Institute for Positive Psychology and Education


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FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

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Responding to Female Inmates’ Prior Histories of Violent Victimisation
Thomas P. Dornan. (2021) Responding to Female Inmates’ Prior Histories of Violent Victimisation [PhD Thesis]. Australian Catholic University Institute for Positive Psychology and Education https://doi.org/10.26199/acu.8vzwz

PhD Thesis

Enhancing Adolescent Self-Concept, Life Effectiveness and Locus of Control: The Immediate and Lasting Effects of Outdoor Adventure Education
Mathew J. Pfeiffer. (2020) Enhancing Adolescent Self-Concept, Life Effectiveness and Locus of Control: The Immediate and Lasting Effects of Outdoor Adventure Education [PhD Thesis]. Australian Catholic University Faculty of Health Sciences https://doi.org/10.26199/acu.8vyx4

PhD Thesis

Identifying and responding to the psychosocial support needs of young people when a loved one is a missing person
Elizabeth Anne Davies. (2020) Identifying and responding to the psychosocial support needs of young people when a loved one is a missing person [PhD Thesis]. Australian Catholic University Institute for Positive Psychology and Education https://doi.org/10.26199/acu.8vyv0

PhD Thesis

The Diminishing State of School Leader Wellbeing: The Impact of Policy and Passion
Marcus Horwood. (2020) The Diminishing State of School Leader Wellbeing: The Impact of Policy and Passion [PhD Thesis]. Australian Catholic University Faculty of Health Sciences https://doi.org/10.26199/acu.8vyq6

PhD Thesis

How teachers can support students’ agentic engagement
Johnmarshall Reeve and Stephanie H. Shin. (2020) How teachers can support students’ agentic engagement. Theory into Practice. 59(2), pp. 150-161. https://doi.org/10.1080/00405841.2019.1702451

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Emotions in medical education: Examining the validity of the Medical Emotion Scale (MES) across authentic medical learning environments
Melissa C. Duffy, Susanne P. Lajoie, Reinhard Pekrun and Kevin Lachapelle. (2020) Emotions in medical education: Examining the validity of the Medical Emotion Scale (MES) across authentic medical learning environments. Learning and Instruction. 70, pp. 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.learninstruc.2018.07.001

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Beyond cold technology: A systematic review and meta-analysis on emotions in technology-based learning environments
Kristina Loderer, Reinhard Pekrun and James C. Lester. (2020) Beyond cold technology: A systematic review and meta-analysis on emotions in technology-based learning environments. Learning and Instruction. 70(101162), pp. 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.learninstruc.2018.08.002

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Giving disadvantaged adolescents skills to flourish: Random-control-trial intervention integrating developmental coaching with outdoor adventure education
Gwyn, Wendy Gelman. (2020) Giving disadvantaged adolescents skills to flourish: Random-control-trial intervention integrating developmental coaching with outdoor adventure education [Thesis]. https://doi.org/10.26199/ekw9-2b57

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Surprised-curious-confused: Epistemic emotions and knowledge exploration
Vogl, Elisabeth, Pekrun, Reinhard, Murayama, Kou and Loderer, Kristina. (2020) Surprised-curious-confused: Epistemic emotions and knowledge exploration. Emotion. 20(4), pp. 625 - 641. https://doi.org/10.1037/emo0000578

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Parental ethnic-racial socialization practices and children of color's psychosocial and behavioral adjustment: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Wang, Ming-Te, Henry, Daphne A., Smith, Leann V., Huguley, James P. and Guo, Jiesi. (2020) Parental ethnic-racial socialization practices and children of color's psychosocial and behavioral adjustment: A systematic review and meta-analysis. American Psychologist. 75(1), pp. 1 - 22. https://doi.org/10.1037/amp0000464

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Support for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australian students’ wellbeing at school
Dillon, Anthony, Craven, Rhonda G., Kaur, Gurvinder and Yeung, Alexander Seeshing. (2020) Support for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australian students’ wellbeing at school. International Journal of Educational Research. 99, pp. 1 - 11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijer.2019.101520

