Baljinder Kaur Sahdra


NameBaljinder Kaur Sahdra
Job titleSenior Lecturer
Research instituteInstitute for Positive Psychology and Education
Faculty of Health Sciences

Research outputs

Does school average achievement explain the effect of socioeconomic status on math and reading interest? A test of the Information Distortion Model 
Parker, Philip, Sanders, Taren, Anders, Jake, Sahdra, Baljinder, Shure, Nikki, Jerrim, John and Cull, Nicola. (2021) Does school average achievement explain the effect of socioeconomic status on math and reading interest? A test of the Information Distortion Model . Learning and Instruction. 73, p. 101432. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.learninstruc.2020.101432

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Mindfulness and its association with varied types of motivation within self-determination Theory : A systematic review and meta-analysis
Donald, James N., Bradshaw, Emma L., Ryan, Richard M., Basarkod, Geetanjali, Ciarrochi, Joseph, Duineveld, Jasper J., Guo, Jiesi and Sahdra, Baljinder K.. (2020) Mindfulness and its association with varied types of motivation within self-determination Theory : A systematic review and meta-analysis. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 46(7), pp. 1121-1138. https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167219896136

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Is self-compassion selfish? The development of self-compassion, empathy, and prosocial behavior in adolescence
Marshall, Sarah L., Ciarrochi, Joseph, Parker, Philip D. and Sahdra, Baljinder K.. (2020) Is self-compassion selfish? The development of self-compassion, empathy, and prosocial behavior in adolescence. Journal of Research on Adolescence. 30(S2), pp. 472-484. https://doi.org/10.1111/jora.12492

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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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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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Compulsive internet use and the development of self-esteem and hope: A four-year longitudinal study
Donald, James N., Ciarrochi, Joseph, Parker, Philip D. and Sahdra, Baljinder K.. (2019) Compulsive internet use and the development of self-esteem and hope: A four-year longitudinal study. Journal of Personality. 87(5), pp. 981 - 995. https://doi.org/10.1111/jopy.12450

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Does your mindfulness benefit others? A systematic review and meta-analysis of the link between mindfulness and prosocial behaviour
Donald, James N., Sahdra, Baljinder K., Van Zanden, Brooke, Duineveld, Jasper J., Atkins, Paul W. B., Marshall, Sarah L. and Ciarrochi, Joseph. (2019) Does your mindfulness benefit others? A systematic review and meta-analysis of the link between mindfulness and prosocial behaviour. British Journal of Psychology. 110, pp. 101 - 125. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjop.12338

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Using genetic algorithms to abbreviate the mindfulness inventory for sport: A substantive-methodological synthesis
Noetel, Michael, Ciarrochi, Joseph, Sahdra, Baljinder and Lonsdale, Chris. (2019) Using genetic algorithms to abbreviate the mindfulness inventory for sport: A substantive-methodological synthesis. Psychology of Sport and Exercise. 45(101545), pp. 1 - 11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psychsport.2019.101545

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Body Image-Acceptance and Action Questionnaire-5: An abbreviation using genetic algorithms
Basarkod, Geetanjali, Sahdra, Baljinder and Ciarrochi, Joseph. (2018) Body Image-Acceptance and Action Questionnaire-5: An abbreviation using genetic algorithms. Behavior Therapy. 49(3), pp. 388 - 402. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.beth.2017.09.006

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Users’ intrinsic goals linked to alcohol dependence risk level and engagement with a health promotion website (Hello Sunday Morning): Observational study
Bradshaw, Emma, Sahdra, Baljinder, Calvo, Rafael A., Mrvaljevich, Alex and Ryan, Richard. (2018) Users’ intrinsic goals linked to alcohol dependence risk level and engagement with a health promotion website (Hello Sunday Morning): Observational study. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 5(4), pp. 1 - 8. https://doi.org/10.2196/10022

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A worthy self is a caring self: Examining the developmental relations between self-esteem and self-compassion in adolescents
Donald, James N., Ciarrochi, Joseph, Parker, Philip D., Sahdra, Baljinder K., Marshall, Sarah L. and Guo, Jiesi. (2018) A worthy self is a caring self: Examining the developmental relations between self-esteem and self-compassion in adolescents. Journal of Personality. 86(4), pp. 619 - 630. https://doi.org/10.1111/jopy.12340

