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Levine, Shelby L, Brabander, Claire J, Moore, Amanda M, Holding, Anne C & Koestner, Richard. (2021). Unhappy or unsatisfied: Distinguishing the role of negative affect and need frustration in depressive symptoms over the academic year and during the covid-19 pandemic. Motivation and Emotion, 1-11.


Kachanoff, Frank J, Wohl, Michael J. A, Koestner, Richard & Taylor, Donald M. (2020). Them, us, and I: How group contexts influence basic psychological needs. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 29, 47-54.


Carbonneau, Noemie, Martos, Tamas, Sallay, Viola, Rochette, Samuel & Koestner, Richard. (2019). Examining the associations of autonomy and directive support given and received with relationship satisfaction in the context of goals that romantic partners have for one another. Motivation and Emotion, 43, 874-882.



Houlfort, Nathalie, Fernet, Claude, Vallerand, Robert J, Laframboise, Andreanne, Guay, Frederic & Koestner, Richard. (2015). The role of passion for work and need satisfaction in psychological adjustment to retirement. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 88, 84-94.


Milyavskaya, Marina, Nadolny, Daniel & Koestner, Richard. (2015). Why do people set more self-concordant goals in need satisfying domains? Testing authenticity as a mediator. Personality and Individual Differences, 77, 131-136.


Milyavskaya, Marina, Philippe, Frederick L & Koestner, Richard. (2013). Psychological need satisfaction across levels of experience: Their organization and contribution to general well-being. Journal of Research in Personality, 47, 41-51.


Taylor, Genevieve, Lekes, Natasha, Gagnon, Hugo, Kwan, Lisa & Koestner, Richard. (2012). Need satisfaction, work-school interference and school dropout: An application of self-determination theory. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 82, 622-646.


Milyavskaya, Marina & Koestner, Richard. (2011). Psychological needs, motivation, and well-being: A test of self-determination theory across multiple domains. Personality and Individual Differences, 50, 387-391.


Philippe, Frederick L, Koestner, Richard, Beaulieu-Pelletier, Genevieve & Lecours, Serge. (2011). The role of need satisfaction as a distinct and basic psychological component of autobiographical memories: A look at well-being. Journal of Personality, 79, 905-938.



Milyavskaya, Marina, Reoch, Jennifer, Koestner, Richard F & Losier, Gaetan F. (2010). Seeking social connectedness: Interdependent self-construal and impression formation using photographic cues of social connectedness. The Journal of Social Psychology, 150, 689-702.


Milyavskaya, Marina, Gingras, Isabelle, Mageau, Genevieve A, Koestner, Richard, Gagnon, Hugo, Fang, Jianqun, et al. (2009). Balance across contexts: Importance of balanced need satisfaction across various life domains. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 35, 1031-1045.


Kelly, Allison C, Zuroff, David C, Leybman, Michelle J, Alia Martin, E & Koestner, Richard. (2008). Satisfied groups and satisfied members: Untangling the between- and within-groups effects of need satisfaction. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 38, 1805-1826.


Veronneau, Marie-Helene, Koestner, Richard F & Abela, John R. Z. (2005). Intrinsic need satisfaction and well-being in children and adolescents: An application of the self-determination theory. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 24, 280-292.


Hodgins, Holley S, Koestner, Richard & Duncan, Neil. (1996). On the compatibility of autonomy and relatedness. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 22, 227-237.

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