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Functional near-infrared spectroscopy : Proof of concept for its application in social neuroscience
Di Domenico, Stefano I., Rodrigo, Achala H., Dong, Mengxi, Fournier, Marc A., Ayaz, Hasan, Ryan, Richard M. and Ruocco, Anthony C.. (2019) Functional near-infrared spectroscopy : Proof of concept for its application in social neuroscience. In In Ayaz, Hasan and Dehais, Frédéric (Ed.). Neuroergonomics : The brain at work and in everyday life pp. 169-173 Academic Press. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-811926-6.00028-2

Book chapter

School-based physical activity intervention for older adolescents: Rationale and study protocol for the Burn 2 Learn cluster randomised controlled trial
Angus A. Leahy, Narelle Eather, Jordan Smith, Charles H. Hillman, P J Morgan, Michael Nilsson, Chris Lonsdale, Ron C Plotnikoff, Michael Noetel, Elizabeth G. Holliday, Tatsuya T. Shigeta, Sarah A. Costigan, Frederick Rohan Walker, Sarah Young, Sarah R. Valkenborghs, Prajwal Gyawali, Nigel Harris, Sarah G. Kennedy and David Lubans. (2019) School-based physical activity intervention for older adolescents: Rationale and study protocol for the Burn 2 Learn cluster randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open. 9(5), pp. 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026029

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Integrative emotion regulation: Process and development from a self-determination theory perspective
G Roth, Maarten Vansteenkiste and Richard Ryan. (2019) Integrative emotion regulation: Process and development from a self-determination theory perspective. Development and Psychopathology. 31(3), pp. 945-956. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0954579419000403

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Integrating physical activity into the primary school curriculum: rationale and study protocol for the "Thinking while Moving in English" cluster randomized controlled trial
Myrto F. Mavilidi, David Lubans, P J Morgan, Andrew Miller, Narelle Eather, Frini Karayanidis, Chris Lonsdale, Michael Noetel, Kylie Shaw and Nicholas Riley. (2019) Integrating physical activity into the primary school curriculum: rationale and study protocol for the "Thinking while Moving in English" cluster randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health. 19(1), pp. 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-6635-2

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Emotions in classroom language learning: What can we learn from achievement emotion research?
Kaiqi Shao, Reinhard Pekrun and Laura J. Nicholson. (2019) Emotions in classroom language learning: What can we learn from achievement emotion research? System. 86, pp. 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.system.2019.102121

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Toward a Social Psychology of Authenticity: Exploring Within-Person Variation in Autonomy, Congruence, and Genuineness Using Self-Determination Theory
William S Ryan and Richard M Ryan. (2019) Toward a Social Psychology of Authenticity: Exploring Within-Person Variation in Autonomy, Congruence, and Genuineness Using Self-Determination Theory. Review of General Psychology. 23(1), pp. 99-112. https://doi.org/10.1037/gpr0000162

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Reflections on self-determination theory as an organizing framework for personality psychology: Interfaces, integrations, issues, and unfinished business
Richard Ryan, Bart Soenens and Maarten Vansteenkiste. (2019) Reflections on self-determination theory as an organizing framework for personality psychology: Interfaces, integrations, issues, and unfinished business. Journal of Personality. 87(1), pp. 115-145. https://doi.org/10.1111/jopy.12440

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Trends in Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Multidomain Well-Being: Decomposing Persistent, Maturation, and Period Effects in Emerging Adulthood
Philip D. Parker, Gawaian H. Bodkin-Andrews, Rhiannon B. Parker and Nicholas Biddle. (2019) Trends in Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Multidomain Well-Being: Decomposing Persistent, Maturation, and Period Effects in Emerging Adulthood. Emerging Adulthood. 7(6), pp. 391-410. https://doi.org/10.1177/2167696818782018

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Promoting physical activity in children through family-based intervention: Protocol of the "Active 1 + FUN" randomized controlled trial
Amy S. Ha, Johan Y.Y. Ng, Chris Lonsdale, David R. Lubans and Florrie F. Ng. (2019) Promoting physical activity in children through family-based intervention: Protocol of the "Active 1 + FUN" randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health. 19(218), pp. 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-6537-3