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Network analysis for the visualization and analysis of qualitative data
Pokorny, Jennifer J., Norman, Alex, Zanesco, Anthony P., Bauer-Wu, Susan, Sahdra, Baljinder K. and Saron, Clifford D.. (2018) Network analysis for the visualization and analysis of qualitative data. Psychological Methods. 23(1), pp. 169 - 183. https://doi.org/10.1037/met0000129

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Are people mindful in different ways? Disentangling the quantity and quality of mindfulness in latent profiles and exploring their links to mental health and life effectiveness
Sahdra, Baljinder K., Ciarrochi, Joseph, Parker, Philip D., Basarkod, Geetanjali, Bradshaw, Emma L. and Baer, Ruth. (2017) Are people mindful in different ways? Disentangling the quantity and quality of mindfulness in latent profiles and exploring their links to mental health and life effectiveness. European Journal of Personality. 31(4), pp. 347-365. https://doi.org/10.1002/per.2108

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When empathy matters : The role of sex and empathy in close friendships
Ciarrochi, Joseph, Parker, Philip D., Sahdra, Baljinder K., Kashdan, Todd B., Kiuru, Noona and Conigrave, James. (2017) When empathy matters : The role of sex and empathy in close friendships. Journal of Personality. 85(4), pp. 494-504. https://doi.org/10.1111/jopy.12255

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A longitudinal person-centered perspective on youth social support : Relations with psychological wellbeing
Ciarrochi, Joseph, Morin, Alexandre J.S., Sahdra, Baljinder K., Litalien, David and Parker, Philip D.. (2017) A longitudinal person-centered perspective on youth social support : Relations with psychological wellbeing. Developmental Psychology. 53(6), pp. 1154-1169. https://doi.org/10.1037/dev0000315

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Attachment security as a foundation for kindness toward self and others
Shaver, Phillip R., Mikulincer, Mario, Sahdra, Baljinder Kaur and Gross, Jacquelyn T.. (2016) Attachment security as a foundation for kindness toward self and others. In In K. W.Brown and M. R.Leary (Ed.). The Oxford Handbook of Hypo-egoic Phenomena pp. 1 - 32 Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199328079.013.15

Book chapter

Measures that make a difference: A functional contextualistic approach to optimizing psychological measurement in clinical research and practice
Ciarrochi, Joseph, Zettle, Robert D., Brockman, Robert, Duguid, James, Parker, Phillip David, Sahdra, Baljinder Kaur and Kashdan, Todd B.. (2016) Measures that make a difference: A functional contextualistic approach to optimizing psychological measurement in clinical research and practice. In In R. D. Zettle, S. C. Hayes and D. Barnes-Holmes and Anthony Biglan (Ed.). The Wiley handbook of contextual behavioral science pp. 320 - 346 John Wiley & Sons.

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A heart and a mind: Self-distancing facilitates the association between heart rate variability
Grossmann, Igor, Sahdra, Baljinder Kaur and Ciarrochi, Joseph. (2016) A heart and a mind: Self-distancing facilitates the association between heart rate variability. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience. 10, pp. 1 - 10. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnbeh.2016.00068

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The development of compulsive internet use and mental health : A four-year study of adolescence
Ciarrochi, Joseph, Parker, Philip, Sahdra, Baljinder, Marshall, Sarah L., Jackon, Chris, Gloster, Andrew and Heaven, Patrick C.L.. (2016) The development of compulsive internet use and mental health : A four-year study of adolescence. Developmental Psychology. 52(2), pp. 272-283. https://doi.org/10.1037/dev0000070

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Contextual positive psychology: Policy recommendations for implementing positive psychology into schools
Ciarrochi, Joseph, Atkins, Paul W., Hayes, Louise L., Sahdra, Baljinder and Parker, Phil. (2016) Contextual positive psychology: Policy recommendations for implementing positive psychology into schools. Frontiers in Psychology. 7, pp. 1 - 16. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01561

