Oct 312016

The Society for the Study of Motivation (SSM) will celebrate its 10th Anniversary Meeting on May 25 in Boston. As usual, the annual conference will take place in conjunction with (i.e., right before) the APS conference. Our Anniversary Meeting will feature a joint keynote address by Geoffrey Cohen (Professor of Psychology and James T. March Professor in Organizational Studies in Education and Business at Stanford University), as well as a presidential address by Peter Gollwitzer  (Professor of Psychology at New York University and at University of Konstanz, Germany). Please see the call for submissions for the details.

We invite submissions for symposia, debates, data blitz presentations, and poster presentations. We also encourage young scientists to submit for the poster award.

The deadline for symposia, debates, and data blitz submissions is December 1, 2016.
The deadline for poster presentations is January 31, 2017.
For more information, please visit: http://www.thessm.org/conference2017.php

We are looking forward to celebrating one decade of stimulating exchange on motivation science in the Society for the Study of Motivation together with you in Boston!

On behalf of this year’s SSM Program Committee:
Arne Roets (SSM program chair, Ghent University)
Thomas L. Webb (SSM program co-chair, University of Sheffield)
Ed Orehek (SSM local arrangements chair, University of Pittsburgh)
Judy Harackiewicz (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Ethan Kross (University of Michigan)
Bill Klein (NIH/Nat. Cancer Institute)
Kristin Laurin (University of British Columbia)
E.J. Masicampo (Wake Forest University)
Paul Norman (University of Sheffield)
Todd Thrash (William and Mary)
Rex Wright (University of North Texas)

Jul 222016

Psychologica Belgica is happy to announce the publication of Vol 56(2) alongside a Special Issue paying tribute to Prof. Dr. Willy Lens.  All content is now available to read online.

56: Issue 3 (special issue):
Emerging trends and future directions for the field of motivation psychology: A special issue in honor of Prof. Dr. Willy Lens

Guest edited by Maarten Vansteenkiste & Athanasios Mouratidis

  • Vansteenkiste, M., & Mouratidis, A: Emerging Trends and Future Directions for the Field of Motivation Psychology: A Special Issue in Honor of Prof. Dr. Willy Lens. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/pb.354
  • van der Kaap-Deeder, J. et al.: The Pursuit of Self-Esteem and Its Motivational Implications. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/pb.277
  • Chen, B. et al.: Where Do the Cultural Differences in Dynamics of Controlling Parenting Lie? Adolescents as Active Agents in the Perception of and Coping with Parental Behavior. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/pb.306
  • Cordeiro, P. et al.: The Portuguese Validation of the Basic Psychological Need Satisfaction and Frustration Scale: Concurrent and Longitudinal Relations to Well-being and Ill-being. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/pb.252
  • Husman, J., Hilpert, J. C., & Brem, S. K: Future Time Perspective Connectedness to a Career: The Contextual Effects of Classroom Knowledge Building. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/pb.282
  • Fryer, L. K. et al.: Understanding Students’ Instrumental Goals, Motivation Deficits and Achievement: Through the Lens of a Latent Profile Analysis. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/pb.265
  • Gaudreau, P., & Braaten, A: Achievement Goals and their Underlying Goal Motivation: Does it Matter Why Sport Participants Pursue their Goals?. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/pb.266
  • Michou, A. et al.: Building on the Enriched Hierarchical Model of Achievement Motivation: Autonomous and Controlling Reasons Underlying Mastery Goals. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/pb.281
  • Delrue, J. et al.: Intrapersonal Achievement Goals and Underlying Reasons among Long Distance Runners: Their Relation with Race Experience, Self-Talk, and Running Time. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/pb.280
  • Vansteenkiste, M., Fernandez, L., & Mouratidis, A: A Tribute to Dr. Willy Lens. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/pb.355

*Picture of Willy Lens by Anja Van den Broeck (thank you!)