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Envisioning progress and perils: Musings on the future of motivation research in a rapidly evolving world
Ryan, Richard and Bradshaw, Emma. (2019) Envisioning progress and perils: Musings on the future of motivation research in a rapidly evolving world. In In R. M. Ryan (Ed.). The Oxford handbook of human motivation pp. 527 - 532 Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190666453.013.28

Book chapter

Mediators of the associations between parents’ conditional regard and the quality of their adult-children’s peer-relationships
Moller, Arien C., Roth, Guy, Niemiec, Christopher P., Kanat-Maymon, Yaniv and Deci, Edward L.. (2019) Mediators of the associations between parents’ conditional regard and the quality of their adult-children’s peer-relationships. Motivation and Emotion. 43(1), pp. 35 - 51. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11031-018-9727-x

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The development of motivation and amotivation to study and work across age-graded transitions in adolescence and young adulthood
Symonds, Jennifer, Schoon, Ingrid, Eccles, Jacquelynne and Salmela-Aro, Katariina. (2019) The development of motivation and amotivation to study and work across age-graded transitions in adolescence and young adulthood. Journal of Youth and Adolescence: a multidisciplinary research publication. 48(6), pp. 1131 - 1145. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-019-01003-4

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A monitoring system to provide feedback on student physical activity during physical education lessons
Hartwig, Timothy B., Pozo-Cruz, Borja del, White, Rhiannon L., Sanders, Taren, Kirwan, Morwenna, Parker, Philip D., Lee, Jane, Owen, Katherine B., Antczak, Devan, Lubans, David R. and Lonsdale, Chris. (2019) A monitoring system to provide feedback on student physical activity during physical education lessons. The Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports. 29(10), pp. 1305 - 1312. https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.13438

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Can physical activity offset the detrimental consequences of sedentary time on frailty? A moderation analysis in 749 older adults measured with accelerometers
Mañas, Asier, del Pozo-Cruz, Borja, Rodríguez-Gómez, Irene, Losa-Reyna, José, Rodriguez Mañas, Leocadio, García-García, Francisco J. and Ara, Ignacio. (2019) Can physical activity offset the detrimental consequences of sedentary time on frailty? A moderation analysis in 749 older adults measured with accelerometers. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 20(5), pp. 634 - 638. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jamda.2018.12.012

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Associations between physical activity intensity and well-being in adolescents
Costigan, Sarah A., Lubans, David R., Lonsdale, Chris, Sanders, Taren and del Pozo Cruz, Borja. (2019) Associations between physical activity intensity and well-being in adolescents. Preventive Medicine. 125, pp. 55 - 61. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2019.05.009

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The upsides and downsides of the dark side: A longitudinal study into the role of prosocial and antisocial strategies in close friendship formation
Ciarrochi, Joseph, Sahdra, Baljinder, Hawley, Patricia H. and Devine, Emma K.. (2019) The upsides and downsides of the dark side: A longitudinal study into the role of prosocial and antisocial strategies in close friendship formation. Frontiers in Psychology. 10(Feb), pp. 1 - 13. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00114

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A tale of two quests: The (almost) non-overlapping research literatures on students' evaluations of secondary-school and university teachers
Marsh, Herbert W., Dicke, Theresa and Pfeiffer, Mathew. (2019) A tale of two quests: The (almost) non-overlapping research literatures on students' evaluations of secondary-school and university teachers. Contemporary Educational Psychology. 58, pp. 1 - 18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cedpsych.2019.01.011

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Relationship between teachers’ interpersonal style and student outcomes in physical education
Vasconcellos, Diego Itibere Cunha. (2019) Relationship between teachers’ interpersonal style and student outcomes in physical education [Thesis]. https://doi.org/10.26199/5de0581eb8d7b

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Discrimination as a frame-of-reference effect in overlapping friendship communities of ethnically diverse youth
Sahdra, Baljinder K., Parker, Philip D., Craven, Rhonda G., Brockman, Robert, Devine, E. K., Conigrave, J. and Chang, D. F.. (2019) Discrimination as a frame-of-reference effect in overlapping friendship communities of ethnically diverse youth. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1037/cdp0000247