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Nonattachment and mindfulness: Related but distinct constructs
Sahdra, Baljinder Kaur, Ciarrochi, Joseph and Parker, Phillip David. (2016) Nonattachment and mindfulness: Related but distinct constructs. Psychological Assessment. 28(7), pp. 1 - 5. https://doi.org/10.1037/pas0000264

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Using genetic algorithms in a large nationally representative American sample to abbreviate the Multidimensional Experiential Avoidance Questionnaire
Sahdra, Baljinder Kaur, Ciarrochi, Joseph, Parker, Phillip David and Scrucca, Luca. (2016) Using genetic algorithms in a large nationally representative American sample to abbreviate the Multidimensional Experiential Avoidance Questionnaire. Frontiers in Psychology. 7(189), pp. 1 - 14. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00189

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Intensive meditation training influences emotional responses to suffering
Rosenberg, Erika, Zanesco, Anthony, King, Brandon, Aichele, Stephen, Jacobs, Tonya, Bridwell, David, MacLean, Katherine, Shaver, Philip, Ferrer, Emilio, Sahdra, Baljinder, Lavy, Shiri, Wallace, Alan and Saron, Clifford. (2015) Intensive meditation training influences emotional responses to suffering. Emotion. 15(6), pp. 775 - 790. https://doi.org/10.1037/emo0000080

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Self-compassion protects against the negative effects of low self-esteem : A longitudinal study in a large adolescent sample
Marshall, Sarah, Parker, Philip D., Ciarrochi, Joseph, Sahdra, Baljinder, Jackson, Chris and Heaven, Patrick. (2015) Self-compassion protects against the negative effects of low self-esteem : A longitudinal study in a large adolescent sample. Personality and Individual Differences. 74, pp. 116 - 121. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2014.09.013

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High-frequency heart rate variability linked to affiliation with a new group
Sahdra, Baljinder, Ciarrochi, Joseph and Parker, Philip D.. (2015) High-frequency heart rate variability linked to affiliation with a new group. PLoS One (online). 10(6), pp. 1 - 14. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0129583

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Hope, friends, and subjective well-being : A social network approach to peer group contextual effects
Parker, Philip D., Ciarrochi, Joseph, Heaven, Patrick, Marshall, Sarah, Sahdra, Baljinder and Kiuru, Noona. (2015) Hope, friends, and subjective well-being : A social network approach to peer group contextual effects. Child Development. 86(2), pp. 642-650. https://doi.org/10.1111/cdev.12308

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Security enhancement, self-esteem threat, and mental depletion affect provision of a safe haven and secure base to a romantic partner
Mikulincer, Mario, Shaver, Phillip, Bar-On, Naama and Sahdra, Baljinder. (2014) Security enhancement, self-esteem threat, and mental depletion affect provision of a safe haven and secure base to a romantic partner. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. 31(5), pp. 630 - 650. https://doi.org/10.1177/0265407514525887

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Psychological flexibility is not a single dimension: The distinctive flexibility profiles of underweight, overweight, and obese people
Ciarrochi, Joseph, Sahdra, Baljinder, Marshall, Sarah, Parker, Philip and Horwath, Caroline. (2014) Psychological flexibility is not a single dimension: The distinctive flexibility profiles of underweight, overweight, and obese people. Journal of Contextual Behavioural Science. 3(4), pp. 236 - 247. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcbs.2014.07.002

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Security enhancement, self-esteem threat, and mental depletion affect provision of a safe haven and secure base to a romantic partner
Mikulincer, Mario, Shaver, Phillip, Bar-On, Naama and Sahdra, Baljinder. (2014) Security enhancement, self-esteem threat, and mental depletion affect provision of a safe haven and secure base to a romantic partner. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. 31(5), pp. 630 - 650. https://doi.org/10.1177/0265407514525887

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Comparing Attachment Theory and Buddhist Psychology
Sahdra, Baljinder and Shaver, Phillip. (2013) Comparing Attachment Theory and Buddhist Psychology. International Journal for the Psychology of Religion. https://doi.org/10.1080/10508619.2013.795821

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Comparing Attachment Theory and Buddhist Psychology
Sahdra, Baljinder and Shaver, Phillip. (2013) Comparing Attachment Theory and Buddhist Psychology. International Journal for the Psychology of Religion. https://doi.org/10.1080/10508619.2013.795821

