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Maarten Vansteenkiste
Ghent University
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#1Joachim Waterschoot (UGent: Ghent University)H-Index: 1
#2Maarten Vansteenkiste (UGent: Ghent University)H-Index: 68
Last.Bart Soenens (UGent: Ghent University)H-Index: 61
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Abstract Although the effects of choice provision on intrinsic motivation have been intensively studied, the number of experimental studies, in particular with elementary school children, is limited. Moreover, many questions regarding the boundary conditions of the effects of choice remain unresolved. Grounded in self-determination theory, the current experimental field study examined the effect of choice provision, versus choice deprivation, on the intrinsic motivation of elementary school chil...
#1Gert-Jan De Muynck (UGent: Ghent University)H-Index: 4
#2Bart Soenens (UGent: Ghent University)H-Index: 61
Last.Maarten Vansteenkiste (UGent: Ghent University)H-Index: 68
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Abstract Objective The question whether choice is a motivation and engagement-enhancing practice is a much debated subject, both theoretically as well as in practice. Therefore, the present study examined the impact of different types of choice on engagement and intended perseverance. Design and method : In a sample of Belgian rope skippers ( n = 159; M age = 17.17; SD age = 8.43) an experimental field design was implemented, in which three different choice conditions were compared to a no-choic...
#1Eveline Goethals (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)H-Index: 4
#2Bart Soenens (UGent: Ghent University)H-Index: 61
Last.Koen Luyckx (University of the Free State)H-Index: 37
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#1Jolene van der Kaap-Deeder (UGent: Ghent University)H-Index: 9
#2Elien AudenaertH-Index: 3
Last.Maarten Vansteenkiste (UGent: Ghent University)H-Index: 68
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While incarcerated, prisoners are subject to a vast number of rules. Drawing upon self-determination theory, the present study examined whether prisoners’ perceptions of the degree to which prison officers communicate rules in an autonomy-supportive or controlling way related to prisoners’ internalization of and defiance against rules, and whether this, in turn, related to their (mal)adaptive functioning in prison. Participants were 156 Belgian prisoners (Mage = 38.60; SD = 11.68, 88.5% male) wh...
#1Netta Weinstein (Cardiff University)H-Index: 24
#2Maarten Vansteenkiste (UGent: Ghent University)H-Index: 68
Last.Silke Paulmann (University of Essex)H-Index: 22
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