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Job satisfaction of teachers and their principals in relation to climate and student achievement
Dicke, Theresa, Marsh, Herbert W., Parker, Philip D., Guo, Jiesi, Riley, Philip and Waldeyer, Julia. (2019) Job satisfaction of teachers and their principals in relation to climate and student achievement. Journal of Educational Psychology. 111(7), pp. 1 - 13. https://doi.org/10.1037/edu0000409

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Value beliefs about math: a Bifactor-ESEM representation
Fadda, Daniela, Scalas, L. Francesca, Morin, Alexandre J. S., Marsh, Herbert W. and Gaspard, Hanna. (2019) Value beliefs about math: a Bifactor-ESEM representation. European Journal of Psychological Assessment. 35(3), pp. 1 - 10. https://doi.org/10.1027/1015-5759/a000513

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The dimensional structure of students’ self-concept and interest in science depends on course composition
Jansen, Malte, Schroeders, Ulrich, Lüdtke, Oliver and Marsh, Herbert W.. (2019) The dimensional structure of students’ self-concept and interest in science depends on course composition. Learning and Instruction. 60, pp. 20 - 28. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.learninstruc.2018.11.001

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Does fitness attenuate the relationship between changes in sitting time and health-related quality of life over time in community-dwelling older adults? Evidence from the EXERNET multicenter longitudinal study
López-Torres, O., del Pozo-Cruz, B., Maroto‑Sánchez, B., Vila-Maldonado, S., Gómez-Cabello, A., Martín-García, M., González-Agüero, A., Gusi, N., Espino, L., Casajús, J. A., González-Gross, M., Ara, Ignacio and Pedrero-Chamizo, . (2019) Does fitness attenuate the relationship between changes in sitting time and health-related quality of life over time in community-dwelling older adults? Evidence from the EXERNET multicenter longitudinal study. Quality of Life Research. 28(12), pp. 3259 - 3266. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11136-019-02252-3

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The emotions of pretenure faculty: Implications for teaching and research success
Stupnisky, Robert H., Hall, Nathan C. and Pekrun, Reinhard. (2019) The emotions of pretenure faculty: Implications for teaching and research success. Review of Higher Education. 42(4), pp. 1489 - 1526. https://doi.org/10.1353/rhe.2019.0073

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A preliminary investigation of attachment style and inflammation in African-American young adults
Ehrlich, Katherine B., Stern, Jessica A., Eccles, Jacquelynne, Dinh, Julie V., Hopper, Elizabeth A., Kemeny, Margaret E., Adam, Emma K. and Cassidy, Jude. (2019) A preliminary investigation of attachment style and inflammation in African-American young adults. Attachment and Human Development. 21(1), pp. 57 - 69. https://doi.org/10.1080/14616734.2018.1541516

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Expanding the map of intrinsic and extrinsic aspirations using network analysis and multidimensional scaling: Examining four new aspirations
Martela, Frank, Bradshaw, Emma L. and Ryan, Richard M.. (2019) Expanding the map of intrinsic and extrinsic aspirations using network analysis and multidimensional scaling: Examining four new aspirations. Frontiers in Psychology. 10, pp. 1 - 21. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.02174

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Toward a better assessment of perceived social influence: The relative role of significant others on young athletes
Chan, Derwin K. C., Keegan, Richard J., Lee, Alfred S. Y., Yang, Sophie X., Zhang, Lei, Rhodes, Ryan E. and Lonsdale, Chris. (2019) Toward a better assessment of perceived social influence: The relative role of significant others on young athletes. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports. 29(2), pp. 286 - 298. https://doi.org/10.1111/sms.13320

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A model of art therapy for Aboriginal children within the preschool
Hergass, Shiri. (2019) A model of art therapy for Aboriginal children within the preschool [Thesis]. https://doi.org/10.26199/5ddf4ffc1bd8e

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Dental anxiety, oral health-related quality of life, and general well-being: A self-determination theory perspective
Münster Halvari, Anne Elizabeth, Halvari, Hallgeir and Deci, Edward L.. (2019) Dental anxiety, oral health-related quality of life, and general well-being: A self-determination theory perspective. Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 49(5), pp. 295 - 306. https://doi.org/10.1111/jasp.12583

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