Professor Richard Ryan - Institute for Positive Psychology & Education (Faculty of Health Sciences)

Fully accredited supervisor - Can supervise as principal supervisor



Phone :4733 (Overseas)
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Research Interests

human motivation ; self-determination theory ; Well-being, flourishing, mindfulness, measurement, ;

Methods Expertise

No research method is currently recorded.

Research Projects

No research project is currently recorded.

Selected Publications


Did the Buddha have a self? No-self, self and mindfulness in Buddhist thought and western psychologies. , in Handbook of mindfulness

he importance of autonomy support and the mediating role of work motivation for well-being. Self-determination theory in a Chinese work organization, in International Journal of Psychology

Righting the wrong: Reparative coping after going along with ostracism., in The Journal of Social Psychology


Competence-impeding electronic games and playersa?? aggressive feelings, thoughts, and behaviors. , in Journal of Personality and Social Psychology,

Changes in materialism, changes in psychological well-being: Evidence from three longitudinal studies and an intervention experiment. , in Motivation and Emotion


On psychological growth and vulnerability: Basic psychological need satisfaction and need frustration as a unifying principle, in Journal of Psychotherapy Integration

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