Journal of Motivation, Emotion, and Personality

Reversal Theory Studies

February, 2013

Manipulating Motivational States: A Review

Author: Mitzi L. Desselles  and Michael J. Apter Organization:  Louisiana Tech University and Apter Research LLC Citation: Desselles, M.L., Apter, M.J. 2013. Manipulating Motivational States: A Review. Journal of Motivation, Emotion, and Personality. Vol. 1 (2013), pp. 44-49. DOI: 10.12689/jmep.2013.106. Abstract:  Reversal theory is distinguished from other theories of motivation and personality, especially trait theories, by […]

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A Portrait of Disaffection with School Mathematics: The Case of Anna

Author: Gareth Lewis Organization: University of Leicester Citation: Lewis, G. 2013. A Portrait of Disaffection with School Mathematics: The Case of Anna. Journal of Motivation, Emotion, and Personality. Vol. 1 (2013), pp. 36-43. DOI: 10.12689/jmep.2013.105. Abstract: Disaffection with school mathematics is a serious and important issue with social, economic and individual consequences. However, it is under-researched, […]

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Motivational and Personality Predictors of Body Esteem in High- and Low-Frequency Exercisers

Authors: Bianca L. Segatto and Kathryn D. Lafreniere Organization: Psychology Department, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada Citation: Segatto, B.L., Lafreniere, K.D.  2013. Motivational and Personality Predictors of Body Esteem in High- and Low-Frequency Exercisers. Journal of Motivation, Emotion, and Personality. Vol. 1 (2013), pp. 27-35. DOI: 10.12689/jmep.2013.104. Abstract: Active living is imperative to maintaining […]

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Rebelliousness, Effortful Control, and Risky Behavior: Metamotivational and Temperamental Predictors of Risk-Taking in Older Adolescents

Authors: Kathryn D. Lafreniere, Rosanne Menna, Kenneth M. Cramer Organization: Psychology Department, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada Citation: Lafreniere, K.D., Menna, R., Cramer, K.M. 2013. Rebelliousness, Effortful Control, and Risky Behavior: Metamotivational and Temperamental Predictors of Risk-Taking in Older Adolescents. Journal of Motivation, Emotion, and Personality. Vol. 1 (2013), pp. 17-26. DOI: 10.12689/jmep.2013.103. Abstract:  Adolescence […]

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Developing Reversal Theory: Some Suggestions for Future Research

Author: Michael J. Apter Organization: Apter Research, LLC Citation: Apter, M.J. 2013. Developing Reversal Theory: Some Suggestions for Future Research. Journal of Motivation, Emotion, and Personality. Vol. 1 (2013), pp. 1-8. DOI: 10.12689/jmep.2013.101 Abstract: Reversal theory has generated research in many different areas of psychology, but in much of this research, the theory has been a […]

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Six Criteria of a Viable Theory: Putting Reversal Theory to the Test

Author: Kenneth M. Cramer Organization: Psychology Department, University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada Citation: Kramer, K.M. 2013. Six Criteria of a Viable Theory: Putting Reversal Theory to the Test. Journal of Motivation, Emotion, and Personality. Vol. 1 (2013), pp. 9–16. DOI: 10.12689/jmep.2013.102. Abstract: In the wake of differential quality of theories, where some outshine others […]

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