List of Publications:

Recent preprints:

My research group also publishes most of our submitted manuscripts as preprints, in order to accelerate dissemination of findings. Our recent preprints:

Some selected publications:

Martela, F., Hankonen, N., Ryan, R., Vansteenkiste, M. (2021). Motivating voluntary compliance to behavioural restrictions: Self-determination theory–based checklist of principles for COVID-19 and other emergency communications, European Review of Social Psychology, DOI: 10.1080/10463283.2020.1857082

Hankonen, N. (2020). Participants’ enactment of behavior change techniques: a call for increased focus on what people do to manage their motivation and behavior. Health Psychology Review.

Hagger, Cameron, Hamilton, Hankonen, Lintunen (2020). The handbook of behavior change. Cambridge University Press.

Köykkä, K., Absetz, P., Araújo-Soares, V., Knittle, K., Sniehotta, F., & Hankonen, N. (2019). Combining the reasoned action approach and habit formation to reduce sitting time in classrooms: Outcome and process evaluation of the Let’s Move It teacher intervention. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. 81, 27–38. doi: 10.1016/j.jesp.2018.08.004

Beattie, M., Salo, G., Hankonen, N., Knittle, K., & Volanen, S.-M. (2019). Applying behavioral theory to increase mindfulness practice among adolescents: An exploratory intervention study using a within-trial RCT design. Mindfulness, 10 (2), 312–324. doi: 10.1007/s12671-018-0976-2.

Heino, M., Knittle, K., Haukkala, A., Vasankari, T., & Hankonen, N. (2018). Simple and rationale-providing SMS reminders to promote accelerometer use: A within-trial randomised trial comparing persuasive messages. BMC Public Health, 18 (1). doi: 10.1186/s12889-018-6121-2

Heino, M., Vuorre, M., & Hankonen, N. (2018). Bayesian evaluation of behavior change interventions: A brief introduction and a practical example. Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine, 6(1), 49–78. doi: 10.1080/21642850.2018.1428102

Araújo-Soares, V., Hankonen, N., Presseau, J., Rodrigues, A., & Sniehotta, F. (2018). Developing behaviour change interventions for self-management in chronic Illness: An integrative overview. European Psychologist, 1–19. doi: 10.1027/1016-9040/a000330

Knittle, K., Nurmi, J., Crutzen, R., Hankonen, N., Beattie, M., & Dombrowski, S. U. (2018). How can interventions increase motivation for physical activity? A systematic review and meta-analysis. Health Psychology Review, 1-20.

Hankonen Nelli, Heino Matti T. J., Hynynen Sini-Tuuli, Laine Hanna, Araújo-Soares Vera, Sniehotta Falko, Vasankari Tommi , Sund Reijo, Haukkala Ari. (2017). Randomised controlled feasibility study of a school-based multi-level intervention to increase physical activity and decrease sedentary behaviour among vocational school students. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity.

Hankonen, N., Heino, M., Araujo-Soares, V., Sniehotta, F.F., Sund, R., Vasankari, T., Absetz, P., Borodulin, K., Uutela, A., Lintunen, T., Haukkala, A. (2016) “Let’s Move It” – a school-based multilevel intervention to increase physical activity and reduce sedentary behaviour among older adolescents in vocational secondary schools: Study protocol for a cluster-randomized trial. BMC Public Health 16 (1), 451.

Stenius, M., Haukkala, A., Hankonen, N., & Ravaja, N. What motivates experts to share? (2016) A prospective test of the model of knowledge-sharing motivation. Human Resource Management.

Nurmi, J., Hagger, M., Haukkala, A., Araújo-Soares, V. & Hankonen, N. (2016) Relations Between Autonomous Motivation and Leisure-Time Physical Activity Participation: The Mediating Role of Self-Regulation Techniques. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology.

Laine, H., Araujo-Soares, V., Haukkala, A. & Hankonen, N. (2016). Acceptability of Strategies to Reduce Student Sitting: A Mixed-Methods Study With College Teachers. Health Promotion Practice.

Hagger M.S., Luszczynska A., de Wit J., Benyamini Y., Burkert S., Chamberland P., Chater A., Dombrowski S., van Dongen A., French D.P., Gauchet A., Hankonen N.,…, Oettingen G., Sheeran P., Gollwitzer P.M. (2016) Planning and Implementation Intention Interventions in Health Psychology: Consensus Statement and Recommendations. Psychology & Health.

Stenius, M., Hankonen, N., Haukkala, A., Ravaja, N. (2015). Understanding knowledge sharing in a work context by applying a belief elicitation study. Journal of Knowledge Management 19, 3.

Hankonen, N., Sutton, S., Prevost, T., Simmons, R., Griffin, S., Kinmonth, A., Hardeman, W. (2015) Which behaviour change techniques are associated with changes in physical activity, diet and BMI in people with recently diagnosed diabetes? Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 49, 7-17.

Hankonen, N., Kinnunen, M., Absetz, P. & Jallinoja, P. (2014). Why do people high in self-control eat more healthily? Social cognitions as mediators. Annals of Behavioral Medicine 47(2), 242-8.

Hankonen, N., Absetz, P., Kinnunen, M., Haukkala, A. & Jallinoja, P. (2013). Toward identifying a broader range of social cognitive determinants of dietary intentions and behaviour. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being 5(1), 118-35.

Hankonen, N. (2012). Mitä sosiaalipsykologia voisi olla? Sosiaalipsykologia vaikuttamisen tieteenä, vaikuttajana yhteiskunnassa. [Social psychology as a science of influence, an influence in society]. In Lahikainen A.-L., Suoninen, E., Järventie, I. & Salonen, M. (eds.) Sosiaalipsykologian sukupolvet [Generations of social psychology], pp. 243-260. Tampere: Vastapaino.

Absetz, P. & Hankonen, N. (2011). Elämäntapamuutoksen tukeminen terveydenhuollossa: vaikuttavuus ja keinot [Supporting lifestyle change in health care settings: effectiveness and strategies] Duodecim 127 (21), 2265-72

Hankonen, N., Vollmann, M., Renner, B., & Absetz, P. (2010). What is setting the stage for abdominal obesity reduction? A comparison between personality and health-related social cognitions. Journal of Behavioral Medicine 33(5), 415-422.

Hankonen, N., Absetz, P., Haukkala, A., & Uutela, A. (2009). Socioeconomic status and psychosocial mechanisms of lifestyle change in a type 2 diabetes prevention trial. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 38(2), 160-165.

Absetz, P., Oldenburg, B., Hankonen, N., Valve, R., Heinonen, H., Nissinen, A., Fogelholm, M., Talja, M., & Uutela, A. (2009). Type 2 diabetes prevention in the “real world”: Three-year results of the GOAL Implementation Trial. Diabetes Care. 32 (8), 1418-1420.

Absetz, P., Yoshida, S., Hankonen, N., & Valve, R. (2008). Ryhmänohjaajan roolin ja käsitysten yhteys ohjattavien onnistumiseen elintapamuutoksessa [The relationship between the role and beliefs of the group facilitator and participants’ success in lifestyle change]. Hoitotiede, 5, 248-257.

Hankonen, N., Ristolainen, H., & Lehtinen, V. (2007). Sosiaalipsykologisia lähestymistapoja verkkovuorovaikutukseen [Social psychological approaches to web-based interaction] Psykologia 42 (4), 276–288.

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