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Can security-enhancing interventions overcome psychological barriers to responsiveness in couple relationships?
Mikulincer, Mario, Shaver, Phillip, Sahdra, Baljinder and Bar-On, Naama. (2013) Can security-enhancing interventions overcome psychological barriers to responsiveness in couple relationships? Attachment and Human Development. https://doi.org/10.1080/14616734.2013.782653

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Can security-enhancing interventions overcome psychological barriers to responsiveness in couple relationships?
Mikulincer, Mario, Shaver, Phillip, Sahdra, Baljinder and Bar-On, Naama. (2013) Can security-enhancing interventions overcome psychological barriers to responsiveness in couple relationships? Attachment and Human Development. https://doi.org/10.1080/14616734.2013.782653

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Self-reported mindfulness and cortisol during a shamatha meditation retreat
Jacobs, T, Shaver, P, Epel, E, Zanesco, A, Aichele, S, Bridwell, D, Rosenberg, E, King, B, MacLean, K and Sahdra, Baljinder. (2013) Self-reported mindfulness and cortisol during a shamatha meditation retreat. Health Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0031362

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Intensive training induces longitudinal changes in meditation state-related EEG oscillatory activity
Saggar, M, King, B, Zanesco, A, MacLean, K, Aichele, S, Jacobs, T, Bridwell, D, Shaver, P, Rosenberg, E and Sahdra, Baljinder. (2012) Intensive training induces longitudinal changes in meditation state-related EEG oscillatory activity. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 6(September), pp. 1 - 14. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2012.00256

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Enhanced response inhibition during intensive meditation training predicts improvements in self-reported adaptive socioemotional functioning
Sahdra, Baljinder, MacLean, Katherine, Ferrer, Emilio, Shaver, Phillip, Rosenberg, Erika, Jacobs, Tonya, Zanesco, Anthony, King, Brandon, Aichele, Stephen and Bridwell, David. (2011) Enhanced response inhibition during intensive meditation training predicts improvements in self-reported adaptive socioemotional functioning. Emotion. 11(2), pp. 299 - 312. https://doi.org/10.1037/a0022764

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Intensive meditation training, immune cell telomerase activity, and psychological mediators
Jacobs, T, Epel, E, Lin, J, Blackburn, E, Wolkowitz, O, Bridwell, D, Zanesco, A, Aichele, S, Sahdra, Baljinder, MacLean, K, King, B, Shaver, P, Rosenberg, E, Ferrer, E, Wallace, B and Saron, C. (2011) Intensive meditation training, immune cell telomerase activity, and psychological mediators. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 36(5), pp. 664 - 681. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psyneuen.2010.09.010

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A scale to measure nonattachment : A Buddhist complement to western research on attachment and adaptive functioning
Sahdra, Baljinder, Shaver, Phillip and Brown, Kirk. (2010) A scale to measure nonattachment : A Buddhist complement to western research on attachment and adaptive functioning. Journal of Personality Assessment. 92(2), pp. 116 - 127. https://doi.org/10.1080/00223890903425960

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Intensive meditation training improves perceptual discrimination and sustained attention
MacLean, K. A., Ferrer, E., Aichele, S. R., Bridwell, D. A., Zanesco, Anthony P., Jacobs, T. L., King, B. G., Rosenberg, E. L., Sahdra, Baljinder, Shaver, P. R., Wallace, B. Alan, Mangun, G. R. and Saron, Clifford D.. (2010) Intensive meditation training improves perceptual discrimination and sustained attention. Psychological Science. 21(6), pp. 829 - 839. https://doi.org/10.1177/0956797610371339

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A scale to measure nonattachment : A buddhist complement to western research on attachment and adaptive functioning
Sahdra, Baljinder, Shaver, Phillip and Brown, Kirk. (2010) A scale to measure nonattachment : A buddhist complement to western research on attachment and adaptive functioning. Journal of Personality Assessment. 92(2), pp. 116 - 127. https://doi.org/10.1080/00223890903425960

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Group identification and historical memory
Sahdra, Baljinder and Ross, Michael. (2007) Group identification and historical memory. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 33(3), pp. 384 - 395. https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167206296103

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