal of Child and Family Studies, Advance online publication

Op den Kamp, E. M.Tims, M.Bakker, A. B.Demerouti, E. (2022) Creating a creative state of mind: Promoting creativity through proactive vitality management and mindfulness. Applied Psychology: An International Review, ,1-26

Miksza, P., Evans, P.McPherson, G. E. (2021) Wellness Among University-level Music Students: A Study of the Predictors of Subjective Vitality. Musicae Scientiae, 25(2) ,143–160

Blackwell, J.Miksza, P., Evans, P.McPherson, G. E. (2020) Student vitality, teacher engagement, and rapport in studio music instruction. Frontiers in Psychology,

Kawabata, M.Yamazaki, F.Guo, D. W., Chatzisarantis, N. L. (2017) Advancement of the Subjective Vitality Scale: Examining alternative measurement models for Japanese and Singaporeans. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports, 27(12) ,1793-1800

Martela, F., DeHaan, C. R., Ryan, R. M. (2016) On enhancing and diminishing energy through psychological means: Research on vitality and depletion from self-determination theory. In In E. R. Hirt, J. J. Clarkson, & L. Jia (Eds.), On enhancing and diminishing energy through psychological means: Research on vitality and depletion from self-determination theory.. , Self-regulation and ego control (pp. 67-85) New York, NY: Elsevier.

Campbell, R., Vansteenkiste, M.Delesie, L., Soenens, B. (2016) The role of basic psychological need satisfaction, sleep, and mindfulness in the health-related quality of life of people living with HIV. Journal of Health Psychology, 24(4) ,535-545

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

Visser, P. L.Hirsch, J. K., Brown, K. W., Ryan, R. M. (2015) Components of sleep quality as mediators of the relation between mindfulness and subjective vitality among older adults. Mindfulness, 6 ,723-731

Dubreuil, P., Forest, J.Courcy, F. (2014) From strengths use to work performance: The role of harmonious passion, subjective vitality, and concentration. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 9 ,335-349

Ryan, R. M., Weinstein, N.Bernstein, J. H., Brown, K. W. (2010) Vitalizing effects of being outdoors and in nature. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 30 ,159-168

Niemiec, C. P., Ryan, R. M., Patrick, H., Deci, E. L. (2010) The energization of health-behavior change: Examining the associations among autonomous self-regulation, subjective vitality, depressive symptoms, and tobacco abstinence. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 5 ,122-138

Vlachopoulos, S. P.Karavani, E. (2009) Psychological needs and subjective vitality in exercise: A cross-gender situational test of the needs universality hypothesis. Hellenic Journal of Psychology, 6 ,207-222

Muraven, M., Gagné, M.Rosman, H. (2008) Helpful self-control: Autonomy support, vitality, and depletion. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 44 ,573–585

Ryan, R. M., Deci, E. L. (2008) From ego-depletion to vitality: Theory and findings concerning the facilitation of energy available to the self. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 2 ,702-717

Muraven, M. (2008) Autonomous self-control is less depleting. Journal of Research in Personality, 42 ,763-770

Muraven, M.Rosman, H., Gagné, M. (2007) Lack of autonomy and self-control: Performance contingent rewards lead to greater depletion. Motivation and Emotion, 31 ,322–330

Moller, A. C., Deci, E. L., Ryan, R. M. (2006) Choice and ego-depletion: The moderating role of autonomy. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 32 ,1024-1036

Tremblay, M. A., Blanchard, C. M., Pelletier, L. G. (2006) A dual route in explaining health outcomes in natural disaster. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 36 ,1502-1522

Patrick, B. C.Hisley, J.Kempler, T. (2000) What’s everybody so excited about? The effects of teacher enthusiasm on student intrinsic motivation and vitality. Journal of Experimental Education, 68 ,217-236

Bostic, T.Rubio, D.Hood, M. (2000) A validation of the subjective vitality scale using structural equation modeling. Social Indicators Research, 52 ,313-324

Kasser, V. M., Ryan, R. M. (1999) The relation of psychological needs for autonomy and relatedness to health, vitality, well-being and mortality in a nursing home. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 29 ,935-954

Nix, G. A., Ryan, R. M.Manly, J. B., Deci, E. L. (1999) Revitalization through self-regulation: The effects of autonomous and controlled motivation on happiness and vitality. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 35(3) ,266-284

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