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Visiting Scholar

M. Sc. Kaitlyn Werner

E-mailkaitlyn.werner(at)carleton.ca
AddressRichard-Strauss-Str. 2, 50931 Köln | Germany

Office hours by appointment

Research interests

Self-regulation and self-control • Goal pursuit • Motivation • Temptation and desire

Publications

  • Milyavskaya, M., & Werner, K. M. (in press). Goal pursuit: Current state of affairs and directions for future research. Canadian Psychology/Psychology Canadienne. [preprint] doi:10.17605/OSF.IO/QXSWA
  • Tabri, N., Werner, K. M., Milyavskaya, M., & Wohl, M. J. A. (in press). Perfectionism predicts disordered gambling via financially focused self-concept. Journal of Gambling Issues. [pdf]  [osf]
  • Leduc-Cummings, I., Werner, K. M., & Milyavskaya, M. (2018). Self-regulation. In V. Zeigler-Hill & T. K. Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of personality and individual differences. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. [pdf]
  • Levine, S. L., Werner, K. M., Capaldi, J. S., & Milyavskaya, M. (2017). Let's play the blame game: The distinct effects of personal standards and self-critical perfectionism on attributions of success and failure during goal pursuit. Journal of Research in Personality, 71, 57–66. doi:10.1016/j.jrp.2017.08.005  [pdf preprint]  [materials & output]
  • Werner, K. M., Milyavskaya, M., Foxen-Craft, E., & Koestner, R. (2016). Some goals just feel easier: Self-concordance leads to goal progress through subjective ease, not effort. Personality and Individual Differences, 96, 237–242. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2016.03.002  [pdf]

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Academic distinctions

  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship, Government of Ontario and Carleton University, 2018-2019
  • International Fellowship Understanding the role of motivation in the visual perception of desires (with Wilhelm Hofmann), Center for Social and Economic Cognition, University of Cologne, 2017-2018
  • Student Research and Knowledge Dissemination Grant Understanding the role of motivation in the visual perception of desires (with Wilhelm Hofmann and Marina Milyavskaya), Canadian Psychological Association, 2017-2018
  • International Doctoral Excellence Program, Faculty of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs, Carleton University 2017-2018
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship, Government of Ontario and Carleton University, 2017-2018
  • Diversity Fund Graduate Travel Award, The Society for Personality and Social Psychology, 2017
  • Nicholas P. Spanos Memorial Award for Exceptional Research Achievement, Department of Psychology, Carleton University, 2017
  • International Student Fellowship, Jacobs Foundation Zurich and University of Bern, 2017
  • Graduate Scholarship, Psi Chi: The International Honour Society in Psychology, 2017
  • Graduate Teaching Fellowship, Promoting open science in undergraduate research, Psi Chi: The International Honour Society in Psychology, 2017
  • Graduate Research Assistantship Grant The use of incentives in psychological research (with Frederick Grouzet), Psi Chi: The International Honour Society in Psychology, 2015
  • Brendan Gail Rule Award for Best Graduate Research, Social-Personality Section, Canadian Psychological Association, 2015
  • Herbert L. Zimmer Award for Outstanding Performance in Research, Department of Psychology, University of Rochester, 2013
  • Undergraduate Research Grant Integrating past goal pursuits: The effects of goal attainment on current subjective well-being (with Edward L. Deci), Psi Chi: The International Honour Society in Psychology, 2013
  • Grants-in-Aid of Research Effect of autonomy support on conscious thought in complex decision making (with Christopher P. Niemiec), Sigma Xi: The Scientific Research Society, 2011

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